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What is Reading Plus?

Reading Plus is an online reading programme that's packed full of engaging texts for pupils to explore and enjoy.

It teaches silent reading fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary with software that meets each pupil's individual reading level.

Reading Plus supports good teaching first. And provides ongoing help for every pupil – with actionable reports for teachers.

How does Reading Plus work?

Reading Plus begins with an adaptive assessment that pupils complete on their own and without any intervention from their teacher. These results provide a baseline and the data-driven starting point for a pupil's journey through the programme.

Weekly assignments are set with personalised instructions for pupils, these include visual skills development for eye-tracking, reading tasks for comprehension and fluency, and vocabulary tasks.

How is Reading Plus implemented in schools?

We know that deciding to adopt a reading intervention is a big step for any school.

The key to making it work? Experience tells us that the way to get the results you're looking for – and that we'd expect to achieve – is to initiate and sustain a culture of growth.

That's why, when you decide to adopt Reading Plus in your school, one of our Dedicated Reading Consultants and our UK Support Team will work alongside you, making sure that implementation is smooth and successful, every step of the way.

What results can you expect with Reading Plus?

Reading Plus is designed to accelerate reading growth for pupils at all reading proficiency tiers – and fast. After just 40 to 60 hours of using Reading Plus, your Emerging readers will make significant gains to close the achievement gap.

And your Expected and Exceeding pupils at age-related expectations? Within 40 to 60 hours of using Reading Plus, they'll improve their proficiency and increase their reading levels, gaining the ability to master higher volumes of complex text with confidence.

Recommended Usage

90 minutes per week supplemented by homework

Educational Impact

provide school data
80%
build student knowledge
75%
reduce attainment gap
75%
reduce teacher workload
75%
improve attainment
74%

Additional evidence

Mar 2022

Are your pupils struggling with reading stamina?

Mar 2022

Discover how Reading Plus data now informs all reading strategies at Park View Primary Academy.

Mar 2022

Does your school have a high proportion of EAL pupils? Find out how Reading Plus supported pupils at Whetley Academy.

Mar 2022

Find out how Reading Plus improved reading at Elmridge Primary School.

Mar 2022

Find out how TES Primary School of the Year, St Aloysius, use Reading Plus to accelerate reading progress.

Mar 2022

Reading SATs EXS increases 33% in one year thanks to Reading Plus at Sunnyside Spencer Academy.

Mar 2022

Whitepaper: How educational technology can transform reading for pleasure.

Mar 2022

How Reading Plus accelerated reading development at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary

May 2022

Reading Plus efficacy study in partnership with Derby Research School

Jan 2021

How reading plus kept children reading up to speed during covid-19 lockdown

Oct 2023

Reading Solutions UK White Paper - Reading in KS3: Challenge, impact, outcomes

CompanyBusiness Name: Reading Solutions UK
HQ Location: United Kingdom
Founded: 2003
Age Range5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16, 17-18
FeaturesAccelerated Reading DevelopmentFluencyStaminaComprehensionGuided WindowProgress Reports
LanguagesEnglish
AccessibilityRobust features
PoliciesTerms of ServicePrivacy PolicyGDPR
RequirementsInternet - Low BandwidthDesktop - MacDesktop - WindowsDesktop - ChromebookMobile - iPad
Set Up

3-5 days

TrainingLive OnlineWebinarsDocumentationVideos

When your school purchases a Reading Plus licence, you gain access to much more than our award-winning literacy software.

You gain the support of our team of dedicated professionals who are committed to making sure you get the most out of the programme throughout your contract with us.

We’ll help you implement the programme in your school, provide tailored ongoing support, training, and pedagogic advice – and be on hand during school hours to answer any questions.

Your journey with Reading Plus begins with your dedicated Reading Development Consultant.

They will take you through a structured implementation plan to establish a routine and your understanding of the programme.

This is achieved by providing regular scheduled online training at a time convenient to you. During these sessions, you will be taken through the functionality of the programme – as well as a detailed overview of the many data reports that show the progress your pupils are making.

The next stage of your journey involves a handover to our experienced Partner Plus Team.

Partner Plus is our built-in support package that lasts for the length of your contract.

As part of the handover, your training needs and implementation plans for the programme will be documented to form the basis of your tailored ongoing support, training, and pedagogic advice.

With our Customer Support team you have access to:

• Unlimited online training and support for educators
• Regular monitoring of your account with tailored advice via email
• A wealth of downloadable resources and training guides
• Termly reports to evidence impact
• Phone support 5 days a week, 8.15 am- 4.30 pm
• Housekeeping for account administration
• Pedagogic advice

An extensive collection of reports

Our extensive reporting shows you the progress your pupils make through their use of the Reading Plus programme. We’ve also developed additional reports to further support you – and evidence the progress being made.

Lexile tracking reports

The Reading Plus Lexile Tracking Report is designed to evidence formative pupil progression in reading speed, comprehension, and vocabulary. And it identifies target pupils who require further support or intervention.

We send these reports on a termly basis covering years 3 to 6.

Skills tracking reports

Skills tracking reports identify children’s strengths and areas for development to help inform interventions. When children complete a reading selection on Reading Plus, they answer 10 questions to test their deeper understanding and comprehension anchor skills.

We have correlated these anchor skills to the content domain reference for KS2 to help provide an insight into pupils’ overall levels of performance.

We send these reports in preparation for Year 5 pupils progressing to Year 6 so that teachers can identify immediately where pupils require support to become secure in the skills areas that require development.

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Home Learning

Teacher must create the account.

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TagsReadingaccelerated readingfluencyreading supportKS2KS3

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Pricing Plans

Free TrialPaid Subscription

Reading Plus pricing starts from £24 / per-pupil

The cost of Reading Plus for your school depends on how and where you want to introduce the programme. For instance, you may want to introduce Reading Plus to your whole school or to a specific class or year group.

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Ms

Literacy Coordinator

Used Reading Plus weekly for 0–3 months

Apr 2023

User friendly, reduces teacher workload, students enjoy it. Data on progress is pending.

Ms found Reading Plus:
  • Moderately reduces teacher workload
    Immediate AFL, resources provided and differentiated by software. Progress monitored.
  • Slightly reduces attainment gap
    No data to show yet.
  • Slightly provides school data
    Data pending.
  • Slightly improves attainment
    Anecdotally, students feel that it improves their understanding of vocabulary.
  • Moderately builds student knowledge
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Kayleigh

Class Teacher

Used Reading Plus daily for 4-6 months

Apr 2023

Staff support from Reading Plus has been great, children are motivated with the program and encourage their peers to read texts they have enjoyed and impact is evident.

Kayleigh found Reading Plus:
  • Slightly reduces teacher workload
    We still plan and teach additional reading in school and use this for individual children so track their needs
  • Significantly reduces attainment gap
    Children have made accelerated progress with reading fluency, vocabulary knowledge and comprehension. Many children began on Pre A and have made huge steps in progress.
  • Significantly provides school data
    Reports can be used to support the impact in SLT meetings and monitoring of reading assessments.
  • Significantly improves attainment
    All children have made progress.
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    Vocabulary knowledge and usage in their written work as understand how to use from their reading plus lessons.
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Mrs

Reading Lead

Used Reading Plus weekly for 1-2 years

Apr 2023

It is very expensive and takes a lot of teacher effort to get pupils engaged. I think it is a good system and would be better if it was cheaper, had more links to the curriculum and was easier accessible to both teachers and pupils who want to access it like their peers but need much more support - possibly an option where the comprehension and questions were read to pupils - or at least some of it.

Mrs found Reading Plus:
  • Slightly reduces teacher workload
    Those pupils who are able to access it independently mean it does reduce teacher workload. For those pupils who find it difficult to log in and need a lot of support to access it - it is much more difficult, particularly in Year 2/3 when it is first introduced. It isn't always easy to navigate for those teachers who do not use it often or are new to it so as the lead I am often trying to show/train others on how to use it.
  • Slightly reduces attainment gap
    I have no evidence to say either way
  • Slightly provides school data
    We can see how a pupil has advanced through RP however I would like to be able to see a reading age or a measurable target outside of RP.
  • Slightly improves attainment
  • Moderately builds student knowledge
    Pupils have said to me, I read that on RP. It would be good to have more readings linked to the currciulum.
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Margaret

l2earning support

Used Reading Plus weekly for 4-6 months

Apr 2023

it is half way

Margaret found Reading Plus:
  • Slightly reduces teacher workload
    2 2
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    the p2rogress exams
  • Moderately provides school data
    the students enjoy 2reading
  • Slightly improves attainment
    they are engaged
  • Slightly builds student knowledge
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Mr

Teacher

Used Reading Plus weekly for 7–12 months

Mar 2023

Too early to see full impact

Mr found Reading Plus:
  • Moderately reduces teacher workload
    Less planning for reading teaching
  • Slightly reduces attainment gap
  • Significantly provides school data
    A wealth of reports to run - excellent for parent feedback
  • Moderately improves attainment
    Higher level readers particularly benefited
  • Slightly builds student knowledge
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Mr

Head of English

The Stonehenge School, England

Used Reading Plus daily for 4-6 months

Mar 2023

Definitely useful, but the cost is significant in times of limited school budgets.

Mr found Reading Plus:
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    Preparation of intervention material
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    Reading ages shifting significantly
  • Slightly provides school data
    Reading ages (from Literacy Assessment Online) increasing for target groups
  • Slightly improves attainment
    Difficult to link RP directly to attainment at this stage
  • Slightly builds student knowledge
    All reading builds knowledge, but hard to quantify.
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Ms

Lower School Leader

Used Reading Plus daily for 3-4 years

Mar 2023

It has a great impact on some children, as the variety in books is improving.

Ms found Reading Plus:
  • Moderately reduces teacher workload
    Marking
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    Basic Reading Skills
  • Moderately provides school data
  • Moderately improves attainment
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
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Mrs

Deputy headteacher

Used Reading Plus weekly for 3-4 years

Nov 2022

Really good programme to use with excellent support from the Reading Plus team

Reply from Reading Plus:Thank you for your fantastic feedback! We are delighted to hear that you are seeing such great results from the programme. Our dedicated Reading Plus team aim to continue providing you and your school with tailored ongoing support, training, and pedagogic advice, and hope that your results will continue to excel.
Mrs found Reading Plus:
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    Instant analysis of how children are reading and answering questions
  • Significantly reduces attainment gap
    Amazing attainment in KS2 SATs last year after frequent use of the programme
  • Significantly provides school data
    Progress in reading over time
  • Significantly improves attainment
    SATs attainment last year - many children reached EXS/GDS standards
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
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Tim

Teamleader

Used Reading Plus daily for 3-4 years

Nov 2022

It has really improved children's reading level and comprehension.

Reply from Reading Plus:Thanks Tim! It's great to hear that Reading Plus has improved results at Western Primary School.
Tim found Reading Plus:
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    Reading speeds can see improvements.
  • Significantly reduces attainment gap
  • Moderately provides school data
    N/A
  • Moderately improves attainment
    N/A
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    N/A
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Michelle

Curriculum Leader of English

Used Reading Plus weekly for 1-2 years

Nov 2022

Too early on in the process to give a score of 10. Need to monitor the positive impact first.

Reply from Reading Plus:Thanks Michelle. Hopefully the academy will see some positive impact and fluency/comprehension gains as you continue to use the programme. If you require any additional support, please don't hesitate to contact our Reading Solutions Partner Plus support team who will work with you to make sure you get the best from Reading Plus - https://www.readingsolutionsuk.co.uk/training-support/
Michelle found Reading Plus:
  • Slightly reduces teacher workload
  • Slightly reduces attainment gap
  • Moderately provides school data
  • Moderately improves attainment
  • Slightly builds student knowledge
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Mrs

Teacher

Used Reading Plus daily for 7–12 months

Nov 2022

It's a great tech tool to have in the classroom, that improves student outcomes and decreases teacher workload

Reply from Reading Plus:Thank you for taking the time to review Reading Plus. It's great to hear that Reading Plus not only supports with teacher planning, reports and assessments, but that our programme is impacting your students comprehension using the texts to explore further!
Mrs found Reading Plus:
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    Helps with guided reading, measuring misconceptions and supports the planning of reading
  • Significantly reduces attainment gap
    Looking at the number of years gap that is reduced within a shcool year
  • Significantly provides school data
    Helps with report writing and termly assessments with the use of data from reading and insight assessments
  • Significantly improves attainment
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    Students often follow up reading from reading plus with further exploration of the topic and/or author
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Mrs

Year 6 teacher and English Lead

Used Reading Plus daily for 1-2 years

Nov 2022

The children are engaged in their reading and I get real time assessment

Reply from Reading Plus:Thank you for your feedback! It's fantastic to hear how Reading Plus positively impacts both teachers and students.
Mrs found Reading Plus:
  • Moderately reduces teacher workload
    Less marking and more real time feedback
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    The increase in reading speed definitely helps with exam practise
  • Significantly provides school data
    I can review who my bottom 20% of readers are regularly and plan activities accordingly
  • Moderately improves attainment
    Children who are struggling at the start of the year find confidence through choosing their own reading material.
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
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Karen

Head of English

Used Reading Plus daily for 1-2 years

Nov 2022

Yes, overall, I can see the merit in this system. I have observed first-hand the improvements that Reading Plus can make on reading skills. However, I tent to agree with our students- much of the reading material is bland.

Reply from Reading Plus:Hi Karen, thanks so much for your review. Sorry to hear your thoughts on the lack of variety of reading material. We strive on providing a diverse collection of texts that provide windows and mirrors - in which children can investigate and explore topics and authors further on their own accord, and where they can either see themselves reflected in the text, or see experiences, histories, and cultures outside of their own. It is fantastic to hear that Reading Plus has positively impacted your student, and hopefully the programme will continue to support students at the school in a similar way!
Karen found Reading Plus:
  • Moderately reduces teacher workload
    Most teachers use Reading Plus to cover one full English lesson per week. This is used as assessment time, we can gather data on progress etc. It also allows teachers time to mark while discretely monitoring Reading Plus progress.
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    Yes, last year we had a year 11 boy who presented with signs of dyslexia. He also had significant gaps in his reading ability in relation to his age (assessed at 9y 4months at the start of y11). He began to use Reading Plus every day at the start of the academic year and stuck to his prescribed programme of 20 min daily sessions for the year. He left school the following summer, to go to college, with a GCSE level 3 in English Language and a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification. Importantly, his reading age improved significantly to 13y 6months.
  • Moderately provides school data
    For the most part, I feel the data systems are far too complex and overly complicated to read and use. However, I do like the reading speed measure.
  • Moderately improves attainment
    Please see example provided above. This student also did well in other GCSEs as a direct result of being able to read fluently and with much more confidence.
  • Slightly builds student knowledge
    A common complaint from our students is the lack of variety in the reading material. They often feel bored by the choices. Therefore, I would have to say that often the reading material can have a detrimental impact on attainment.
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Mrs

Year 5 and 6 teacher

Used Reading Plus weekly for 1-2 years

Nov 2022

The children enjoy the wide range of text types. However, some children don't remain as focused as others, so you always need to keep this in mind when interpreting the attainment data.

Reply from Reading Plus:Thank you for your review. It's great to hear that significant progress has been made for some of your learners. Hopefully this will continue for those using the programme.
Mrs found Reading Plus:
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    Not having to select ability appropriate texts or comprehension questions.
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    Some learners have started below the expectation for their age and then completed above.
  • Moderately provides school data
    It helps to provide a broader picture than simply using a formal test.
  • Moderately improves attainment
    Some learners have made significant progress and achieved above age expectations.
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    Children frequently refer to a fact they recall from Reading Plus or make links to topics being studied.
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Rachael

Transition and Progress Lead

Used Reading Plus daily for 1-2 years

Nov 2022

Overall extremely happy. Would have liked more skills worksheets/videos now that we are on year 3.

Reply from Reading Plus:Thank you for your review Rachael! It's great to hear you are happy with the programme and we will take your feedback on board with regards to the worksheets and videos.
Rachael found Reading Plus:
  • Moderately reduces teacher workload
    Marking students' responses. Data information.
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    Helped following Covid lockdowns to 'catch-up'
  • Significantly provides school data
    Reading Plus data is shared with SLT
  • Moderately improves attainment
    Helping to close gaps after Covid lockdowns
  • Slightly builds student knowledge
    Wider reading/general knowledge
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Headteacher

Used Reading Plus daily for 5 years+

Oct 2022

It would be better if it was more affordable for all children in school rather than just a small group due to cost

Reply from Reading Plus:Thank you for your feedback. It's great to hear that Reading Plus is helping with fluency and speed.
School found Reading Plus:
  • Slightly reduces teacher workload
    It requires a member of staff to monitor the children using it
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    it helps develop fluency and speed
  • Slightly provides school data
    No
  • Slightly improves attainment
    No
  • Slightly builds student knowledge
    No
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Mrs

Primary Teacher

Used Reading Plus daily for 1-2 years

Oct 2022

It helps with teacher workload, provides a fairly accurate assessment of attainment level (along with other assessments we use), a collection of data that proves the attainment level (proving their level) and where gaps are for individual students.

Reply from Reading Plus:Thank for the great feedback. We are pleased to hear how Reading Plus is supporting your students both at school and at home.
Mrs found Reading Plus:
  • Significantly reduces teacher workload
    It allows time for independent work in class, this allows teachers 30 minutes of catch up time in class. Helps towards creating a calm and focussed environment.
  • Significantly reduces attainment gap
    It allows an assessment of children in one area, which highlights any extra help that may be needed (phonics, comprehension etc.)
  • Significantly provides school data
    Along with other assessment, it provides a more accurate reading attainment level.
  • Significantly improves attainment
    I can see attainment levels collectively and also how, for those that access reading plus at home, the impact this has on attainment levels over all.
  • Significantly builds student knowledge
    I can see comprehension levels and vocabulary levels. I can also see which students are eager to share their knowledge with me independently.
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Mrs

Headteacher

Used Reading Plus daily for 3-4 years

Oct 2022

The impact on our children's fluency, understanding and enjoyment of reading has been remarkable. Children who cannot read cannot access the curriculum as they get older. Improving the children's reading is improving their life chances.

Reply from Reading Plus:Thank you for taking the time to review Reading Plus. It's fantastic to hear how our programme is impacting your students fluency and comprehension, and even better when the students are enjoying reading for pleasure.
Mrs found Reading Plus:
  • Moderately reduces teacher workload
    The assessment of reading and the bank of what individuals or groups of children need to do next saves staff time.
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    The results at the end of Y6 showed that almost all the children that were able to access Reading Plus were at or above the expected level to be secondary ready. This means they were able to access the curriculum at secondary school.
  • Significantly provides school data
    We have good data on progress in reading both functional skills and understanding.
  • Significantly improves attainment
    Attainment in reading at the end of Y6 last summer was significantly above other areas of learning.
  • Moderately builds student knowledge
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Miss

Teacher

Used Reading Plus weekly for 3-4 years

Oct 2022

It is user-friendly with good support when needed. On the whole, children in our school enjoy using the program. Some children find they don’t have a wide enough selection of books to choose from. It is quite a big financial investment.

Reply from Reading Plus:Thank you for your feedback. We are so pleased that Ponteland Community Middle School are benefitting from Reading Plus, assisting students with their reading progress and supporting teacher workload and assessments.
Miss found Reading Plus:
  • Slightly reduces teacher workload
    No planning/ marking is required. I am able to use some lesson time to listen to individual pupils read.
  • Slightly reduces attainment gap
    Some children starting on a low level appear to make great progress
  • Slightly provides school data
    We have other forms of data but reading plus data can also be used to support teacher assessment
  • Slightly improves attainment
    We have good end of Key Stage 2 Reading data and reading plus plays a part in this.
  • Slightly builds student knowledge
    Children sometimes tell me something they’ve learned from a reading plus book
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Shamara

Hazel Treadway- Fairfield Spencer Academy. English Lead

Used Reading Plus daily for 1-2 years

Oct 2022

Children can’t decode unfamiliar words when they pause because the words get blurred

Reply from Reading Plus:Hi Shamara, thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to hear that you are happy with the variety of resources and texts available and hope that the programme is helping your students reach their full potential. If we can support you any further with the programme, our Reading Solutions Partner Plus team are on hand to answer any queries you may have.
Shamara found Reading Plus:
  • Moderately reduces teacher workload
    Provides a variety of reading resources/genres
  • Moderately reduces attainment gap
    Develops fluency and comprehension
  • Significantly provides school data
    Helps to identify specific aspects of reading that need addressing
  • Moderately improves attainment
    If used regularly, pupils are more likely to achieve the expected standard
  • Moderately builds student knowledge
    Opportunity to read a variety of non-fiction texts
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Russell Shoebridge

Teacher

England

Sep 2022

We were impressed overall with RP when we trialled it in our school and we will be continuing to use it this year on a bigger scale. However, the customer support and training from Jonny B was particularly high quality.

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Miss M Watson

Teacher

England

Jul 2022

Reading Plus is a great tool for helping children with their comprehension skills; improving their reading skills and tracking progress including areas for development.

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Nick Reed

Teacher

England

Jul 2022

We have just started using Reading Plus with our learners and I cannot recommend this company enough. Ian has been fantastic with helping us implement it within our new curriculum, and is always on hand with any support we may need. Even our most reluctant learners are now engaging with Reading Plus which is absolutely fantastic. Keep up the great work everyone

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Hannah Cooper

Teacher

England

Jun 2022

Great training given and looking forward to receiving more as and when needed. Really useful and straight forward.

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Mrs D Callec

Teacher

England

Jun 2022

We have been using Reading Plus for two years now and have found it to be a great resource. The children enjoy using it and the data that it provides us with is extremely useful. The training we recently received from Reading Solutions was fantastic and tailored to exactly what we needed to ensure the staff and pupils got the most out of the programme. I would definitely recommend it.

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Certified Pedagogical Quality

Certified by Education Alliance Finland,

EAF Evaluation is an academically-backed approach to evaluating the pedagogical design of a product. EAF evaluators assess the product using criteria that covers the most essential pedagogical aspects in the learning experience.
Passive
Active
Reading Plus actively gathers information on the student's work and effort: Engagement on various types of activities doesn't go unnoticed. The programme doesn't allow user to skip or pass through the content with no engagement: in order to proceed, the previous level tasks have to be completed at a sufficient level. t provides age adjusted pre-curated material, and responds and adapts to learner's activities.
Rehearse
Construct
Learning progress is based on memorizing things and focusing in understanding what one has read. The baseline assessment defines the starting level, and the path is adaptive. The programme tells the learner what they have learned by giving constant feedback as the student works on the tasks, and there are good features, such as hints to correct part of the text, that are delivered in timely and optimized ma
Linear
Non-linear/Creative
Learning progress is directly comparable between learners, but the data is available to the teachers only - students don't make comparisons. Learning progress is individual, and the learner has very clear goal on how much effort they should put on the practice. Reading Plus provides accurately predictable learning outcomes as it monitors and adapts to the student's learning process and progression.
Individual
Collaborative
The learner can act and progress autonomously. The solution enables student to have their personal learning path and allows them to fully focus on their own progress.. There's no ads or intrusive messaging. It's up to the educator to make the reading progress and outcomes collaborative and social, for example by using the data to create reading groups.

Learning goals

Certified by Education Alliance Finland

The supported learning goals are identified by mapping the product against the selected reference curriculum and soft skills definitions most relevant for the 21st century.

  • Reading books that are structured in different ways and reading for a range of purposes.
  • Enabling the growth of positive self-image
  • Practicing to take responsibility of one's own learning
  • Practicing to find, evaluate and share information
  • Practicing to find ways of working that are best for oneself
  • Learning to understand and interpret diverse types of texts
  • Practicing persistent working
  • Practicing strategic thinking
  • Practicing to look things from different perspectives
  • Practising visual recognition
  • Practicing to observe spoken and written language
  • Learning about different countries and their characteristics
  • Learning about cultural aspects and to respect different cultures
  • Encouraging to build new information and visions
  • Developing problem solving skills
  • Learning to recognise and evaluate arguments and their reasonings
  • Getting familiar with different cultures
  • Learning to understand people, surroundings and phenomenons around us
  • Learning to understand and interpret diverse types of texts, from vernacular to academic
  • Practicing logical reasoning to understand and interpret information in different forms
  • Learning to find the joy of learning and new challenges
  • Practicing letters, alphabets and written language
  • Encouraging to build new information and visions
  • Learning to build information on top of previously learned
  • Practicing to notice causal connections
  • Learning the basics of spelling
  • Practicing decision making
  • Learning to plan and organize work processes
  • Encouraging the growth of positive self-image
  • Practicing to evaluate one's own learning
  • Practicing time management
  • Practicing to set one's own learning goals
  • Learning to face failures and disappointments
  • Apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (morphology and etymology), as listed in English Appendix 1, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words that they meet.
  • Apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (etymology and morphology) as listed in English Appendix 1, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words they meet.
  • Distinguish between statements of fact and opinion.
  • Identifying how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning.
  • Summarising the main ideas drawn from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas.
  • Drawing inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence.
  • Understand what they read by checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context.
  • Increasing their familiarity with a wide range of books, including myths, legends and traditional stories, modern fiction, fiction from our literary heritage, and books from other cultures and traditions.
  • Reading books that are structured in different ways and reading for a range of purposes.
  • Continuing to read and discuss an increasingly wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks.
  • Identifying how language, structure, and presentation contribute to meaning.
  • Identifying main ideas drawn from more than one paragraph and summarising these.
  • Drawing inferences such as inferring characters’. feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence.
  • Checking that the text makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and explaining the meaning of words in context.
  • Identifying themes and conventions in a wide range of books .
  • Increasing their familiarity with a wide range of books, including fairy stories, myths and legends, and retelling some of these orally.
  • Learning to find the joy of learning and new challenges
  • Practicing to evaluate one's own learning
  • Practicing to set one's own learning goals
  • Practicing to take responsibility of one's own learning
  • Practicing to find ways of working that are best for oneself
  • Practicing persistent working
  • Practising visual recognition
  • Practicing to observe spoken and written language
  • Practicing memorizing skills
  • Practicing letters, alphabets and written language
  • Using technology as a part of explorative process
  • Practicing to find, evaluate and share information
  • Practicing to use information independently and interactively
  • Connecting subjects learned at school to skills needed at working life
  • Encouraging positive attitude towards working life
  • Enabling the growth of positive self-image
  • Supporting student to build their own linguistic and cultural identity
  • Learning about different languages
  • Learning to combine information to find new innovations
  • Encouraging to build new information and visions
  • Apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (morphology and etymology), as listed in English Appendix 1, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words that they meet.
  • Read further exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound, and where these occur in the word.
  • Apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (etymology and morphology) as listed in English Appendix 1, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words they meet.
  • Continue to apply phonic knowledge and skills as the route to decode words until automatic decoding has become embedded and reading is fluent.
  • Re-read these books to build up their fluency and confidence in word reading.
  • Read aloud books closely matched to their improving phonic knowledge, sounding out unfamiliar words accurately, automatically and without undue hesitation.
  • Read most words quickly and accurately, without overt sounding and blending, when they have been frequently encountered.
  • Read further common exception words, noting unusual correspondences between spelling and sound and where these occur in the word.
  • Read words containing common suffixes.
  • Read accurately words of two or more syllables that contain the same graphemes as above.
  • Read accurately by blending the sounds in words that contain the graphemes taught so far, especially recognising alternative sounds for graphemes.
  • Realizing the connection between subjects learned in free time and their impact to skills needed at worklife
  • Connecting subjects learned at school to skills needed at working life
  • Practicing versatile ways of working
  • Practicing decision making
  • Learning to plan and organize work processes
  • Practicing to take responsibility of one's own learning
  • Learning to use foreign language in work context
  • Encouraging positive attitude towards working life
  • Understand what they read by checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context.
  • Summarising the main ideas drawn from more than one paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas.
  • Practicing to use foreign language as a communication tool
  • Practicing to find ways of working that are best for oneself
  • Practicing persistent working
  • Getting familiar with different cultures
  • Learning to notice causal connections
  • Supporting student to build their own linguistic and cultural identity
  • Learning to understand people, surroundings and phenomenons around us
  • Understand books by answering and asking questions.
  • Reading books that are structured in different ways and reading for a range of purposes.
  • Understand books by checking that the text makes sense to them as they read and correcting inaccurate reading.
  • Learning to build information on top of previously learned
  • Practicing to notice causal connections
  • Encouraging the growth of positive self-image
  • Supporting the growth of environmental awareness
  • Encouraging to build new information and visions
  • Practicing fine motor skills
  • Practicing memorizing skills
  • Practicing letters, alphabets and written language
  • Using technology as a part of explorative process
  • Learning about different countries and their characteristics
  • Increasing their familiarity with a wide range of books, including fairy stories, myths and legends, and retelling some of these orally.
  • Creating requirements for creative thinking
  • Understanding and practicing safe and responsible uses of technology
  • Learning to find the joy of learning and new challenges
  • Using technology as a part of explorative and creative process
  • Practicing to notice causal connections
  • Using technology resources for problem solving
  • Building common knowledge of technological solutions and their meaning in everyday life
  • Learning to plan and design own written content and textual representations
  • Practicing keyboard skills and touch typing
  • Familiarizing with the influences of media and understanding its affordances
  • Practicing to set one's own learning goals
  • Practicing to find, evaluate and share information
  • Practicing to use information independently and interactively
  • Learning to understand and interpret diverse types of texts
  • Using technology as a part of explorative and creative process
  • Experiencing and exploring sounds and music from different sources
  • Learning to understand and interpret diverse types of texts, from vernacular to academic

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