CSPD school libraries are physical and digital places of inquiry and reading.

They provide access to a range of resources that help students on their learning journey and help inspire purposeful learning.

Through access to our library resources and services, students develop a range of learner dispositions and capabilities to cultivate a culture of curiosity, creativity, imagination and innovation.

School Library St Bernadette's Catholic Primary Castle Hill

Our Physical Library

At St Bernadette's, our spacious, welcoming library has a central role in the school. This bright and engaging space, is fully utilised as a learning centre which supports the teaching programs in the classrooms.

All students spend time in the library for lessons, borrowing, skills development and information research.

Student Support

Teacher Librarians are on hand to assist students with locating quality information from relatable sources and ensure it is used in an ethical manner. All library staff have a great passion for literature and are on hand to provide help to students to find their next ‘great read’.

Student Support

Students are supported at St Bernadette's Catholic Primary Castle Hill


Students have access to the eLibrary - the digital gateway to a range of quality online resources that encourage and enhance reading and support inquiry learning.

The virtual library gives access to an electronic bookshelf and database access for students and staff.

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Browse the school library catalogue and also find links to reliable online encyclopaedias.

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A safe and secure Student Portal for Google's Educational Apps provided by Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese.

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A safe and secure Student Portal for Google's Educational Apps provided by Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese.

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St Bernadette's eLibrary demonstration
Watch an overview of the many digital learning tools and resources available through eLibrary.

More About Learning at St Bernadette's

Learning Spaces at St Bernadette's

We offer students the spaces and resources they require to succeed. Our learning spaces are modern and well-designed to support both independent and collaborative learning activities. Technology is used as an important teaching tool, helping to engage students more fully in their learning and integrated across all Key Learning Areas.

Our Approach to Learning

Our teachers take the time to get to know their students well in order to help them realise, and then raise, their potential. We use flexible, innovative and creative teaching practices, which cater for students’ differing learning styles and needs.

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