Lexia Case Studies
Numerous schools and support services have performed independent case studies in the use of Lexia UK’s Reading Software.
Please click on the links below to view the results.
Birmingham Pupil and School Support Service
A recent study conducted by Birmingham Pupil and School Support Service found over 60% of all pupils made accelerated progress across reading fluency, phonics, and understanding. The study also includes a teacher survey which reports high student engagement and positive feedback on the Lexia reports.
St. Helens Teaching School Alliance Trial
All schools involved in the trial said they would recommend the programme. Lisa Bradshaw, Director of the TSA, commented:
"A diverse group of schools trialled the project with the St Helens TSA this year, all Schools have reported that the benefits have been great and a large proportion of the schools wish to continue with the programme as a result of the initial trial."
Durham School of Education Report
A Teaching Alliance of Durham county primary schools investigated the effectiveness of Lexia with middle ability children. The group were aware of Lexia's effectiveness as a catch-up tool for weaker pupils, but wanted to see how it could impact on those who required a 'push' in both phonics and comprehension skills.
London Challenge Initiative
Narrowing the Gap Study
Accelerated progress in reading [NC and EAL extended scale levels]
What Works for Children with Reading Difficulties, Greg Brooks
Gains shown in reading accuracy, spelling and comprehension
Shevington High School (Wigan)
Average gain in our Y9 pilot group of boys of 39 months in a 12 month period
Unity Academy (Middlesbrough)
Over 4 months the average Reading Age Gain = 12.8 months. The strongest usage resulted in the biggest gain
Darlington Support Service Study
From the 68 students that were assessed, the average reading age gain over the 8 week trial was +5.45 months
Wolverhampton Primary Schools Study
Two thirds (66.3%) made accelerated progress They improved their Standard Scores (SS), made more than 4 Reading Age (RA) months progress in the 4 months