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Profile of Helen Cleaves

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The third of our profiles of the three exciting and innovative librarians who have made it onto the Honour List for the SLA School Librarian of the Year Award 2019. The Award Ceremony takes place in London on Thursday.

Helen Cleaves is Librarian/Learning Resources Manager at Kingston Grammar School where she has an impact which extends well beyond the library doors. From welcoming new staff with a breakfast croissant and liaising closely with pastoral staff through to promoting academic rigour at Head of Department meetings, Helen is utterly committed to ensuring that the library is welcoming, relevant and purposeful.

Read her full profile and a revealing Q&A: https://www.sla.org.uk/helen-cleaves.php

"Nothing beats the conversation with a student who has just finished a book that they loved, and so discovered a new favourite author to explore further."

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