Renaissance Reading Programme

The Renaissance Reading Programme is a digital program that helps students and teachers manage and monitor independent reading practice.

Students pick a book at their own level (this is assessed by the program in English classes) and read it at their own pace. When students finish the book, they take a short quiz on the computer to check their understanding.

Students take their book with them to read for 5 minutes at the start of each class, with an English class, once a cycle, dedicated to library time and sustained reading.

As students read and take quizzes, they earn points and track their progress toward their individual reading goal.

Teachers conference regularly with students to support reading engagement, goal setting, and comprehension strategies.

Sustained and consistent reading builds ability and better academic achievement.

Knight Street campus

The Library is located on the north side of the Knight Street campus. It provides a welcoming and engaging space for students to study, read and collaborate. There is a dedicated senior study area, printer/copier access, board games, card games and with over 30,000 resources available in a variety of formats, including the latest in fiction, you are sure to find what you need.

Our catalogue can be explored by clicking on the following link: Library Catalogue.

Opening Times

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.00am - 4.30pm
  • Friday: 8.00am - 3.15pm

Emmaus campus

Emmaus Library

A smaller branch of the library is located within the Jennings/Mungovan building at the Emmaus campus.

Notebook Programme

Learning and teaching is supported by a technology rich environment. This is designed to enhance teachers' abilities to deliver an effective and focused curriculum, as well as providing the students with another tool to help them access their work and to assist with deepening their class knowledge and understanding. All students are provided with a notebook laptop on commencement of their journey in Year 7, and upgraded to a senior notebook in Year 10.