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Oxford School Spelling Dictionary

An new edition of this authoritative, easy-to-use spelling guide which lists 25,000 words and word forms in alphabetical order, together with essential spelling rules. It is essential for improving writing at home and at school

Oxford Dictionaries

Suitable for:  Age 7-11 years

Price:  £10.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-911636-2
Publication date: 01/05/2008
Paperback: 288 pages
Dimensions: 210x148mm

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This edition of the Oxford School Spelling Dictionary has been revised to include new words and has been fully updated in line with modern spelling and the curriculum. Its new layout makes this book simple and accessible with the alphabet on each page, a colour thumb tab, and guide words at the top of each page. Locating words has never been so quick and simple - here is the perfect book to make spelling easy and make children confident that they have got it right. The footnotes throughout help build spelling knowledge and lead children from an incorrect look-up to the right word easily. Panels give extra information on spelling rules to put the building blocks of learning in place. A great tool for supporting writers both at home and school.


  • New edition with over 25,000 words in clear, accessible design with alphabet on every page and colour thumb tabs
  • Includes all KS2 curriculum spelling bank words and up to date vocabulary
  • Footnotes throughout lead the user from an incorrect look-up to the right word
  • Panels give extra information on spelling rules

This page was last updated on 17 January 2019 at 04:30 GMT


  • If you're desperate to spell 'separate' correctly, or to know when to use 'dependant' instead of 'dependent', this is the book you need. More than 25,000 words are listed on clearly designed and easy-to-use pages, with many helpful notes about the rules of spelling. It's been prepared with Key Stage 2 children in mind, and there's no doubting its value as an aid to increasing literacy - at school and at home. - Manchester Evening News
  • The impressive Oxford School Spelling Dictionary offers alternative letter sounds - for example; when looking up 'f' as a first letter sound, it suggests you also try 'ph'. Some words have footnotes for you to check if you have the right one. Panels highlight problems such as 'ible' and 'able' and give information to build knowledge of spelling rules. Instructions for using the dictionary are provided. - Junior Education
  • ...a reference book that could easily be used independently and quickly by very many children. - School Library Association
  • For use at home or school, the Oxford School Spelling Dictionary is easy-to-use and comprehensive. With more than 25,000 essential words listed in colour, it's easy to find words quicker than ever before. - Courier Newspapers
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