Topic outline

  • Upper KS2 Spelling Ideas

  • Engaging ways to get children learning spellings at home

    The booklets created by the HIAS team explain a range of strategies with age appropriate examples for learning to spell in engaging ways.  Schools and parents can use the booklets alongside the spelling lists set for home learning.

    • Each booklet contains nine spelling strategy cards.
    • Each session should take no more than 15 mins to complete.

    How can parents, carers and siblings help?

    • Read the spelling strategy aloud 
    • Talk to child about the spelling pattern before they start
    • Join in with the session and make it fun.
    • Draw attention to the spelling or words in books and texts when encountered
    • Adapt any of the resources and materials as you feel necessary 

    Instructions for parents are given within the booklet.

  • Weblinks

    Spelling Shed - Free trial

    The whole-school spelling scheme sets out a weekly focus with word lists and activities.