The popular literacy intervention in a portable USB format designed to meet the needs of a wide range of students.

£192.00 £160.00

Wordshark 5

Wordshark 5 USB offers 60+ motivating games and has been developed to address discrete skills in the teaching and reinforcing of reading and spelling.

This structured learning programme is suitable for a wide age range with its material ranging from simple cvc words through to challenging sets for very able spellers.

What's new?

The Wordshark 5 USB version is now even better.

  • Fully portable licence. Nothing to install, simply 'plug-in & play'
  • Create as many Student accounts as you like on your USB (single user)
  • Suitable if program needs to be used on more than 1 computer.


  • Meets the needs of a wide range of learners
  • Motivates the learner through games to enhance their spelling capabilities
  • Broadens and fills gaps in vocbulary and reiforces phonics 
  • Stuctured support for those with dyslexia and other SEND and EAL
  • Wordlists to support Year 1 phonics check
  • Highlights areas of difficulty and helps measure progress.

What's included?

  • a spelling course for the National Curriculum 2014 (England)
  • a course for Letters and Sounds™
  • a structured Wordshark™ Spelling course (which is easy to follow sequentially)
  • subject vocabulary for secondary schools
  • everyday vocabulary lists/ activities (useful for EAL) 
  • an alphabet and dictionary course. 
In addition, synthetic phonics is embedded in Wordshark's structured courses. 


The program includes over 10,000 pre-recorded words and sounds. It is also easy to add your own words, pictures and recordings. Print outs include worksheets, word searches and word lists. You can save records of student work to track progress and easily set work for individuals or groups.
Variable speeds and other options meet all grades of skill. Search facilities will quickly find individual words, letter patterns and spelling rules.
Single User - the USB needs to be plugged into the computer so only one person can use it at any one time. However, there is no limit to the number of students that can set up a user account on a single USB. When it is their turn to use Wordshark each can sign in to their own account and use the program with their own personal settings.

Author: Developed by Specialist Teachers

Age range: 5-15 years (Key stages 1, 2 & 3)

Programme time: Flexible depending on needs

Administration: Individual/Group - promotes independence 

Publisher/Supplier: Whitespace

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