Languages in S1-S3

Word Wizard


Word Wizard ran from 2014 to 2018 as a successful multilingual spelling competition, open to S1-S3 pupils learning French, Gaelic, German, Mandarin or Spanish. 

Word Wizard is no longer run at a national level, however we have made available resources which schools can use to organise their own competition in house, or within their cluster. View the 'Word Wizard resources' tab below to access these and for more information.  

Word Wizard was organised by SCILT, Scotland's National Centre for Languages and CISS, the Confucius Institute for Scotland's Schools, with support from the University Council for Modern Languages Scotland and the Universities of Strathclyde, St Andrews, Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh College. Word Wizard is adapted from the Spelling Bee competition, organised by Routes into Languages and devised by Jane Driver of the Voyager Academy.

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