What is new at PLD

PLD is continually modifying and improving resources and school services.

The Whole School Literacy Plan booklet on the website provides an overview of what PLD's current offering is. From year to year there are minor changes.
This document is PLD's best summary of what current implementation looks like. Download it (or request hard copies) HERE

Over the last Five years, PLD has:

Outlined a full phonics (and affix) scope and sequence HERE
Updated our approach to High Frequency Words HERE
Created a downloadable Teaching Sequence Manual and Screening & Tracking Manual, so that classes and year levels can screen, plan for and present PLD more consistently.

Significantly improved the screening process and use of the PLD Tracking sheets to track student progress HERE
Improved access to support through videos and availability for School Support Coordinators to give feedback on data. Request support HERE

The TimeSavers range (for the junior, middle and upper primary classes) provide word lists, templates and all teachers need HERE
The Phonic Dictation Range has been updated. We offer a great trade in on this range HERE
Dictation & TimeSavers Resources
The blending programs, now incorporate continuous blending . This is as a result of developments in research in the area. The aim of continuous blending is to get students reading/decoding 6 weeks earlier, due to the earlier development of blending. This video may be of use HERE
sss-uu-nnn VS s-u-n
A full range of decodable reading books, for junior primary students (Foundation to year 1), then catch up books for Year 1-6. View catalogue HERE
Book audits in the school and to determine if classes have the 'essentials'. This audit form may be of use HERE
Term Tip video clips HERE
Those who subscribe to the PLD e-newsletters to receive Term Tip videos and Blog updates automatically. Subscribe HERE

Updated on: 31/08/2022

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