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  • Small Steps Service: drop in sessions in Bingham

    There are some free drop in sessions run by the initiative Small Steps at Bingham Children's Centre

    Support will be available where there is no formal diagnosis of ASD or ADHD, but where behaviours maybe indicative or characteristic of these conditions and also for families of children and young people diagnosed with ASD and/or ADHD.”

    Telephone: 01623 672 152

    Information and Support Line: 07966 528 940


    Drop in sessions will run at Bingham Children’s Centre, Eaton Place, Bingham, Nottingham NG13 8BE on the following dates, and always at 1-3pm:

    Jan 23rd

    Feb 20th

    March 20th

    April 17th

    May 15th

    June 19th

    July 17th


    Posted 21/01/2019 by Learning Support - Read more

  • Lisa Serevena visits the Learning Lounge

    Careers - Toot Hill School's students explore the Radiographer profession...

    During KS3 lunctime on Monday 21st of January 2019, Toot Hill School's Learning Lounge was visited by Lisa Serevena. Lisa is a Diagnostic Radiographer at QMC and a S.T.E.M ambassador. Lisa brought with her a lead vest, bones, x-rays and a presentation to inspire our students. They learnt all about getting a job in healthcare and more about what radiographers do; from X-Rays to Ultra Sounds.

    They also found out that there is a shortage of Radiographers world wide and the job has many applications and allows you travel all over the world. Lisa also said becomming a Radiographer would be g...

    Posted 21/01/2019 by Learning Lounge - Read more

  • New January Display - 2019

    Including Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown and The Ice Monster

    New year, new month, new books!

    All new solo books including 'The unpredictability of being human', 'What to do if you turn invisible' and 'Noah can't even'

    Books that follow on from your favourite series, introducing: 'Tom Gates: What Monster', 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown' and 'Murder Most Unladylike: The case of the missing treasure.'

    Brand new Manga and Graphic Novels: 'Pokemon Adventures' and 'Avengers: The Infinity Gauntlet'

    Great new non-fiction books to sit down with: 'I have a right to', 'In Real Life', 'Get Rich Vlogging' and 'So much I want to tell you'.


    Posted 07/01/2019 by Learning Lounge - Read more

  • Career Spotlight - Health Industry

    Interested in a career in medicine? Look no further...

    Career Spotlight: Health Industry

    Our spotlight this month is shining on the Health Industry. This covers roles such as doctors, nurses, radiographers, physiotherapist, social workers, dentists and more.

    Our display is not just for those students immediately thinking about their future, it's for those who are considering their options in Year 9. Our career spotlight can help you determine which GCSE's will be important to your future.

    If the Health Industry is not for you, you can still explore our display and take part in our fun quiz to earn 10 credit points.

    Guest Speakers - ...

    Posted 07/01/2019 by Learning Lounge - Read more

  • LGBTQ+ Display

    Work Hard, Be Kind, Take Pride!

    This year we have cleared away the dark clouds and replaced them with rainbows! Our LGBTQ+ display is finally ready. This display is dedicated to all our books which include LGBTQ+ characters or storylines.

    Bask in the rainbow and take out a book today!

    Spotlight Books:

    Noah Can't Even by Simon James Green

    Poor Noah Grimes! His father disappeared years ago, hismother's Beyonce tribute act is an unacceptable embarrassment, and his beloved gran is no longer herself. He only has one friend, Harry, and school is... Well, it's pure hell. Why can't Noah be normal, like everyone els...

    Posted 07/01/2019 by Learning Lounge - Read more

  • The Reading Relay is Back!

    3,2,1 go!

    The Reading Relay Challenge is back! The rules are simple, be one of the first 14 students to finish the challenges and you will earn yourself 30 credit points and a place on our Waterstones Trip. During the Waterstones Trip you will be gifted a book and a drink from Costa Coffee!

    So what do you need to do?

    Here is the challenge:

    • Complete a Book Trust Challenge
    • Read a S.T.A.R book
    • Read a FQR
    • Reserve a book off the new display, collect it and then read it
    • Read a Graphic Novel/ Manga
    • Read a book from '50 Fab Fiction' display
    • Complete the 'Issues' quiz
    • Complete a Firs...

    Posted 07/01/2019 by Learning Lounge - Read more

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