School Library

Our new school library is an invaluable resource made possible though funding from our Friends of Formby High School and the Wolfson Foundation. Situated in a loft space above A Building, this exciting facility is central to our current focus on promoting a love for reading and literacy across the school.

Fiction Collection

  • Central freestanding shelves
  • Available for loan by students
  • Book donations always welcome

Reference collection

  • Perimeter wall shelving
  • Not available for loan in the first instance


  • 5 networked PCs
  • Seating for 35 students – soft seating and chairs
  • Networked convertible tablets/laptops
  • Wi-fi
  • Large touch screen wall display connected to school network

Opening times

  • Librarian working hours are 10.00am – 4.30pm daily
  • The Library is open for student access at breaks, lunchtimes and after school

Online Oliver Library software

  • Individual student and staff accounts
  • Book loan
  • Book request
  • Book reviews
  • Teaching group / tutor group / year group analytics

Word Up: the Year of Reading

Throughout 2018-19, we are encouraging all members of our school community to get into reading and expand their horizons with an active exploration of literature, vocabulary development and word consciousness.

Here are some of the exciting projects and developments planned for the year:

Community access

Our library facility is available for community use and hire. For community enquiries and bookings, please email