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Celebrating Women in Sport

By Alex Halcoussis, Editorial Assistant

With the Women’s World Cup well underway in Paris, take a look at these books that cover a diverse range of fantastic sportswomen to inspire your young readers!

Let’s take a journey back in time…

By Ruth Atkinson, Marketing Assistant

Here at Renaissance, we’ve been accelerating learning for all for over 30 years. And it all started with a mother who wanted to share her love of reading with her children… read the story of Renaissance’s humble beginnings in the US all the way until today.

If you like this – try this!

By Krista Culbertson, Editor

We know that book recommendations can be tricky. So we’ve come up with series similar to your students’ favourites to keep them hooked on reading!

The new education inspection framework: a breakdown

In January, the initial proposal of the new Ofsted inspection framework was published and open to public consultation until May. Over 11,000 responses later, the final framework is now live, and here’s what we got from it…

Accelerated Reader for struggling readers

By Kerry McGuire, Assistant Editor

Reading can be a struggle for many children. In this blog, we highlight some books and series perfect for encouraging struggling readers to get stuck in to a book along with their classmates!

A collaborative future of educational technology

Here’s what we learnt about the future of educational technology from the Schools and Academies Show this year.

Developing a Trust-wide reading strategy (with Accelerated Reader)

By Gary Hillyard, Assistant Headteacher

In this guest post, Gary Hillyard talks about his Trust-wide reading strategy and why they’ve evolved the use of Accelerated Reader beyond small intervention programmes to become the backbone of reading in all the Trust’s schools.

Celebrate World Autism Awareness Week with a great book!

By Lee Burkwood,

This week is World Autism Awareness Week. We’ve picked out some great fiction and non-fiction titles for all interest levels that are sure to get kids exploring issues around autism.

So… why is ‘Mr Greedy’ as hard to read as ‘Of Mice and Men’?

By Ruth Atkinson, Marketing Assistant

In this blog post, we explain Accelerated Reader book levels, how they’re decided, and why they sometimes seem surprising!

“An Education Renaissance” – announcing our partnership with the Confederation of School Trusts

We at Renaissance UK are proud to announce a new, momentous platinum partnership with the Confederation of School Trusts.


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