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About Us

 

Wiltshire & Swindon Learning Resources (WSLR) is a subscription service for schools, funded by schools.  Membership is open to all primary, special and independent schools throughout Wiltshire and Swindon as well as neighbouring counties.  
 
WSLR offers (on a loan basis) access to high quality teaching and learning resources. The centre (in Trowbridge) is brimming with relevant, motivating and up to date resources, including:

MultiMedia Collections  

Designed to capture the interest of pupils throughout key stages 1 and 2, these collections are filled with books, puppets, soft toys, interactive whiteboard activities, CDs of sound effects, music and songs, DVDs of film clips and full length films and programmes, weblinks, teacher notes, photos and more. Collections include, Rainforests, Safari, Chocolate and Theme Parks, as well as the MFL French collections. 

Books 

Fiction, non-fiction, topic and themed, special collections (eg less able, reluctant and books for boys), guided reading sets, picture books, poetry and play sets, talking books, big books and dual language books.

Resources 

Artefacts, models, specimens, equipment, early years, literacy and numeracy, role play, topic and themed, framed pictures and art reproductions. 

Audio-Visual

CDROMs, feature films, educational series and TV programmes, film clips, sound effects, and historic speeches. 
 

All WSLR subscriptions include:  

  • Door to door delivery and collection   
  • On-line requesting service
  • Friendly, flexible and supportive service
  • Advice, support and information  
  • 22% discount on-line bookshop 

Additional Services available:

  • Training and CPD
  • Character / Historical workshops / Storytelling / ZooLab Ranger visit
  • Author Events  

Details of all available resources can be found on this website. School staff can submit requests on-line via our website, by post or fax if preferred. 

WSLR Team Visits 

If you would like to learn more about WSLR and see some of our resources you are very welcome to visit us at our Trowbridge centre or, we can come along to your school and present at your school’s staff meeting.