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Raising Attainment in Spelling

Raising Attainment in Spelling is an informative and practical INSET with an emphasis on having fun whilst learning! Lots of simple strategies which you and your team can implement immediately. Our INSET days are available in-school, via livestream, or delivered with a blend of an on-demand recorded training course (of your choice) followed by time with our consultant in person or via a live link.

  • Practical and informative
  • Provides outstanding strategies
  • Achievable ways to engage and inspire
  • Supportive and engaging

About this INSET

Inspire children to become independent spellers who take an active part in their own learning, through a wide variety of achievable activities and approaches.

This training emphasises the importance of explicitly teaching and modelling strategies. You will increase your familiarity with and understanding of the spelling content of the National Curriculum and what progression looks like.

  • Learn how to inspire and engage children to become confident and independent spellers and proofreaders
  • Discuss ways to ensure children can apply their understanding of spelling to their independent writing
  • Consider how to develop a balanced and consistent approach to the planning and teaching of spelling
  • Look at phonemic, morphological, lexical and etymological games and approaches to the decoding of spelling

You will go back to your classroom with a wealth of exciting ideas, games and approaches to help children become super spellers and accelerate their attainment.


This course is appropriate for primary and special schools.

  • English and Literacy Leaders
  • Teachers & TAs - EYFS, Key Stage 1 (KS1) & Key Stage 2 (KS2) 
  • Senior Leadership Team 

Download a one-page overview of this INSET

What teachers say

"Perfectly pitched and delivered in a realistic amount of time. Enjoyable because plenty of chance for games, discussion and humour." Phil Jack, Deputy Head, Culverstone Green Primary School

"I feel revived, energised and equipped with innovative spelling strategies to assist different children with various needs!" Camille Hall, HLTA, Carpenters Primary School

"A clear and concise session offering a range of strategies and ideas that can be implemented in the classroom, not a wasted moment." Gary Spragg, Assistant Headteacher, Wrockwardine Wood C E Junior School



How this works for your school

One of our friendly Literacy Consultants would be happy to come to your school to deliver this INSET training.  

  • Our Consultant would contact you to discuss your focus for the training 
  • We would tailor the content according to your specific needs 
  • Each member of your team would receive their own resource pack

 Our INSET price varies depending on the number of staff attending. You may choose to open the training up to your Teaching Assistants and have a whole staff training experience. Or, you may wish to aim the training simply at your teaching staff.

Whatever you choose, we would ensure that our training targets all staff attending and that your staff receive an inspiring and engaging session. Please fill out the enquiry form below if you wish to find out more and receive a quote.

Contact Us

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