Reading Cloud is a web-based library system designed specifically for schools, which allows pupils and teachers to borrow and return books and resources from the school library.
Using a special barcode reader, serial code stickers and individual logons, Reading Cloud allows users to search for, reserve and review books online, at home and in school.
It can be accessed from from any computer with an internet connection, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or other smartphone or tablet, through each child's individual logon.
There is also the iMLS App which can be downloaded on Android, iPhone, Ipad or iPod App.
Benefits to Our Pupils
An automatic list of recommended reads. Helps pupils to pick similar books to the ones they have already enjoyed.
Pupils can borrow and return their own books, giving them the feeling of ownership of the library.
Write a book review and give a star rating; great feature for developing literacy and writing skills. You can even add video reviews.
Meets Pupil's Technology Expectations
Apps for iPhone, iPad, smartphones and tablets.
Easy to Use Interface
Simple interface and search facilities to suit pupils of all ages.
Thousands of pre approved, curriculum relevant and safe websites added to the
Access From Home
Write or film reviews. Search the library to find and reserve books from home.
Encourages Independent Learning and ICT Skills
Children can use the search facility to locate books in our library on a massive range of topics to support the curriculum.
Safe Environment for Social Media
Children are able to update their status, write messages, blog and write book reviews on the Reading Cloud. They can only interact with pupils from TGMS and report any concern at the press of a button.
Children can add books/games/DVDs from home which they are happy to lend to their friends.
Benefits to Our Parents
Access to the School Library
From any computer with an internet connection, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or other smartphone or tablet.
Download the app and Scan the ISBN of any book anywhere to check if it is available in the school library. If we don’t have the book then it can be added to a wishlist!
Produce Video Reviews
A fun and interesting way of getting involved with your child’s reading progress.
Help your child pick their next book with the help of “Who Next?” then reserve it.
Track your Child's Reading Progress
View their past loans and what they are currently reading.