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Beattock and Moffat Academy Cluster

About our Library

Miss Gibbon, Library Assistant 



Moffat Academy hosts a library in Primary and another in Secondary, where Miss Gibbon is based. 

Primary pupils run their library assisted by Primary teachers and Miss Gibbon.






Moffat Academy Library

Learning Resource Centre (LRC) is a term which is used in the United Kingdom to describe a type of library that exists within an educational setting such as Secondary Schools, Further Education Colleges and Universities. We provide a safe, friendly and resourceful setting for all students and staff with vibrant and interesting eye-catching displays.
The Aims of Moffat Academy Libraries
  • To provide students and staff with a wide range of books and multimedia resources to support teaching and learning.
  • To offer a quiet place to study
  • To provide a suitable area for student mentoring sessions.
  • To provide a location suitable for group and independent research.
  • To provide opportunities to browse and discover.
  • To provide photocopying access and service.
  • To provide a smooth library transition for pupils from P7-S1 with an Induction programme followed by continued support. 


The School Library Assistant-
  • Is welcoming and friendly.
  • Makes reading relevant and enjoyable.
  • Motivates pupils to read.
  • Is helpful and supportive to both pupils and staff.
  • Is resourceful and creative.
  • Provides IT support.


The School Library Assistant Promotes Reading and Literacy Skills with:
  • Book promotions.
  • Author Visits.
  • Ideas for promoting reading for enjoyment.
  • Colourful and relevant displays celebrating reading and books.
  • Reading Reward Schemes.
  • Organising special events to celebrate days such as World Book Day, Book Week Scotland and Roald Dahl Day.