Welcome To HGS Library Resources

You will find links to useful research and information services here. We are in the process of adding resources so keep checking for additions. Please send any requests or suggestions, or report any problems to  library@heckgrammar.co.uk

Library Catalogue

Search the library catalogue to find resources. You can search by author name, book title or subject. Use the link to look at the catalogue. https://heckmw.cirqahosting.com/


British Library Catalogue


The British Library has a vast collection of books and journals. We can order copies, borrow books and access electronic downloads. You can search their catalogue here.  http://explore.bl.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?vid=BLVU1 Email or ask in the library if you want to order any resources  library@heckgrammar.co.uk

We have signed up to the Financial Times School scheme which gives you free access to the FT online. Click on the icon to request a set-up link. You will need to choose Heckmondwike Grammar School from the dropdown list and be connected to the school wi fi to join. Once joined you can download the APP and access from anywhere.


Massolit is an English and History resource for A-Level students, it is created by academics and includes multi media resources. You have to create an account using your school email address, this will be authenticated and provide access. Use the link to log-in https://www.massolit.io/users/sign_in or create an account here https://www.massolit.io/users/sign_up

British Medical Journal

The BMJ is a journal used by the medical profession. It includes the latest research and articles about issues relevant to clinicians. It also has advice about careers and applying for medical school.

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The Review Magazines

Journals specifically written for A-Level Studies and there is one for most subject areas. They cover the A-Level syllabus and more. You can search the database for a particular subject, or topics within a subject, or choose a magazine and read it page by page. Paper copies of the most recent are in the library, all other copies are available in the online archive. They can be accessed using the link below.

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GCSE Magazines for History and Geography

You can search for topics within each subject or use key words. You can choose a magazine and read it page by page. To access use the link below.

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Why not try an e-book? There are thousands to choose from using the e-platform. You will need to log in with your school username. The password is Library1

Foreign Language Newspapers

Spanish daily newspaper El Pais is available to read. You will need to use the following:

email: cgennevieve@heckgrammar.co.uk

Password: Sp@nishpaper

Le Monde is a daily French newspaper. You can read it online by clicking the link.

You will need the following:

email: cgennevieve@heckgrammar.co.uk 

Password: Frenchp@paper