Hi all, I’m really new to this community, so hopefully I’ve posted in the right place! I’m in my second year of teaching Year 6 and was previously a year 4 teacher for 2 years. One thing we’re really struggling with in our school (and many other schools I seem to visit) is spelling. We’ve tried spelling programmes, we’re also now using spelling rules, we’ve tried weekly tests and nothing seems to improve our spelling. How is spelling in your school? How do you teach it? How do you get children to apply their known spellings to their writing?