Dereham Neatherd High School

Dereham Neatherd High School

A Specialist Language College

Accelerated Reader Home Connect

Dear Parent/carer,

In Year 7 and Year 8 your child uses a software program called Renaissance Place to access their Accelerated Reader programme whilst at school. This program has a special feature called Renaissance Home Connect, which can be accessed outside of school from any computer with an internet connection and compatible browser (For a list of compatible browsers, type the following URL in any browser: Renaissance Home Connect is fun and easy to use; it allows the teacher, you, and your child to share information about their individual progress in Accelerated Reader. It will also provide a ‘bookshelf’ of books that your child has read. Clicking a book shows details such as book level, word count and points.

To log in to Renaissance Home Connect:


Username: student AR log in (your child has this)

Password: you have been emailed this

If you would like to receive e-mails showing your child's quiz or test results, click the Email Setup link in Renaissance Home Connect and follow the directions. To be sure these e-mails reach your inbox, add: to your address book.

If you have questions about Renaissance Home Connect, please contact Mrs Gill or Mrs Hunt at school.

Kind Regards

Mrs Gill / Mrs Hunt
Librarian / Head of Literacy