How does it work?

Children of all ages are using the app in 5 to 10 minute daily sessions, calling it ‘Sir Linkalot Time!’. They are tested on a list (or ‘bundle’) of words and then shown the animations. They are tested again and once more a month later to see if they have remembered the correct spellings. Each bundle has a multiple choice test to encourage retesting.

Some of the bundles also have crossword challenges that are a much more robust test. As it’s a classroom resource, no parental input is required which takes the pressure off them having to teach their children the night before a spelling test.

Here are three teachers talking about the impact ‘Sir Linkalot Time!’ is having on children of all abilities…