Teaching and Learning

StarSpell 3 Spelling Guide

The StarSpell 3 Spelling Guide aims to demystify how spelling is learned. It shows smart ways to help learners, both using StarSpell and with activities away from the computer. All the practice in the Guide is based on actual classroom experience.

StarSpell 3 Spelling Guide

StarSpell Word Lists

The word-lists for Starspell 3.1 are in three parts: the set of words for the Main Starspell course; New for version 3.1 (April 2015), the set of words to support the National Curriculum requirements (England 2014); and the set of words for the Phonics (Letters & Sounds) section.

The Main Word Lists: The lists make a comprehensive approach to spelling. Phonic patterns are presented in a rational order. There are also many lists for each main school subject, and lists of words with interesting connections. Over 600 lists, more than 4,500 words

The DfE National Curriculum 2014 Lists: New for version 3.1 (April 2015), StarSpell supports and extends the statutory requirements for English Spelling of the National Curriculum in England 2014 with the addition of new word lists and hundreds of new words, contextual sentences and images.

The Phonics - Letters & Sounds Word Lists: For beginning readers. Around 280 lists and more than 1500 words. Includes a "Tops & Tails" section

The Yr2 to KS3 Lists (Not 3.1): Consists of a set of termly objectives for Key Stage 2, together with sets of useful words for individual subjects in Key Stage 3. Not in StarSpell 3.1


ThinkSheet demo version

This is a full version of ThinkSheet that can be run for 6 months. Following that, the program will still run, but will not save your work.

ThinkSheet Demo