Year-by-year guide to spelling learning
Does your child’s spelling really let their writing down? Have fun with spelling offers you practical and effective strategies to help support your child’s learning at home, based on a real understanding of how spelling is taught and why it’s tricky to master. The bad news? Your child will be beating you at Scrabble before you know it!
Spelling Made Magic is a brilliant resource bursting with a variety of games, activities and strategies that will get your child learning to spell in a way you've never imagined before, whatever their age or ability. Together, you'll use all of your senses – sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste – and everyday objects such as chocolate cake and glitter to help your child remember the correct spelling of a word.
Spelling Made Magic is built around short, game-like activities for you and your child to enjoy together, all using a unique multi-sensory apporach to leanring.
It's not about teaching, it's about learning. It's not about lessons, it's about fun.
Using hilarious ‘links’ to help your child remember how to spell any word, Thinkalink! will take them from mixing up letters to spelling even the most difficult words.
Spelling enthusiast Andy Salmon (or Sir Linkalot, as you’ll come to know him) will show you and your child how to create quick and funny rhymes that put the letters in a word in the correct formation, making them far easier to remember. This fantastic eBook is packed with more than a thousand links to get you started, and a super simple guide to creating your own.
Prepare your child for the Year 6 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (SPAG) test
The new English grammar, punctuation and spelling test (informally known as the SPAG test) is now part of the KS2 SATs programme for Year 6 pupils, replacing the previous English writing test. Find out all about the test and download practice papers to help your child prepare:
KS2 SATs Grammar, punctuation and spelling practice paper A
KS2 SATs Grammar, punctuation and spelling practice paper B
KS2 SATs Grammar, punctuation and spelling practice paper C
KS2 SATs Grammar, punctuation and spelling practice paper D
KS2 SATs Grammar, punctuation and spelling practice paper E
It's time to save the world... one correct spelling at a time! Designed to help kids practise common KS2 spelling patterns and tricky words the fun way, the Crack that code spelling rules puzzle pack offers wordsearches, crosswords, puzzles and codes galore.