Upcoming web events

At Renaissance, we host a series of free web events for schools in the UK & Ireland to learn best practices, discover new products and to ensure continuous learning during school closures. To register for an online event or watch a recorded webinar – browse the list below.
For more information on what virtual training sessions are available, please email our coaching department.

The full list of recorded webinars can be viewed here.

School Spotlight: Harlaw Academy, Aberdeen “A complete transformation of reading culture with Accelerated Reader and myON”

(Recorded 9th February 2021)


Renaissance Everywhere: A deep dive into Whole Class Reading

(Recorded 2nd February 2021)


‘Are children listening?’ – In conversation with Year 6 teacher and blogger, Kelly Buxton

(Recorded 28th January 2021)


Renaissance Everywhere: Mind the Gap

(Recorded 26th January 2021)


Road to Recovery: Year 7 Catch-Up

(Recorded 19th January 2021) Download the guide


Renaissance Everywhere: Getting the most from AR at home

(Recorded 19th January 2021)


Renaissance Everywhere: Supporting continuous learning in school and at home

(Recorded 12th January 2021)


The Lockdown Learning Awards

(Recorded 27th November)


Reading Enjoyment – What does the research say, and how can Renaissance solutions help? A conversation with Dr Sarah McGeown

(Recorded 24th November)


MAT Chat – English across a multi-academy trust

(Recorded 23rd November)


Introducing new publishers on myON!

(Recorded 10th November)


Twinkle Twinkle Little Star – Get the most out of Star Assessments

(Recorded 4th November)


School Spotlight:  Saltergate Junior School, Harrogate. “Subject leaders have already began to embed projects in myON!

Tom Cliffe, Reading Lead at Saltergate Junior School in Harrogate discusses how the Complete Literacy Solution from Renaissance has supported the school for over three years

25th February | 12:30pm

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School Spotlight: West Cornforth Primary School, Durham “I’ve planned a project for Year 5 and 6 every single week since lockdown!”

Rebecca Gregg, Reading Lead, discusses how Learning Progressions from Star Reading help her highlight the skills that struggling readers need to master, as well as sharing how she’s continued to use AR for home learning throughout the pandemic and added myON to their package too!

2nd March | 12:30pm (40 mins)

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Seeing Stars – how to bring clarity to assessment amid Covid chaos

Star Assessments for reading and maths give you accurate, actionable data about what your students know and what they are ready to learn next – informing your planning and teaching. Come and learn more about some of the myths that surround this strong set of tools.

2nd March | 2:30pm (30 mins)

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Long lasting progress in maths through a mastery approach with the effective use of Star maths

Join Secondary School Assistant Principal, Freddie Magar, as he discusses how Star Maths can create mathematically fluent students with a specific look on memory & transferable methodology.

16th March | 3:30pm (45 mins)

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Meet Accelerated Reader: a 25 minute product overview

Read a book, take a quiz, get instant feedback! Accelerated Reader is the world’s most popular reading practice programme. In this free webinar, you’ll see AR in action: how and why it works, what it looks like, and the reading data it provides. Feel free to ask any questions in the live Q&A.

24th February | 12:30pm

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Meet Star: a 25 minute product overview

Find out why over 6,500 UK schools are using Star Assessments to enhance their teaching. You’ll see how Star Assessments work for both reading and maths, and learn about the data they give you: from clear information about knowledge gaps to personalised learning plans. Feel free to ask any questions in the live Q&A.

3rd March | 12:30pm

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