Introducing The Spelling Shed! Fun for learners and easy for educators. Learn to spell all the words required by the English national curriculum for years 1-6. Now on all iOS devices! Designed by a team of primary school teachers, with primary school students, teachers and parents in mind this spelling app has been created with the key National Curriculum spelling objectives in mind and will take children through the statutory and non-statutory spelling lists in each age phase.

- Learn at your own pace
- Dyslexia friendly
- 4000+ words
- FULL coverage for year 1-6
- Create custom spelling lists
- Easy to use tools for teachers to create their own spelling lists

This app has been developed to be ‘dyslexia friendly’ using the ‘Open Dyslexic’ font.

With over 4000+ spellings from the National Curriculum teachers will be able to track pupils progress through the objectives from Y1 – Y6.

The app is fully customisable through the ‘More Lists’ section which allows teachers and students to import custom lists.

With four levels of game play, the app supports pupils of all abilities through the spelling lists with various degrees of challenge.

What’s New

Version 1.11.1

Hive game upgrade!

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
2.5K Ratings

2.5K Ratings

Josie mina ,

Not great

Not a great experience so far. App doesn't save login details so have to constantly re login for kids - it won't let them change their passwords to something they can remember. A glitch meant one of my children ended up with a huge negative number of honeypots which they say they can't fix or resolve so he has very little interest any more as it's done on a school league table and he can't compete. I paid for both apps thinking they'd be good and my kids would enjoy them but a waste of money. I have contacted many times to resolve but they aren't much interested in resolving or refunding. Unimpressed.

ASd1984 ,

A fun way to learn your weekly spellings

My kids have loved playing this game. I put in their spelling words for the week and off they go. A good tip is later in the week I create a smaller spelling list if the words they have struggled with and they just play with those. My kids scores have improved loads.

Lou191 ,

Best for spelling test practice!

I’ve downloaded several of these spelling type games and I’ve been frustrated time and time again.

This one - thankfully!!! - is perfect for enabling my children to practice for their weekly spelling tests by me being able to create my own lists from an extensive list of available words.

The default spelling practice is also very useful for broadening their exposure to spelling new and unfamiliar words.

My main gripe is that the game itself is terrible. It’s like hangman where you need to find the letters and figure out what the word is before you..... run out of bees. Not helpful for learning to spell because you already need to know how to spell fairly well to play hangman.

My other minor issue is that you tap the letters on screen rather than type them so missing an opportunity to practice qwerty letter locations.


The Spelling Shed Ltd
62.6 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2019 The Spelling Shed Ltd


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