We ensure that children are exposed to weekly taught spelling lessons with opportunities to practise and apply these skills built in throughout the week in a variety of ways.
Some activity examples are: scrambled words, spot the error, hidden spellings, investigating rules and patterns, crosswords/word-search and exploring letter patterns, etymology and morphology.
Weekly spellings are sent home to practise which can be done on paper or using the Spelling Shed app, these are also available on the children’s seesaw accounts.
Teachers set 'assignments' using Spelling Shed so pupils can practice rules and patterns in interactive games either in school or at home. They all receive a login for the website and use this at their leisure at home.
Spellings quizzes occur weekly after which children are given verbal feedback. Spellings scores are sent home to parents.