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 1.8.10

Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
574 Ratings
574 Ratings

Good, but could be improved

I purchased this app for my oldest because my younger son is using it at school. In this version there is no avatar for them to create or improve, the more honey they gain; so no reason to keep playing the game. Also as a parent you cannot see a history of their scores. The child can take a screen shot of their score which is time stamped, but it doesn't say what level they were playing! I am a bit disappointed.


App doesn’t work.

This app was needed for my sons homework. I purchased in good faith, it does not work properly. At first it would give a word to spell, without the correct letter options to spell it, on the beekeeper option of his spelling list it repeats the same 4 or 5 words and does not ask for the full 10 words. This ,priming it had an update option, which I thought would have fixed those problems.. but it now constantly close the app mid spelling test. Very unhappy.


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.


The Spelling Shed Ltd
323.2 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2017 The Spelling Shed Ltd


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