Spelling

At Kelvin Grove Primary we follow the RWInc Spelling scheme. It is an interactive programme which teaches spellings in a fun and engaging way with some alien friends. Each unit is introduced with a short video. It helps children to learn spellings with common patterns and uses rules in order to help them recall spellings as well as teaching exceptions to these rules.

Individual workbooks allow children to practise their spellings and the teaching naturally follows on from the Spell Review part of the RWInc phonics programme taught as soon as the children enter preschool at Glen Park.  Therefore the children are already proficient at using dots (for individual sounds) and dashes (for digraphs) and prefixes and suffixes can be added to root words to help them to spell with greater accuracy, understanding and confidence.  Log books give children ownership of their spellings and further consolidation at home.

Ways to Support Spelling

KS1

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p

A whole host of different subjects and things to discover.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources

Free phase 3, 4 and 5 phonic games.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk

Interactive books and reading activities to share with your child at home.

https://spellingframe.co.uk

Choose a spelling rule you are learning then choose to either practise the spelling by playing fun games or take a test with those words.

KS2

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

A whole host of different subjects and things to discover.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk

Interactive books and reading activities to share with your child at home.

https://spellingframe.co.uk

Choose a spelling rule you are learning then choose to either practise the spelling by playing fun games or take a test with those words.

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