Assessment Success Stories
St Teresa's Primary School, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Following the success of Star Reading at the school making a positive impact on pupils reading development, headteacher terry oversaw the implementation of Star Maths to make the same impact on numeracy. Since then, we discovered the pupils at St Teresa's had carried out 1,501 Star Maths assessments last academic year.
Reading at just the right level, as noted by Ofsted at Birchanger COE Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Birchanger COE Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Birchwood, England
Birchanger COE Voluntary Controlled Primary School has been using Accelerated Reader and Star Reading since 2019 to support the school's reading development strategy.
In May 2022, the school received an unchanged 'Good' Ofsted inspection report where the inspector made specific observations about the school's successful reading development strategy
Ofsted: “Leaders make it a priority to help pupils become fluent and confident readers.” At Hughenden Primary School
Hughenden Primary School, High Wycombe, England
Hughenden Primary School has been using Accelerated Reader and Star Reading since 2020 to support the school's reading development strategy:
In May 2022, the school discovered the excellent news that they had received a 'Good' Ofsted inspection report where the inspector made specific observations on the school's recent reading success
Prescot Primary School, Knowsley, England
Prescot Primary School in Knowsley has been using the full suite of Renaissance solutions since 2012 to support the School's reading and numeracy development strategies.
In May 2022, the School received the exciting news that they'd been allocated an Ofsted Inspection report grade of 'Good'. In the report, the inspector made the following observations about the School's successful learning development strategies:
Leighton Academy, Cheshire, England
From August 2020 to April 2022, the pupils of Leighton Academy in Cheshire completed over 28,000 Accelerated Reader book quizzes and more than 3,000 Star Reading assessments to promote reading for pleasure and as part of their literacy development strategy.
Belmont Junior School, London, England
“Pupils go home with a book that they know they can read. This helps them practise the sounds they are learning.” – Ofsted
Chopwell Primary School, Gateshead, England
Chopwell Primary School have been using Accelerated Reader and Star Reading since 2017.
In April 2022, the school discovered the fantastic news that they'd received a 'Good' Ofsted inspection report. The inspector's report specifically observed the school's successful reading development strategy.
Graham School, North Yorkshire, England
Graham School has been using Accelerated Reader and Star Reading for almost a decade to provide students with more access to reading and develop a reading culture for pleasure.
The Godolphin Junior Academy , Slough
Over the last twelve months, The Godolphin Junior Academy has carried out the seventeenth-most Accelerated Reader quizzes in the UK & Ireland by completing 39,985 AR quizzes and 2,317 Star Reading. Correspondingly, a steady increase is found in both pupils' average AR reading level (+8.64%) and Star Reading ZPD level (+10.29%) at the Academy.
Castleford Academy, Wakefield, England
In 2009, Castleford Academy introduced Accelerated Reader (AR) and Star Reading to their secondary school. Thirteen years later, both reading support programmes are still going strong in the school. Furthermore, in March 2022, we discovered that Castleford Academy had completed over 22,406 Accelerated Reader quizzes over the last eighteen months - the most out of all AR user schools in Wakefield!