Total raised for Charity


Students and staff came together to raise money through a range of activities throughout this school year. Thank you to everyone involved.



Opening Times
Monday- 8:30am- 4:00pm
Tuesday- 8:30am- 4:00pm
Wednesday- 8:30am- 4:00pm
Thursday- 8:30am- 4:00pm
Friday- 8:30am- 4:00pm
Librarian:  Mrs Gillian Willington 

Reading is one of the most important skills you will learn in school. Like all skills, improvement comes with practice and Bilton School Library provides a wide variety of books for you to borrow for reading practice, information and enjoyment.

The library is your space to learn and discover. If you every have any recommendations or questions about the Library please let us know.

Our library aims to support you throughout your time here. However, in order to maintain and expand our library resources, it is essential that you return the resources you have borrowed.



Check out our Recommended Reading List. All books are available to loan from the library.

KS3 Recommended Reading List

KS4 & KS5 Recommended Reading

Books For Reluctant Readers

Check out the new Young Adult cataloging page now available on the Warwickshire County Council website.


Young Adult cataloging page




  • Students are responsible to handle library books and resources with care. Please keep books away from food, liquids and pets.
  • Any book/resource that is damaged or lost should be reported to Bilton School Library immediately in order for it to be repaired. If the damage caused is not easily repairable, payment toward a replacement copy will be requested from parents.
  • If a book/resource is lost, payment toward a replacement copy will be requested from parents.
  • All books issued from Bilton School Library, including English books, must be returned directly to Bilton School Library and not to a teacher.
  • If you move from Bilton School, please return all books before moving.
  • Fiction books can be loaned for a two week period but non-fiction books have varying loan periods. The due date of each book will always be stamped on the inside cover of the book. If students have not finished reading their book during this time, they are able to renew their book. Any overdue book means that a student cannot borrow another book until the overdue book is renewed or returned.
  • Students will receive 3 reminders via their school email/tutor to return an overdue resource. If the book has still not been returned, a letter will be sent home charging for the replacement copy of the missing resource.

The Library Website

The Library website is for you to keep track of the resources you have borrowed, as well as search for resources which you may wish to borrow. The library website will recommend resources for you based on your previous loans, it also allows you to write reviews on the books you have read to share with the rest of the school.

The library website can be accessed via the following link:

library website

Library Rules

There are a few rules that need to be followed when using the Library:

  • No food or drink should be consumed in the library, this needs to be finished before you come in.
  • Ensure you enter quietly, making sure you don’t disturb others who may be working.
  • Bags and coats should be put tidily in the bag store as you enter the library.
  • You may borrow up to 3 books.

Library resources

The library offers a range of resources that are available for you to use. The library has a wide range of fiction books that are available for you to borrow. These books are ordered alphabetically by the author’s surname.

The library has some non-fiction books available, please ask.

The library subscribes to a weekly edition of First News.

There are 10 computers in the Library that are available to use before and after school as well as at break and lunch times.

VLE Books

Bilton School library now has an online reading platform, VLE books. It is early days, so there are a few titles, mainly revision guides and some popular classics.
Let us know if there are any books you would like to add to help broaden student's subject knowledge.

You can see available titles on Browns Books website.

Or you can access on start menu under VLE books.

If you are logged into office 365, you will go straight to VLE books, if not, you be prompted to enter your school login details. You can access VLE books on laptop, Kindle, phones ect.

Some of the benefits of VLE are bookmarks, dictionary, annotations, selection of font, size/colour. If you have any problems accessing this, please let us know.


Extra Curricular Club

Wellbeing Ambassadors meet Tuesday morning during form time. Please speak to Ms Ansell or Mrs Willington if you would like to join.

Lego Club Year7/8, Thursday lunchtimes (bring lunch).

Wellbeing Ambassadors & Guests, Friday lunchtimes for games and a chat (bring lunch).

Additionally, the library is open until 4pm every day for homework and revision support.



A Careers' specialist, Mr Stoddart, visits weekly.
Please check days with the librarian. If you would like to book a careers' appointment, please speak to Mr Stoddart or email