Can you spell better than a nine-year-old? Put yourself to the test

Try not to get your letters mixed up.
Try not to get your letters mixed up.
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You might be able to spell Mississippi, but can you keep up with the brightest young spelling talent in the UK?

Nine to 13-year-olds are set be pitted against each other on Sunday, as Sky One launch their spelling competition The Big Spell. See if you can correctly spell the ten words that proved trickiest for the young speller:

Students collect their A level results at Barnsley College. L-R Emily Shaw (1 A and 2 Cs...going to University of Lincoln to study History) and Ellouise Gough (1 A* and 2 As...going to Leeds University to study Philosophy, Politics and Economics) Picture Scott Merrylees

A-Level results 2017: Yorkshire students discover how they have fared