Terrigal High School

A quality comprehensive education with a history of academic success.

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Emailterrigal-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Library

Study Resources

This 10 page  Study Toolkit includes Term, Monthly, Weekly and Daily Planners as well as an Assessment Planner and more. Simply print the pages that are useful to you. If you have access to the necessary tools, feel free to laminate and re-use.

Click HERE to download your copy.

Terrigal High School Library

Terrigal High School library offers a friendly and supportive learning environment for the school community.

We encourage a love of reading amongst our staff and students and our collection is continually evolving to reflect the interests of our readers. The library is open Monday to Friday from 8 am for senior students and 8:30 am for our junior students.

Our library is a comfortable, air-conditioned place for all learners to have the best possible environment for their learning. There are two areas with computers for class use, one of these areas is available to students during their break to work on assignments or schoolwork.

Bring Your Own Device

Students can access the Bring Your Own Device forms from the library where the technology staff and set up their laptop or tablet to access the wireless network at school.

Borrowing

Junior students can borrow up to four books and senior students can borrow up to six books from the school library. The loan period is two weeks and students are encouraged to borrow over the two-week school breaks.

Access to the library catalogue ‘Oliver’ is available to students via their Department Portal and students are encouraged to use this system to review any books that they have read.

Overdue notices will be sent via email or letter throughout the year. If there are any questions regarding these overdue items, please contact the Teacher Librarian, Lyndall Gale.

Printing

There is a printer in the library available for students to use. In order to access this service, students are required to bring $5 to cover the cost of printing. The cost is 10c for black and white printing or 0.50c for colour printing. Once a student runs out of credit they will need to top it up with another $5.

Research

Students are encouraged to use the library facilities to undertake research for their assignments. There are a number of other places that students can also access a wealth of quality information at no cost. Please take a look at this PDF document for instructions on how to access the databases at Central Coast Council Libraries and the State Library of NSW.

Below are some websites that can benefit students:

Premier's Reading Challenge

All students from Year 7 to Year 9 are encouraged to take part in the Premier’s Reading Challenge each year. A list of prescribed books is available through our library’s catalogue and more information can be obtained by visiting the Premier’s Reading Challenge website.

Teacher Librarian

Lyndall Gale

PSST: Personalised Senior Student Tutoring

PSST is a senior student service delivered by Mrs Morris in the library seminar room.

 

This strategy-based program is aimed at addressing needs of seniors and supports all aspects of completing senior school, supporting academic development, improvement (from any standard), progress and achievement.

 

The aim of PSST, through personalised consultation and conversation, is to assist in minimising stress, maximising achievement opportunities and encouraging consistency.

 

This is addressed principally, though not exclusively, through some of the listed focus areas:

  • ​​Organisation and planning- tools and strategies to assist stress reduction
  • Time/behaviour management skills and strategies
  • Study skills, techniques, resources and graphic organisers
  • Writing- thinking, planning, and editing 
  • Writing structure guidance and scaffolding
  • Short answer and essay writing- TXXXC inclusive
  • Research techniques and resourcing.

Students are encouraged to make appointments on site (when applicable) or online via email.

                                               
If you would like more information, support or to make an appointment with Mrs Morris, please contact her via email

 

                                     kylie.morris@det.nsw.edu.au