Learning Resource Centre

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Want books?

We have them.  

The Learning Resource Centre here at Miltoncross covers two floors and has a large stock of various Fiction and Non-Fiction books for you to browse and borrow.

With nine desktop computers, eight iPads, printing facilities and comfy chairs, the L.R.C. is the perfect environment to catch up on work, do some research or just chill out at break time with your favourite book.

If you need help with your homework or just want to use the L.R.C. after school, we run homework club every day until 4pm.

 


 

Online Service

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Click on the button above to reserve books from the Library, find out user information for the ePlatform and recieve suggestions and recommendations.

 


 

Accelerated Reader

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Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 all use Accelerated Reader as part of their Reading lessons.  Passing quizzes on Accelerated Reader is a great way for students to earn achievement points and contribute words to their House total. Points mean prizes!

Students who like a challenge can push themselves to earn one of our Star Reader badges that they can proudly show off on their blazer lapel. 

Use the above link to take quizzes on books you’ve read.

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eBooks and Audiobooks

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All students at Miltoncross Academy have access to an extensive collection of eBooks and Audiobooks that can be borrowed using school computers or using home devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones. 

To browse the platform please use the link above.

Instructions on how to navigate the Eplatform are below.

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Student User information can be obtained by using the Miltoncross Academy Online Service or by contacting the Librarian directly.
 

 

Recommended Reads 

The English Department have collated a list of enthralling reads which we feel will develop your writing, enhance your reading and broaden your mind. Enjoy. Once you’ve finished a book, before moving on to the next one, please take a moment to tweet a short review to the Miltoncross twitter account #MXbookreview.

Please click HERE to find out what is on the list and start reading! 

Our Science Department also have a list of 'must read' books, click HERE to find out more!

 


 

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