Pathways to Spell is an innovative and engaging spelling programme to fascinate pupils about words. Research-based lessons follow a ‘Review, Explain, Practise, Apply and Reflect’ cycle.

Year 1 Pathways to Spell is designed to support with the teaching of the year 1 national curriculum spelling objectives. It has been developed to run alongside the school’s chosen SSP (systematic synthetic phonics) programme for the spring and summer terms.

The year 1 units provide clear detailed lesson plans and resources, as well as PowerPoints ensuring engaging and purposeful spelling lessons.

In year 1, the plans include four 20-minute spelling lessons per week. Each plan covers review objectives to ensure gaps in learning are constantly revisited as well as previously taught graphemes.

Included in the package:

  • Methodology document to support implementation
  • Overview of review and mastery spelling objectives for year 1
  • Weekly spelling plans
  • Fully resourced sessions including teaching PowerPoints
  • Games and activities handbook giving a bank of spelling games
  • Grapheme charts to support pupils’ independent spelling
  • Display materials to support pupils to ‘Have a go’
  • Progressive word lists for differentiating spelling lessons

To celebrate our 10 year anniversary, we are offering a 10% discount on purchases of Pathways to Spell. Offer valid until 31/05/2024.

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