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Ofsted-Recognised Whole-School Reading Culture at The Byrchall High School

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.


Ofsted-Recognised Reading Development Strategy at Landau Forte Academy, Amington

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.