St.Stephen's School

Local Libraries

Reading is a vital part of every child's education and should happen at home for at least 15 minutes every day. Reading together improves literacy skills, memory and develops imagination. Children who enjoy reading are more likely to be life-long learners, and will develop larger vocabularies and a greater knowledge of the world.

If you wish to provide more books for your child to read, beyond that offered by the school, there are a number of options available to you. We organise a Book Fair each year, which is an opportunity to purchase books for your children, or you could visit Newham Bookshop situated on 745-747 Barking Road.

We maintain excellent links with our local library and endeavour to take every opportunity to engage with their reading programmes and resources. You could also visit the library outside of school hours, and all of our children are eligible for library cards.

Here are some libraries you could visit:

  • Green Street Library: 337-341 Green Street, E13 9AR
  • Stratford Library: 3 The Grove, E15 1EL
  •  East Ham Library: 328 Barking Road, E6 2RT

For further help or advice, please contact the school who will be able to support you in these processes as well as how to get a library card for your child.