In order for us all to become successful in our writing we need to be able to spell accurately. Gaywood Community Primary values the Teaching and Learning of spelling for the following reasons:

Spelling improves the fluency of our writing and enables us to focus on the more important creative elements of our work and the purpose and organisation of our writing.Spelling provides children with the key skills they require to read unfamiliar words and add this to their knowledge base.Spelling allows for the investigation of the meaning of words and widens the knowledge and understanding of the written word.Spelling also helps the us to develop into confident readers and writers

The following weblink is a fun way to help your child with both their spelling and phonics http://www.ictgames.com/djCow/index.html .

The Help Your Child with Spelling booklet will provide information and hints and tips to help your child with their spelling at home. To download your copy please click the link below.