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Special Spelling

Develop Spelling and Literacy skills

NEW! Available for iPad, iPhone, Android and Chromebook. Download Now!


Help children to become confident with spelling with a range of activities to teach spelling patterns, letter sounds, understanding vowels and much more.

Practice spelling at home or at school with this invaluable app adaptable to all abilities and ages:

  • Teach spelling patterns, vowels and letter sounds
  • Promote letter recognition and increase vocabulary 
  • Reinforce knowledge of letter names
  • Encourage listening and sound production
  • Increase sight-word reading
  • Choice of phonetic sounds or letter names
  • Create your own spelling lists tailored to learning needs and curriculum work
  • Personalise with your own text, photos and audio
  • Image and text hints provide varying levels of support

You can transfer content to and from Special Spelling into Special Words, which is a fantastic way to extend and reinforce the learning process. You can also copy your word lists to Special Spelling on another phone or tablet, as well as exchanging the word lists you have created through email, AirDrop, Wi-Fi, and cloud services such as Dropbox, iCloud and Google Drive.

The current version of Special Spelling supports British and American English. If you would like to use it in another language please get in touch.

Special Spelling is available for Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, and for Android tablets and phones.

The version for Android is compatible with Amazon Kindle Fire and Fire tablets, and also Chromebooks.

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We also have a detailed user guide for Special Spelling, which you can read them by clicking the button below.

User Guide