Nelson English Skills
||Nelson Spelling |
John Jackman and Sarah Lindsay
The essential course for success in spelling (Reception – Year 6/P1–7)
Nelson Spelling provides a whole-school programme for the teaching of spelling for Reception–Year 7/ P1–S1. It is fully matched to the latest UK curricula and assessments to help your children meet the higher expectations.
Introduces spelling rules, structures and patterns in small steps, and in Reception is fully in line with Letters and Sounds
Reduces workload with clear, one page lesson plans that provide answers to all the pupil materials to save time planning and speed up marking
Offers three levels of differentiation with plenty of writing practice and a clear record of progress for every child
In-built assessment and regular check-ups recap learning and monitor progress. Practice assessment tests help ensure children are meeting curriculum requirements
||Nelson Grammar |
Author Wendy Wren and Series Editor John Jackman
Master grammar skills and meet the higher expectations (Years 1-6/P2-7)
Nelson Grammar enhances and embeds essential grammar skills for Years 1-7/P2-S1. It is fully matched to the latest UK curricula to help your children meet the higher expectations.
Reduces workload with clear, one page lesson plans including child-friendly explanations to introduce grammar concepts and answers for all the pupil materials to speed up marking
In-built assessment and regular check-ups recap learning and monitor progress. Practice papers help children prepare for the SATs
Provides differentiated worksheets to offer extra support for struggling children and challenge and stretch for high-achievers – perfect for TAs or homework
||Nelson Handwriting |
Author Anita Warwick and Author Nicola York
Whole-school handwriting to meet the higher expectations (Reception–Year 6/P1–7)
Nelson Handwriting is a consistent whole-school handwriting scheme for Reception–Year 6/P1–7. It introduces cursive handwriting in step-by-step stages in line with the latest UK curricula.
Provides clear guidance on developing a whole-school handwriting policy as required by Ofsted
Develops children’s personal handwriting style to ensure they meet the ‘expected standard’ in the end of key stage writing teacher assessments
Introduces letters in line with Letters and Sounds and includes pattern practice and motor skills work with three levels of differentiation
Includes an online subscription with online teaching resources and photocopiable handwriting worksheets
||Nelson Comprehension |
Series Editor John Jackman, Author Wendy Wren, and Author Sarah Lindsay
Master comprehension skills across your whole school (Years 1–6/P2–7)
Nelson Comprehension provides step-by-step teaching of key comprehension skills for Years 1–6/P2–7. It is fully matched to the latest UK curricula and assessments.
Uses a clear layout with colour-coded questions covering literal comprehension, vocabulary, and higher-order skills such as inference and deduction
Provides differentiated worksheets that offer support for struggling children and extra challenge and stretch for high-achievers – perfect for TAs or homework
Includes practice reading tests for Years 2, 4 and 6 (P3, 5 and 7) to help you monitor progress and prepare children for national tests