Cross-Curriculum Success Stories
The Byrchall High School, Wigan, England
The Byrchall High School, part of Makerfield Academy Trust, has been using Accelerated Reader and Star Reading since 2008 to support the school's whole-school reading culture. In 2020 the school invested in the Complete Literacy Solution from Renaissance when they introduced myON, the digital library, to increase reading engagement at home and to provide access to more texts for otherwise disengaged readers.
Landau Forte Academy Amington, Staffordshire, England
Landau Forte Academy Amington, a part of Landau Forte Charitable Trust, has been using Accelerated Reader and Star Reading since 2010. In the summer of 2022, the school received a 'Good' Ofsted inspection report.
Following this fantastic inspection report, we got in touch with the Head of English, Frances, who explains the crucial role that Star Reading assessments plays in ensuring all students at Landau Forte Academy Amington have proficient reading skills to access the wider curriculum, as recognised by Ofsted.
Hevingham Primary School, Norfolk, England
In 2021, Hevingham Primary School introduced the Complete Literacy Solution from Renaissance to help keep pupils engaged with reading and to support the school's literacy development plan.
With the Complete Literacy Solution, the school now has the following resources to maintain a strong culture of reading
The Hurlingham Academy, Fulham, London
Using Accelerated Reader and designated silent reading time, Hurlingham Academy have seen improvements in attitudes towards reading, and the time spent doing it.