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First Aid has moved to Trusted First Aid (Incorporating School First Aid).
Please go to: https://www.trustedfirstaid.com.au/ 

We've minimised disruption for all first aid customers because you can log into your account there with your same username and password. Products and codes are the same. Existing Reward Points preserved here (for our educational supplies) and also transferred to Trusted First Aid. Only main change will be the new Trusted First Aid (Incorporating School First Aid) contacts and different payment details on their website and invoices.



Waddington Reading and Spelling Tests

Waddington Diagnostic Standard and Advanced Reading and Spelling Tests 1 & 2

Make 2024 and 2025 Count! The most important testing a teacher can do to efficiently define student abilities and quickly establish structured programs.

Australia's most reliable reading and spelling tests for quickly and efficiently pin-pointing a student's critical reading and spelling age as well as diagnosing foundation skills and highlighting phases to be targeted for teaching and learning programs. Proven across three decades, this Third Edition holds data well established before the pandemic disrupted student learning. There's no other classroom teacher-based testing device more efficient, or more detailed in diagnosis of reading and spelling, so easily administered in under one hour. These tests put teachers back in control of student testing and diagnosis where individual student ability is assessed by the professional classroom practitioner and not left to computers with unknown/detached construction or methodologies devoid of valid standardized processes.

Includes advanced reading tests and advanced spelling test sections with references to explicit teaching strategies and follow-up student learning resource materials.


- 13th June 2024 All Victorian state schools will use phonics to teach reading from 2025. 25 minutes per day of explicit phonics and phonemic awareness teaching and learning. Waddington Reading and Spelling Tests have a proven 3+ decades foundation covering the three most important cueing systems, the foremost being grapho-phonic knowledge and phonemic awareness, along with syntatic/grammatical and semantic knowledge. Waddington's strong explicit teaching strategies and follow-up resources will never leave teachers in the lurch or students slipping through the system. "As I always say, there's no magic pot of gold at the end of a learning rainbow, usually it is hard work following a well planned program but it's also rewarding work when you can see the students in your class make progress without being labeled or made to feel they are in some way different or inadequate compared to their peers. Cheers to the Victorian teachers and kind regards," Neil Waddington.

- 11th February 2024 A Grattan Institute report says one third of Australia's 4 million school children are being failed by an education system that persists with discredited theories to teach reading. Governments and school systems are being urged to commit to what's known as "structured literacy", a mix of direct instruction and phonics. Report from an example school.

- 26th January 2024 Newsweek Report - "Students Who Still Take Notes by Hand Better Off, Say Neurologists." Further evidence in support of my belief that student handwriting is extraordinarily important, especially in the learning to read and write stages, and must never be replaced only by electronic devices.

Given the massive disruption to student learning across Australia due to the pandemic, as evidenced by;
- Late 2023 NAPLAN results highlighted one in three school children are not meeting literacy and numeracy expectations
- Early 2023 reports showing schools going backwards nationally and that the 2018 national education strategy doing little to improve student learning outcomes in literacy and mathematics
Students flat-lining and going backwards since 2011 
Other recent NAPLAN reports showing the gap in results had widened over time between metropolitan, regional and remote students including high and low socio-educational groups. 

Waddington reliable classroom-based, teacher-driven testing is more important than ever before. Experienced teachers know how well they quickly and efficiently identify and diagnose student skill foundations, without solely labelling children, ranking schools or leaving teachers in the lurch when difficult student cases emerge.

 

FREE eBOOKS
 Base Words A
 Base Words Level A 

A straight-forward, easy to implement spelling program containing 34 units of spelling work covering the first 400 commonly used words, in order of frequency. Uses an easy instruction format and incorporates low-level essential grammar tasks for key words and concepts covered. Not only is this resource currently free, the information page contains key planning tips for remote learning. There has never been a better time to make sure all students in need of spelling practise, know the first 400 commonly used words in the English language.
Instant Classroom Posters
 Instant Classroom Posters 

Essential classroom posters and ideas for making your own.

Instant Maths Paper  Instant Maths Paper 
Packed with classroom posters and other aids for efficient mathematics teaching and learning, 

FREE Communication Book c21 Communication eBooks For all Australian states - fully editable with MS Word. 2024 UPDATE NOW AVAILABLE! This resource teaches students how to plan and use a diary, which they control and share with parents, whilst also documenting their own reading, tests, work examples and progress evidence through-out any given school year. FREE to all buyers of the Waddington Diagnostic Standard and Adsvanced Reading & Spelling Tests Third Edition (ONE teacher or SITE registration) - Download link is on page 128/130. Our Communication eBook updates have currently assisted over 2,200 schools/teachers alone!

FREE Basic First Aid Notes  Basic First Aid Notes - 4th August 2023 UPDATE
4th August 2023 update is essentially the same as 1st June 2023 update and includes recent ARC updates for Burns, Fainting (referred to as Presyncope) and Hyperventilation (Rapid Breathing). Also includes January 2023 first aid inclusions for earache, ear injury (such as bug in ear) and wax removal. Strategies covered are safe and very effective, without poking anything into the ear canal.

- First Aid references and further information:  ARC - Australian Resuscitation Council website. The ARC has tagged July 2024 for review of all ANZCOR Guidelines.

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Physical Goods Postage & Handling
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Our loyalty rewards $$ program will directly reward you with points for all eligible on-line orders, which can be spent on anything you like when re-ordering after reaching 100 points ($2.00 value).

 

1920s Victor Harbor Beach House

An historically traditional group stay holiday home with absolute beach front access, facilities for the disabled and within easy walking distance to all major attractions at beautiful Victor Harbor, South Australia. Click here for more information A great place to stay for student and adult groups. Book your next staff conference, student whole class camp or family get-together via Ray White Victor Harbor (08) 85521944 escape.gvh@raywhite.com or Unwind Holidays (08) 70994974 unwind@unwindholidays.com.au 


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Featured products

Base Words Level A eBook - CURRENTLY FREE!

BASEA
To download for free, simply register as a customer, add this item to your shopping cart and then click checkbox to agree and process. The download link will become immediately available via your My Account>Downloadable Products. **Go to My Account>Downloadable Products after processing** ........................................................................PLEASE NOTE: Any other paid-for ebooks purchased separately, are supplied separately via a dedicated link in a follow-up email after they are manually digitally encoded with your registered name details. Please allow up to 24 hours for any paid-for ebooks to be processed. ........................................................................"Down to Earth" spelling program containing 34 units of spelling work covering the first 400 commonly used words, in order of frequency, with easy instruction format and incorporating low-level essential grammar tasks for key words covered. If the work in this ebook is too difficult or too easy for your child, please check the related ebooks below, listed in order of difficulty depending on your child's current reading, writing and spelling skills. SCROLL DOWN for more information about how to plan and follow a path for success.
$32.95 incl GST $0.00 incl GST

Base Words Level B eBook

BASEB
"Down to Earth" spelling program containing 34 units of spelling work covering 400 commonly misspelled words, from the first 1000 frequently used words with harder instruction format and incorporating higher-level essential grammar tasks for key words covered. **Go to My Account>Downloadable Products after processing**
$32.95 incl GST $14.95 incl GST

Alphabet Resource Book - Hardcopy - SPECIAL

ARBH
Student work sheet materials for every letter of the English alphabet *** NOT SENT TO DESTINATIONS OUT-SIDE AUSTRALIA***
$43.95 incl GST $9.95 incl GST

Reading & Spelling Tests 3rd Edition (Update1) ONE Teacher Use

RSTT
Make every school year truly count by attending to every child's basic individualised academic needs with these diagnostic tests. There's no other classroom teacher-based testing device more efficient, or more detailed in diagnosis of reading and spelling, that can so easily be administered in under one hour. Embodying the future of quality classroom testing, based on 3 decades of established and core fundamentals - adaptive, diagnostic, teacher involved, individualised, immediate, comprehensive, easy to use, valid and reliable. Not just tests but a detailed and thorough supportive document with concrete after-test solutions. Includes 2 standard reading tests, 2 advanced reading tests and 2 spelling tests with new advanced components all in parallel form! Representing 3 decades of growth and established norms, refreshed standard reading tests 1 & 2, all new digitized illustrations, new advanced reading tests 1 & 2 and new advanced spelling test components that will accurately identify reading and spelling ages from 5 years of age through the teenage years to adult, reflecting proven core modes of English teaching and learning. Trials approved by every Australian Department of Education across a large accurately balanced skill sample. Includes new teenage student case examples, new back-up resources and much more. **Go to My Account>Downloadable Products after processing**
$98.95 incl GST $49.95 incl GST

Reading & Spelling Tests 3rd Edition (Update1) SITE

RSTS
Make every school year truly count by attending to every child's basic individualised academic needs with these diagnostic tests. There's no other classroom teacher-based testing device more efficient, or more detailed in diagnosis of reading and spelling, that can so easily be administered in under one hour. Embodying the future of quality classroom testing, based on 3 decades of established and core fundamentals - adaptive, diagnostic, teacher involved, individualised, immediate, comprehensive, easy to use, valid and reliable. Not just tests but a detailed and thorough supportive document with concrete after-test solutions. Includes 2 standard reading tests, 2 advanced reading tests and 2 spelling tests with new advanced components all in parallel form! Representing 3 decades of growth and established norms, refreshed standard reading tests 1 & 2, all new digitized illustrations, new advanced reading tests 1 & 2 and new advanced spelling test components that will accurately identify reading and spelling ages from 5 years of age through the teenage years to adult, reflecting proven core modes of English teaching and learning. Trials approved by every Australian Department of Education across a large accurately balanced skill sample. Includes new teenage student case examples, new back-up resources and much more. **Go to My Account>Downloadable Products after processing**
$164.95 incl GST $98.95 incl GST

Word Book - 2nd Edition COLOUR HARDCOPY- SPECIAL PRICES

WBH2
Waddington Student Word Book 2nd Edition with all new full colour real life photographic representations for every alphabet letter! Pages are thick 100gsm, covers 250gsm with GOLD EMBOSSED dark maroon front cover, full colour through-out. Like the reference books of old, these books are archival quality and will last for hundreds of years. ***WE DO NOT SEND THIS HARDCOPY ITEM TO DESTINATIONS OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA***
From $1.99 incl GST

Card - Stress Tester

FACST
*** NOT SENT TO DESTINATIONS OUT-SIDE AUSTRALIA*** Card - Stress Tester. A simple device to check stress levels based on temperature of body extremities. Not a medical device but a very useful gadget to trigger discussion about stress, with handy tips and help contacts on the reverse.
From $2.75 incl GST

Instant Classroom Posters eBook - CURRENTLY FREE!

ICP
Over 80 posters, for many classroom purposes, presented in A4 or A3 format so you can easily enlarge or reduce them on your printer under Educational Statutory Licence provisions. Each poster provides efficient imagery to help students reinforce important information and correlate facts. **Go to My Account>Downloadable Products after processing** Includes Classroom Rules, Consequences Chart, Numbers, Days of the Week, Months of the Year, Colours, Maths signs and labels, Birthdays, Spelling Rules, Pattern (tables) charts, wheels, Relationships for Time, Mass, Length, Capacity, Fractions, Area.....and plenty more! 76p. PLEASE NOTE: This ebook is supplied FREE via our eLibrary link in our Reading & Spelling Tests ebook - see SKU code RSTS or RSTT
$29.95 incl GST $0.00 incl GST

Instant Maths Paper for Photocopier eBook - CURRENTLY FREE!

IMP
An ebook sure to be used over and over again as you may reproduce under Educational Statutory Licence. Packed with many things a busy maths teacher, or teacher assistant, would need, particularly supportive of our math tests, process maths lessons and any maths curriculum. Content includes a comprehensive coverage of shapes, polygons, n-agons, triangles, solids, prisms, polyhedra, nets, number lines, number grids, clocks, time zones, graduated circle paper, banking masters for setting up your own bank and much, more. Each shape, solid, prism, net and angle also presented in A4 size for classroom display purposes. Useful for all year levels regardless of teacher style or curriculum.128p. PLEASE NOTE: This ebook is supplied FREE via our eLibrary link in our Reading & Spelling Tests ebook - see SKU code RSTS or RSTT
$32.95 incl GST $0.00 incl GST