Schools invited to join Spellathon 2012/13 and win £10,000! | Ampersand



2012.10.28 12:16:51

schools across the UK can sign up to take part in learning disability charity Mencap’s free annual Spellathon competition online at

School children can compete against their peers, other classes and even other schools across the UK to spell as many words correctly as they can, to improve their spelling and to raise money for Mencap.

The school which raises the most amount of money per pupil will win a£10,000 cash prize, donated by the creators of Spellathon's online platform and partner to Mencap, Digital Giving Ltd.

To learn more visit to register visit

Faith Ingham, Assistant Director of Fundraising at Mencap, says:

“Since Spellathon moved online last year, we’ve developed some really exciting new features, including a tool that helps teachers track their pupils’ progress and change their difficulty levels accordingly. We’ve also created lots of easy-to-use resources for teachers to help improve their pupils’ spelling ability.


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