Data Success Stories
Perry Wood Primary and Nursery School, Worcester, England
Perry Wood Primary and Nursery School, part of the Griffin Schools Trust, is celebrating the success of their enhanced reading and numeracy development strategies, thanks to the implementation of Renaissance's Accelerated Reader and Star Reading solutions. Since introducing these programs in 2021, the school has significantly improved pupils' reading levels. In addition, it now boasts an impressive milestone of over 11,000 Freckle maths practice sessions halfway through the 22/23 academic year.
Heathwood Lower School, Bedfordshire, England
Heathwood Lower School has used The Complete Literacy Solution from Renaissance since 2022. With a combination of Accelerated Reader, Star Reading and myON, the school has all the tools to promote reading engagement and practice and accurately assess pupils' reading progress throughout the academic year.
By the end of the 21/22 academic year, we discovered that the pupils at Heathwood Lower School had read more than four million words on myON alone.
St Andrew's C of E School Nuthurst, West Sussex, England
St Andrew’s CofE Primary School has been using Accelerated Reader, Star Reading and Star Early Literacy since 2020 to support the school’s reading development strategy. In November 2022, Deputy Headteacher Sam Bacon met with a school governor who then compiled a report on the impact that Accelerated Reader had on pupils’ reading engagement, enjoyment and development over the last two years and specifically since Sam has taken over the Accelerated Reader scheme in September 2022. The report was subsequently shared with and corroborated by school governors.
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.
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
Bramley Sunnyside Junior School, Rotherham, England
Bramley Sunnyside Junior School has been using Star Maths assessments since 2018 to support the school's maths development strategy. In 2022 the school introduced Freckle maths practice further to help the proficiency of numeracy skills for all pupils. In the summer term of 2022, we discovered that the pupils of Bramley Sunnyside Junior School had completed almost 5,000 Freckle maths practice tasks in two academic terms.
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:
Theale Green School, West Berkshire, England
Theale Green School in West Berkshire has been using Accelerated Reader and Star Reading since 2014.
In 2020, Head of English Emily joined the school already familiar with Accelerated Reader, using the reading assessment resource in her previous school.
Being an advocate of the quality of data and insight that Accelerated Reader and Star Reading give to staff and school leaders, Emily took complete administrative duties for the programme's operation at Theale Green School.
Subsequently, in May 2022, Theale Gren School received a 'Good' Ofsted inspection report with specific praise for the school's reading development strategy.
More pupils than ever before reaching the higher standard of reading at The Learning for Life Partnership
The Learning for Life Partnership, North West, England
All five schools at the Learning for Life Partnership use Accelerated Reader and Star Reading to support their respective reading development strategy.
In July 2022, following the success the trust had recently had with more pupils meeting the higher level expected standard in reading than ever before, we got in touch with Director of Education Jo, who explained the impact of Accelerated Reader and Star Reading having throughout the trust.