Apps to support reading for pleasure

We have provided a suite of apps to help promote reading for pleasure. Please use the information below to guide you through setting up and using each app:

Accelerated Reader (year 7-8 only)

​Students can access Accelerated Reader from home in order to view which books are available for quizzing. They can also view their own progress and choose new books based on recommendations linked to their ability level and age. It is also possible to take quizzes from home.

​To view your current progress, use the link below and then log in with your Accelerated Reader login details:
​https://ukhosted112.renlearn.co.uk/1892323/HomeConnect/

​To find new books to read and quiz on, use the link below:
https://www.arbookfind.co.uk/

To take new quizzes, use the link below:
https://ukhosted112.renlearn.co.uk/1892323/default.aspx

Eclipse: iMLS App

Students can use Eclipse.net or the iMLS app to browse the books that we currently have available to reserve in the school library.

To access the website here, use the link below:
https://U020880.microlibrarian.net

Video instructions for Eclipse can be viewed here:

​To use the iMLS app, simply download it from the App Store or Google Play and use the instructions in the video above to sign up with your username and password. To select Ormiston Rivers Academy in the App you will need to enter the school postcode which is CM0 8QB.

Sora

Students can use the Sora app to borrow, download and read books and audiobooks via a web browser or using an App.

​To access the website here, use the link below:
https://soraapp.com/home

Video instructions for the Sora App can be viewed here:

​The app can be downloaded via the App Store or via Google Play.