Quiz: Can you spell better than a 9-year-old?

You might be able to spell Mississippi, but can you keep up with the brightest young spelling talent in the UK?

Friday, 6th January 2017, 12:07 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 1:00 pm
Can you beat a nine-year-old?

Nine to thirteen-year-olds are set be pitted against each other on Sunday, as Sky One launch their spelling competition The Big Spell.

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The show, hosted by Sue Perkins, Joe Lycett and Moira Stuart, will see 20 youngsters compete in a series of spelling games.

See if you can correctly spell the ten words that proved trickiest for the young spellers.