Our spelling week in KS2:
Monday - exploring words with a similar sound or spelling - writing them out and exploring a selection of words including some of those from the Y5/6 government spelling list.
Tuesday - dictionary skills and writing definitions of the word including which word class they are from.
Wednesday - writing the word in context - using the word correctly within a sentence.
Thursday & Friday: Spelling games, personal spelling list - children enter any words they have spelt incorrectly during the week.
Tests in school:
Half termly - a quick test of approx 20 words picked out from all the words learned that half term.
MAT test - a longer end of term test taken three times a year and used to compare children across the school.