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What Are Topic Boxes?

Our blue topic boxes provide you with a comprehensive range of up to date resources to use in classroom teaching. Each topic is put together bespoke, to fulfil your specific needs. Topic boxes generally consist of a selection of non-fiction titles but might also include: fiction titlesAV materialsart loan,  photograph packs and artefact packs if you have requested them and are available.

Topics are loaned on a termly basis and are delivered to your school at the beginning of term and are collected at the end of term.  The school administrator is emailed with your school's particular delivery route and date.  These routes are also posted on our facebook and twitter accounts; keep a look out for your routes photo. 

Requesting Topic Boxes

First, Primary, Middle & Special schools are given the opportunity to request their topic boxes for the whole of the next academic year in the Summer term, or if this does not suit the school,  the forms can still be submitted termly.  All topic box forms need to be returned to SLS by the end of the first half of the term. Topic forms after this date cannot be guaranteed to be ready so that they can be included on the delivery service.  You will be informed if this is the case.

To complete a topic form online, please use this link: Online Topic Box Request form

Alternatively, if you need to download the topic box request form, please use the links below and return them once completed to:
Northumberland Schools Library Service, Cleaswell Hill Centre, Guide Post, Choppington, Northumberland, NE62 5DW