Pupil Progress Success Stories
Ashleigh C of E Primary School, Devon, England
Ashleigh CE Primary School, part of the Ventrus Multi Academy Trust, has been using Accelerated Reader and Star Reading since 2019 to support the school's reading development strategy.
In September 2022, the school received a 'Good' Ofsted inspection report with specific accommodations for the school's reading engagement initiative.
Charnwood Primary Academy, Litchfield, England
Charnwood Primary Academy, part of the Staffordshire University Academy Trust, has been using Accelerated Reader and Star Reading to support the school's reading development strategy since 2016. In November 2022, the school received a continued 'Good' inspection report from Ofsted, with specific recognition of the school's positive reading culture.
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!
Gaelscoil an Bhradáin Feasa, Co. Meath, Ireland
Gaelscoil An Bhreadain Feasa has been using Accelerated Reader, Star Reading and myON, the Complete Literacy Solution, since 2019. In 2021, we discovered that the school had completed the most AR quizzes out of all Gaelscoil schools in Ireland.
We met with teacher Áine to discover how the Complete Literacy Solution from Renaissance has helped pupils boost their reading engagement and proficiency.
Secondary School, West Midlands
One secondary school in the West Midlands has seen huge success in both student engagement and tangible progress since using the Nearpod Free Trial.
“Needless to say, we will continue to implement Accelerated Reader and Freckle maths for the long term.”
Pontygwaith Primary School, Wales
Pontygwaith Primary School introduced Accelerated Reader and Star Reading to their pupils during Spring Term 2019. The school has since gone on to also implement Star Maths and Freckle maths practice to support their numeracy development plan.
Bearnes Primary School, Devon, England
Teacher and SENDCo, Becky Hawling, registered for Nearpod Free Trial in January 2022 as she'd used the learning management system during the multiple lockdowns while her pupils were learning from home. With Nearpod, she was able to maintain learning engagement throughout.
Longroyde Primary School, Calderdale, England
Longroyde Primary School have been using Accelerated Reader and Star Reading since 2012. In March 2022, we discovered that the school had carried out the most Accelerated Reader quizzes in the local authority of Calderdale, with over 17,575 quizzes completed over the last eighteen months.