UPDATE - School to close at the end of the school day today, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. This means that students will need to remain at home, as of Monday 23rd March, until further notice. In advice issued by the Government last night, it states that ‘every child who can be safely cared for at home, should be’.
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All library books currently on loan will be automatically renewed during the school closure


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Accelerated Reader - Attention Year 7!


Students are temporarily able to login and take AR Quizzes from home during the school closure


Click on this link to access our unique AR web address. Please find further instructions from your teacher below. Happy Reading!

Accessing AR from home - teacher guidance

Useful Links:

MyOn - A selection of AR ebooks

AR Bookfinder - search for books with AR quizzes and find out their level (Year 7)

Accelerated Reader - click here to login and take a quiz (Year 7)

World Book Day - Selection of free audio books, including Abi Elphinstone, Caroline Lawrence and Cathy Cassidy

Book Trust

CBBC Book Club


The Children's Book Review

British Library


FCC Youtube channel

Issues Online - Username: Faringdon Password: 2791


Popular Reads

Looking for inspiration? Check out our list of popular reads for young people, below. You might discover a new favourite!

Oxfordshire Book Awards 2020 WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT! 


Best Secondary Novel: 


'A Good Girl's Guide to Murder'

by Holly Jackson


Every year FCC library participates in the Oxfordshire Book Awards. Students who read the shortlisted books and vote for their favourite title are invited to the awards ceremony at Oxford High School in the Autumn term. Please see the OBA website for more information.

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Oxfordshire Book Awards Ceremony 2019

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Your library is open 8am-4.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8am-4pm on Friday.


Homework Club takes place in the library every day after school 3pm-4.30pm (except Friday).


In the library you will find a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books, DVDs, magazines, newspapers and a network of 30 computers.


We now have 10 ipads available for students to use in the Library! 


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Kids Lit Quiz


Every year we take a team to the regional round of the Kids' Lit. Quiz, a worldwide literary quiz for students aged 10-13 which aims to encourage a love of reading. Find out more about the quiz on their website.


Kids' Lit. Quiz 2019

CILIP Carnegie Medal Shadowing 2019


WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT! 'The Poet X' by Elizabeth Acevedo


Please have a look at our unique shadowing site and read the reviews written by our students at: