Spell Bee Competition (Winter) for Class 1

CREST International Spell Bee Winter for class 1

The CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) is India's first online spelling test conducted for class 1. Every year Spell Bee competition for class 1 students is held to evaluate their spelling skills. Students learn the spellings of words as well as their forms, correct pronunciation, meanings, inflections & derivations and word usage through the CREST International Spell Bee exam which builds an understanding and knowledge of the words learned. CREST Olympiads holds only online Spell Bee International exams for students in class 1. Audio-based questions can be asked for CREST Spell Bee class 1 exam. The student must hear the sentence and write the correct spelling.

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Eligibility Criteria for Class 1 Spelling Bee Competition

a. Students from CBSE/ICSE/State Board or any other recognized board in India are eligible to compete in the CREST Spell Bee Winter Olympiad.
b. Students who study and stay outside India can also enroll for the CREST Spell Bee exam.

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Benefits of Class 1 Spelling Bee Competition

1. The Spell Bee exam helps to improve English vocabulary and listening skills.

2. CREST International Spell Bee Winter provides a platform for class 1 students to strengthen spelling knowledge at a young age.

How to Apply for Spelling Bee Competition for Class 1?

CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) registration for class 1 can be done by students on their own or by the school.

The school has to fill in the form present here: https://www.crestolympiads.com/register-school, and it will be contacted within 48 working hours with the next steps.

Students who register separately from school & want to appear for the online Spelling Bee exam for class 1 can follow these simple steps:
1. Go to the browser and copy-paste this link: https://www.crestolympiads.com/registration
2. The registration form pops up.
3. Fill in all the registration form details.
4. Select the exam at the bottom of the details filling section in the registration form you wish to appear in.
5. Read the instructions carefully.
6. Make the payment.
7. Registration is complete.


1. Spelling Bee Individual registrations by students are accepted.

2. Students who have not done registration through school will have to take exams from home. The individual participating should have a computer or laptop with a webcam and a good internet facility. The exam is monitored through a webcam.

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Spelling Bee Competition Syllabus for Class 1

There are a variety of questions based on the following word list, and approximately 70% to 80% of the questions will come from this list. The words are arranged alphabetically. Given below are the topics and words for CREST International Spell Bee Winter class 1;

Alarm, alone, already, apply, apron, attach, away, Baked, bald, bang, bank, bark, bath, bathroom, bathtub, beak, bedroom, bend, best, bike, blade, blank, blink, blush, board, boil, bow, brain, break, build, bundle, buy, bye, Cactus, cage, cartoon, cause, cement, chalk, change, charge, cheat, circle, clap, clay, clock, close, clue, coal, coin, comb, comment, complete, cone, control, cover, cream, crib, crocodile, crowd, cube, Daily, dish, doormat, dried, drop, during, dustbin, duster, Earth, eel, effort, equal, Fade, fall, farm, feeling, file, finally, fire, force, forget, fridge, friend, front, fry, Ghost, gift, grass, grill, gush, Half, handbag, hang, hardly, hatch, hawk, healthy, herb, here, hold, holiday, hop, hotel, houseboat, Igloo, important, incomplete, iron, Jute, Keep, kettle, Label, lace, land, lick, light, lizard, long, love, Manner, mass, match, maze, meal, meet, milkshake, mint, minute, money, move, movement, much, Near, neat, nibble, nice, nod, noise, noisy, Object, open, opening, organ, oven, Pair, palace, paste, path, peanut, pearl, penny, person, phone, piano, pick, piece, pile, platform, pluck, poem, poetic, polish, pond, pool, poppy, pouch, pour, pram, pray, protect, puddle, purse, Rack, raindrop, rarely, reach, ready, rectangle, relative, remote, repeat, reptile, revolve, rhyme, rise, rock, rough, round, rub, rupee, rush, Sand, seed, seek, selfish, shampoo, share, shiny, shoe, shrub, shut, shy, side, signal, silk, silver, single, sink, skip, sleepy, slice, slip, smelly, snacks, sneeze, soak, soap, solution, sound, sour, spectacles, spit, stalk, station, steal, steam, steel, store, story, stove, straw, suck, sunlight, sunny, swallow, switch, system, Tablecloth, tablemats, tablespoon, tadpole, tail, taste, teach, teaspoon, throat, ticket, tight, toast, today, together, toilet, tomorrow, toothbrush, torch, touch, trace, traffic, travel, tray, tremble, trip, trunk, turn, twinkle, Under, Wagon, wait, ward, wash, wear, well.

Upto 20%-30% of the questions may have words outside of the above list. Students should consult the Oxford Learner's Dictionary for Spell Bee words in class. This applies to spellings and meanings. The full Spell Bee words list for class 1 can be found on the syllabus page of the CREST Olympiads.

Dates and Fee for Class 1 Spelling Bee Competition

The exam dates for CREST International Spell Bee Competition (Winter) (CSBW) for Class 1 for the Academic Year 2024-25 are as given below:

Level 1 exam dates 9th January 2025
21st January 2025
Last date for registration It is advisable to register for the exam before December. 
Level 1 answer key dates 24th-25th Jan 2025
Level 1 result date Generally, the results are announced within a month's time after the last answer key date

Note: Check Olympiad exam dates for other CREST Olympiads subjects as well.

The exam fee is INR 225 for students studying and enrolling from India. For students studying and residing outside of India, the fee is country specific.

How to prepare for Class 1 Spelling Bee Competition?

Spell Bee Winter preparation for class 1 necessitates accurate efforts from students. Before beginning exam preparation, class 1 students should thoroughly understand the entire syllabus. Last-minute preparation usually makes the student skip the important sections. Students must give their 100% effort in order to pass the Spelling Bee exam.

The class 1 students want a lot of attention and hard work which can be accomplished only through constant efforts and regular practice. It is always preferable to be prepared for exams. Students can visit CREST Olympiads website to obtain class 1 Spell Bee sample papers.

Students can also take the mock tests to get a better idea of what to expect at the CREST International Spell Bee winter exam.

Make a list of spellings that are difficult for you and whose meaning you are unfamiliar with. Make a separate notebook and write those words down, along with their definitions from a dictionary. Repeat the difficult words that you can't remember and improve upon them. The above pointers will surely help you in your CREST Spell Bee Winter examination.

Preparation Material Link
Class 1 Spell Bee Competition (Winter) Sample Paper Check here
Class 1 Spell Bee Competition (Winter) Previous Year Paper Check here
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Cut-off & Answer Key for Class 1 Spelling Bee Competition

CREST Olympiads will publish the CREST Spell Bee Winter cut-off marks for the class 1 students. The CREST International Spell Bee cut-off and rankings will be available online at the CREST Olympiads website. There will be a separate Spell Bee cut-off for each class.

The Spell Bee answer key contains correct answers to all of the exam questions. Students can estimate their scores in the CREST International Spell Bee Winter (CSBW) Olympiad exam. Students can access the CREST Spell Bee answer keys by logging in with the credentials & going to the dashboard section.

Results of Class 1 Spelling Bee Competition

The results of the CREST Spell Bee competition will be accessible on the CREST Olympiads website. Those who’ve appeared for the exam can check their result in the performance section of the dashboard.

Prizes for Spelling Bee Competition

The students are recognized for their performance and it’s one of the great ways to encourage them to do such great things again and again. CREST Olympiads awards top-performers for classes 1-8 for their great accomplishment in the CREST Spelling Bee (Winter) competition exam. Students can check the Olympiad awards & recognition in detail.

Class 1 Spelling Bee Competition FAQs

1. What is the purpose of the Spelling Bee exam?

A Spelling Bee is a competition that helps children improve their spelling, vocabulary and English usage, etc. They also help children develop self-esteem.

2. How many levels does CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) have?

The CREST International Spell Bee (Winter) is held at a single level.

3. How do I check my class 1 CSBW results?

To see your results, go to:
Log in to https://www.crestolympiads.com/login with your credentials. Access to Dashboard -> Performance -> Results -> CSBW -> CSBW Level 1

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