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Support for Secondary Schools

SLA advice and support for SLA members

School Library Association members can phone 01793 530166 for free advice and support  or e-mail: enquiries[at]sla.org.uk.

Please include your membership number or school name on any email.

If you or your school are not yet a member of the SLA, please visit our membership page or contact the SLA Office, where staff will be happy to advise you on joining the Association.

Online Support Documents

The full list of all our online support documents is available here

Try our support documents for free. These are examples of the advice available to members.

Advocacy and Promotion

Includes promotion of the library through events and raising the status of the library and library staff.

Access a full list of the advocacy and promotion information sheets here

Books and Budgets

Covers all aspects of stock management and budgets including how many books your library should have

Access a full list of the Books and Budgets information sheets here


Covers advances in online resources for the library

Access a full list of the e-resources information sheets here

General Management

Covers all aspects of managing a school library including preparing for inspection and behaviour management tips

Access a full list of the General Management information sheets here

Position Statements

SLA position statements cover a wide range of topics including salary scales, status of the librarian and behaviour issues

Access a list of all position statements here