St. Gerard's Primary

Instructions for using IDL


Please follow these instructions for the use of IDL Literacy for spelling:

– Log in using your given username and password (if you do not know this please contact the school via phone or email).
– Click on literacy.
– Click on lesson.
– Click to start.
– Type the word (taking to note to use the correct punctuation and grammar).
– Press space after every input.
– To exit a lesson click on the top right hand corner where it says lesson then click yes. If the lesson is incomplete, this is where you will start the next time you log in.
– You have access to colours to change the colour of the text and the background.
– You have access to the typing lessons to help improve your typing skills.


  1. Can I have username and password for Cody Gibbons for IDL

  2. Hi, I have sent you an email with Cody’s login details for IDL.

  3. I am having problems trying to login to I.D.L. with the details I have been given for Jayden Milton.

  4. Hi there, thanks for letting us know about Jayden’s login. Mrs. McCallum is working on getting tat sorted just now. We will be in touch when we have resolved the issue. Thanks.

  5. Hi there, Having problems this morning with IDL literacy. Logs in ok but when we press the literacy green button an error message appears “You have a literacy test scheduled for today. You must take this test before continuing.”
    I cannot see any option for the test. This is for Hayden Christie.


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