Two types of PLC
A Personalised Learning Checklist is a tool for students and teachers to
monitor and track where their learning is at.
Two types of PLC:
1. Based on skills that students need to learn throughout the A Level.
2. Based on the knowledge/ learning objectives that students need to
The idea behind a PLC
The PLC is a process.
It is about Diagnosis - Using the Themes and Elements of the
Programme of Study as a Checklist both to teach against and to
track the progress of each individual student
It is about Therapy - Using the PLC as a Resource to improve
It is about Testing - Using the PLC to test know how and confirm
It is about linking this work through the use of the Compelling
How useful are they to the students?
Over to Theo and Yasmin!
A few examples
History- these are my own and is based on a few of the modules of the AS and
A2 specification this is knowledge based.
English- this was designed by Jon and Jo based on a PiXl model which, they
have made better and is skills based.
English KS4 based on UMS and levels towards obtaining the next grade.
Chemistry – PLC for students and teachers to track towards ALPs grade.
Maths KS4 compelling scoreboard/PLC to show to students and to track where
students are at.
Business and Finance- these are compelling scoreboards that allow students
and teachers to track their progress against points.
Look at all the example – How useful do you think they are?
Which model would suit your subject area?
Now have a go- try to create a PLC for a unit/ module at
either KS4/ KS5.