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Accelerated Reader

Supporting your child with their reading

Expectations for home reading everyday

Foundation children   10 minutes

Year 1-2                      15 minutes

Year 3-6                       30 minutes


Accelerated Reader Home Connect

Home Connect, enables you and your child to access their Accelerated Reader account outside of school from any computer with internet connection. Renaissance Home Connect is fun and easy to use. It allows the teacher, you and your child to share information about their progress in Accelerated Reader.

You can log in to Renaissance Home Connect from any computer with internet connection and compatible browser. For a list of compatible browsers, type the following URL in any browser.


To log in to Renaissance Home Connect Website:


Use your child's username and password to access their book shelf. Ask their class teacher if your child can not remember it.

Please note children will not be able to take any quiz at home and we only acknowledge 80% 90% or 100% as a pass on quizzes taken.


Book Codes

All children should know what code they are working on.

Turquoise      0.0-0.9

Blue              1.0-1.9

Green            2.0-2.9

Red               3.0-3.9

Black             4.0-4.9

Yellow            5.0-5.9

Orange          6.0-7.4

Orange/Blue  7.5-7.9

Pink               8.0-8.4

Purple            9.0-9.9


Book Reviews

From term 4 we will be inviting children to rate and write small book reviews on any books they read over the term.

Please encourage them to do so and email over to Miss Gunnill -  or pop it along to her classroom with their name and class on it.


Accelerated Reader—How many words did each class read?


Duckling 13,031 Puffin 56,184 Swift 274,662
Pelican 26,450 Chaffinch 228,845 Hawk 287,518
Swan 28,646 Curlew 156,756 Kestrel 244,476
Hummingbird 80,107 Woodpecker 171,968 Flamingo 616,481
Penguin 78,898 Housemartin 107,349 Yellowhammer 851,242