Please click here too see usernames and passwords for Senior Online Resources.
Here are the links and logins for our Online Resources. We highly recommend that you use these when you have research projects – the information you find in them will be accurate, trustworthy and at the right level for your work.
These are great online encyclopedias for Senior and Sixth Form students to use when doing research. World Book Student is levelled for students in Year 7 – 9. World Book Advanced is more complex and also includes primary sources, a biography centre, a CSS feed of current top news stories, detailed maps and audio/video content.
Oxford Online Resources – for Music, Drama and English
- Oxford Encyclopaedia of Theatre and Performance (part of Oxford Reference) – detailed information about playwrights, directors, actors and theatrical terms.
Online Resources – for Reading the World
Project Syndicate (for Sixth Form Students)
Project Syndicate produces and delivers original, high-quality commentaries to a global audience. Featuring exclusive contributions by prominent political leaders, policymakers, scholars, business leaders, and civic activists from around the world.
We have online access to the following journals. All of these use the following log in. Please click here for usernames and passwords for all online library resources. Only one person can log in to each of these at a time, so please log out as soon as you have finished.
- All Philip Allan magazines – 20th Century History Review, Biological Sciences Review, Chemistry Review, Physics Review, Business Review, Economic Review, English Review, PE Review, and Psychology Review.
Free Online Resources for Senior Students
The World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and cultures.
DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
BASE is one of the world’s most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources. BASE provides more than 140 million documents from more than 6,000 sources. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access).
The Digital Commons Network provides free access to full-text scholarly articles and other research from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, this dynamic research tool includes peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.
Seamless access to millions of open access research papers.
Bad News is a free online browser game in which players strive to become a fake news tycoon. The game is classified as a serious game and a newsgame aimed at improving media literacy and social impact.