Catalogue of errors

Tes Editorial

Priory Middle School in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, has compiled a dossier of mistakes allegedly made by external markers working on this year's key stage 2 spelling test in one class of 11-year-olds.

The following were marked as correct: gingerlly, saticfied, finishd, aocording, werewhere (alternative spellings given by pupil), fineshed, centurey, absobed, wandeful, wondeful, ucording, questain, illumminated, aprehensive, qestion, iluminnated, gindgerly, saticied, wounderful, were, planing, centuery, aborbed, satisfide, acording, iluminated, occured, occurured, acording, paln, satified, and wanderful.

The following were marked as incorrect: actually, finished, planning and press.

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