The Open Learning Centre

Due to annual leave the OLC is closed on Friday 16th December 2016 and will re-open Tuesday 10th January 2017.

Parental meetings and room bookings will still go ahead and access will be from reception.

The Open Leaning Centre is a resource used by staff, students and members of the public. It is home to The Blyth Academy library, Cowpen public library, an I.T. facility and a venue for community events including Christmas and summer fayres.

The OLC is open to students from 8.30 a.m. Lunchtime clubs are popular and the OLC produces its own newspaper Open and Learn.

During the academy day lessons are held in the OLC including Accelerated Reading for each key stage three English class.

Students can come into the OLC after school to complete homework and revision.

More information about the Open Learning Centre facilities is shown on the drop down menu.