Help your pupils improve their GPS skills in time for KS2 SATs

Here are a few carefully chosen resources to help your pupils spruce up spelling, polish punctuation and upgrade grammar skills – perfect for one-to-one or intervention sessions.

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Key stage 2 GPS practice paper
50 SATs style GPS questions to enable children to practise and  … read more
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Y6 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 05/02/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Basic punctuation | Complex punctuation | Conjunctions and connectives | Synonyms and antonyms | Verb tenses | Word classes
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Year 6 GPS revision booklet
A booklet to help Y6 children revise the terminology for grammar,  … read more
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Y6 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 18/04/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Complex punctuation | Complex sentences | Conjunctions and connectives | Verb tenses
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Spelling strategies
Lots of fantastic visual and kinaesthetic ideas to help children  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing transcription | Published: 27/03/2017 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling for beginners | Spelling for older learners
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Year 6 grammar revision
A useful range of questions to help year 6 children revise their  … read more
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Y6 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammarPublished: 27/02/2017 | 
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GPS glossary
Pupil-friendly handout ideal for laminating. Includes essential  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 01/07/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Complex punctuation | Complex sentences | Display
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Clause confusion – using semi-colons
A set of clauses to be matched up, either as a pelmanism or as  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 08/07/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Complex punctuation  and featured in our teaching pack(s) Creative approaches - Punctuation KS2
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Semi-colons – right or wrong?
A cut and stick activity requiring children to identify the correct  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 08/07/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Complex punctuation  and featured in our teaching pack(s) Creative approaches - Punctuation KS2
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Spelling tips – homophones and plurals
A set of teaching tips and ideas to help aid the teaching of  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing transcription | Published: 13/06/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling for older learners
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Spelling tips – syllables and letter strings
A set of teaching tips and ideas to demonstrate how using syllables  … read more
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Y1 Y2 Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing transcription | Published: 21/05/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling for beginners | Spelling for older learners
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Adding adverbs
Help your children to use adverbs to improve their writing. They  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing transcription | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 20/03/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Word classes | Word groups
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Don't be addled by apostrophes!
An activity which includes both a sorting game and written work  … read more
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Y4 Y5 Y6 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 30/01/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Complex punctuation  and featured in our teaching pack(s) Creative approaches - Punctuation KS2
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Playing with prefixes and suffixes
Write definitions for some common prefix/suffix words then examine  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing transcription | Published: 02/09/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Prefixes and suffixes
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Spelling match up – tion suffix
Explore using the suffix – tion to change a verb into noun. Perfect  … read more
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Y4 | Writing transcription | Published: 18/04/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Prefixes and suffixes | Spelling for older learners
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Mnemonics - fun with words
Pupils have fun learning about mnemonics before learning to create  … read more
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Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6 | Writing transcription | Published: 23/02/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling for older learners
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Spelling crime scene investigators
This is a proof reading resource suitable for Yr 6 children,  … read more
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Y6 | Writing transcription | Published: 07/04/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling for older learners
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Verb tenses
A straightforward resource looking at verbs in sentences and  … read more
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Y4 Y5 | Writing transcription | Published: 06/10/2010 | From the resource collection(s): Word groups
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Rules for plurals
Children are asked to change singular words ending in 'f' to  … read more
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Y6 | Writing transcription | Published: 08/07/2010 | From the resource collection(s): Spelling for older learners
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Rewriting dialogue
This well-known fable has been written entirely in dialogue.  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing transcription | Published: 17/09/2009 | From the resource collection(s): Direct speech
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Prefix and suffix snap!
Print the prefixes on one colour card and suffixes on another.  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing transcription | Published: 23/02/2009 | From the resource collection(s): Prefixes and suffixes
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Apostrophes for contraction
Three differentiated worksheets for children to practise contracting  … read more
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Y2 Y3 Y4 | Writing transcription | Published: 18/12/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Contractions
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Homophone snap
Large snap cards ready to cut up. Shuffle and share. When you  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing transcription | Published: 11/12/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Homophones
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Homophones PowerPoint
Choose the correct homophone from a pair and identify and fix  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing transcription | Published: 18/09/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Homophones
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Rules of speech
Children are given recognisable sections of speech from familiar  … read more
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Y4 | Writing transcription | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 25/07/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Basic punctuation | Direct speech and featured in our teaching pack(s) Creative approaches - Punctuation KS2
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Contraction snap
Large snap cards ready to cut up and play with.  … read more
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Y2 Y3 | Writing transcription | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 23/06/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Basic punctuation | Contractions
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Missing punctuation!
A punctuation exercise. Correct the passage from Madame Doubtfire  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 18/06/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Complex punctuation
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Who said what? – direct and reported speech
A worksheet for children to rewrite direct speech as reported  … read more
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Y5 Y6 | Writing transcription | Vocabulary, punctuation and grammar | Published: 13/06/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Complex punctuation | Direct speech and featured in our teaching pack(s) Creative approaches - Punctuation KS2
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Choose the right words - homophones
Two homophone worksheets in which children complete the sentences  … read more
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Y3 Y4 | Writing transcription | Published: 29/04/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Homophones
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