Focus Skills

Available exclusively from Renaissance, Focus Skills™ are—simply put—the building blocks of student learning. Based on extensive research into how learning progresses in reading and mathematics from Reception to Year 11, Focus Skills provide a roadmap for closing learning gaps as you move every student toward greater mastery.

 

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What Kids Are Reading

Available exclusively from Renaissance, the ‘What Kids Are Reading Report 2022‘ features Renaissance Star Reading and Accelerated Reader data from over 6,000 schools and more than 1,000,000 students.

This report offers a unique insight into what children read over the 2020/2021 school year, including:

  • Specific breakdowns by region, gender and year group
  • The most popular authors and books
  • Insights from the National Literacy Trust on student attitudes towards books and readers during lockdown

 

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Webinars

At Renaissance, we host a series of free web events for schools around the world to learn best practices, discover new products and ensure continuous learning. To register for an online event or watch a recorded webinar – browse below, or you can check the full list from our webinars page.

 

Locating the Library at Cranleigh School Abu Dhabi

Jack Morris from Cranleigh School Abu Dhabi shares with us how he helps shape the reading philosophy in his school. With 69 different nationalities attending the school with many of them learning English as a […]

How to create a reading culture

Michelle Thomas, Director of Education, shares how the School of Research Science in Dubai has transformed its reading culture. With a predominantly Emiratis intake, the school has established reading as the foundation to the development […]

School Spotlight: The English College in Prague

Kayti Selbie plays an important role at The English College in Prague. She joined this academically selective secondary school in 2019 to run the library, teach English and be their Literacy Co-ordinator. As a former […]

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