You are welcome to come and visit our Resource Centre where you will find over 3000 resources for sales, loan or reference.
The Resource Centre also provides an artefacts loan service and access to recommended websites, and staff can offer assistance in finding human resources, in the form of artist/educators from Africa, Asia and other parts of the world.
Centre staff can offer specialist advice on resources for teaching about citizenship, distant places, development, human rights, peace, environment, diversity and equal opportunities issues. Staff can help with resourcing all areas of your curriculum including literacy, geography, history, maths, science, SMSC and music & arts. There are resources to support whole school development: Eco-schools, Fair Trade, Rights Respecting Schools, P4C Awards, Global Schools Award, International Schools Award.
The range of resources for sale, loan and reference includes photo-packs, CDs, DVDs, fiction and non-fiction books, posters and games. Almost every school curriculum area is represented. There are titles for early years, primary, secondary, further education, youth and community work.
- Global Objects Collections (hands on artefacts for loan to use in the classroom)
- National Curriculum related teaching packs, CDs and DVDs (there are DVD viewing facilities at the Resource Centre)
- P4C materials
- Initial Teacher Education materials
- Junior readers and picture books
- Adult/FE materials
- Youth Work materials
- Maps and posters
- Journals and periodicals
All of the above are available for sale, loan or reference, with DECSY members receiving purchase discounts of 20%.