Library

Our Principles/ Fundamentals of Learning

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The KIWI Centre ( Knowledge, Interests, Wisdom and Information ) is a fabulous Modern Library Environment which supports our students in developing key competencies across all learning areas of the New Zealand Curriculum. To achieve this goal, it purchases, provides access to, and curates, a wide range of high quality, up-to-date resources – digital, audio-visual and print. The KIWI Centre also strives to meet the reading needs and interests of students who range in age, ability and cultural background.

The KIWI Centre is pivotal to Barton’s strong school wide reading culture: creating, inspiring and supporting readers.

Senior students can apply for librarian positions and then work in the library during break times. Librarians work towards Bronze, Silver and Gold librarian badges. What great quality librarians we will have.

Jackie Tapper is our very dedicated librarian. She looks after all the book resources in the school, including teaching resources, scholastic book orders and the library.

Click here to go through to the Library website:

KIWI Centre web page link

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