Children in KS2 have regular spelling lessons following the Sounds and Syllables programme. This spelling programme has been designed to be universal, simple and logical. Key concepts include: matching spellings to speech sounds, orthography, morphology and etymology.
Teachers ensure that the taught spelling strategies have an impact where they matter most – in the children’s writing. They do this by making explicit links back to taught spelling patterns and strategies when writing and consistently modelling and promoting the spelling strategies at the point of writing.
The children are taught the following 5 step sequence to spell a word:
For further information about our spelling programme, please visit: https://jweducation.co.uk/spelling/