Staff and children are mad about spelling thanks to the introduction of a rigorous spelling programme, RWI Spelling. Children have a daily 20 minutes spelling session and follow a set of activities throughout the week to become fluent and confident with a particular spelling rule. At the end of the week, a spelling assessment is undertaken to test both accuracy and understanding.
Here are the aliens we meet every day in our spelling lessons, they help us to learn new words and rules and talk us through any weird word warnings and vocabulary checks:
Year Five loved a recent trial of Spellodrome to support our RWI spelling approach. Children played games, competed against one another, supported their peers and had lots of fun. Watch this space!