Learning progressions and PLAN2 in secondary schools

About the Secondary school pilot

The pilot explored how secondary schools might use the learning progressions and PLAN2 to support and monitor students’ literacy and numeracy development in the context of NSW K-10 syllabuses.

The models and accompanying interviews show how five of these schools have used these tools within their context.

Teachers can use these resources as guides in the development of whole-school approaches to literacy and numeracy learning in their schools.

Bonnyrigg High School

Bonnyrigg High School is a partially selective, comprehensive and co–educational school in South Western Sydney. The school used the learning progressions to support differentiation and explicit teaching of literacy skills.

Bossley Park High School

Bossley Park High School is a large coeducational comprehensive high school in South Western Sydney. The school used the progressions and PLAN2 to support literacy and numeracy development in the context of NSW syllabuses.

Kurri Kurri High School

Kurri Kurri High School is a comprehensive school in the Hunter region of NSW. The school focused on the explicit teaching of literacy and numeracy skills in Stage 4.

Peel High School

Peel High School is a comprehensive, partially-selective and co-educational high school in Tamworth NSW. The school used the learning progressions and PLAN2 to target teaching to the needs of students working with the learning and support team.

Wyong High School

Wyong High School is a comprehensive co-educational high school in Central Coast NSW. The school used a cross-faculty team structure to support literacy and numeracy in all KLAs.

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