This shows you what year group different strategies from the Spelling Toolkit are introduced.  Certain strategies wok best for certain children and with certain words.   

Reception – Phoneme count

Year 1 – Phoneme count, Crack the syllables (clap the syllables) and Memory Tricks/Mnemonics

Year 2 – Phoneme count, Crack the syllables, Memory tricks/mnemonics, and Say it Your Way

Year 3 – Phoneme Count, Crack the syllables, Memory Tricks/Mnemonics, Say it your way, Spelling Pictures, Start with what you know

Year 4 – all of the above plus Jump out practice and Word in a Word.