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Spelling Overview

The appropriate spelling overview will be stuck in your child’s homework diary and once tested, the spellings they get correct will be highlighted. We hope this gives you an opportunity to do some prior.

Year 3 Spelling- Autumn Term

10/9/18

17/9/18

24/9/18

1/10/18

Focus: Prefixes and suffixes

dishonest

unhappy

happening

liked

searches

Focus: Apostrophes

didn’t

couldn’t

I’ve

would’ve

don’t

there’s

Focus: Statutory words

accidently

actually

address

answer

appear

Focus: words with ‘ay’ sound spelt ‘ei’, ‘eigh’. ‘aigh’ or ‘ey’

vein

eight

weight

straight

they

8/10/18

15/10/18

29/10/18

5/11/18

Focus: Statutory words

arrive

believe

bicycle

breath

breathe

Focus: Homophones

brake/break

grate/great

eight/ate

weight/wait

son/sun

 

Focus: Statutory words

build

busy

business

calendar

caught

Focus: Homophones

pain/pane

reign/rain

waist/waste

made/maid

plane/plain

 

12/11/18

19/11/18

26/11/18

3/12/18

Focus: Prefixes and suffixes

misunderstood

misspelt

misbehave

redraft

reorder

Focus: Statutory words

centre

century

certain

circle

complete

Focus: words with ‘I’ sound spelt ‘y’

gym

pyramid

myth

mystery

Egypt

Focus: Statutory words

consider

continue

decide

describe

different

 

Year 4 Spelling - Autumn Term

10/9/18

17/9/18

24/9/18

1/10/18

Focus: Statutory words

accidently

actually

address

answer

appear

Focus: words ending ‘sure’

pleasure

treasure

measure

enclosure

closure

Focus: Statutory words

 arrive

believe

bicycle

breath

breathe

Focus: Homophones

piece/peace

mane/main

fair/fare

bare/bear

their/there/they’re

 

8/10/18

15/10/18

29/10/18

5/11/18

Focus: Homophones

fare/fair

pair/pear

red/read

made/maid

eight/ate

Focus: Statutory words

build

busy

business

calendar

caught

Focus: Statutory words

centre

century

certain

circle

complete

Focus: Prefixes(in-, il-, im-, ir-)

impossible

illegal

irresponsible

impatient

inactive

12/11/18

19/11/18

26/11/18

3/12/18

Focus: Prefixes (dis-, un-, mis-)

disorganised

unmanageable

unrelated

misunderstood

misinterpreted

Focus: words with ‘ay’ sound spelt ‘ei’, ‘eigh’ or ‘ey’

they

weigh

eight

grey

sleigh

Focus: Words with ‘ch’ ‘ou’ to make ‘uh’

young

touch

country

trouble

brochure

Focus: Statutory words

consider

continue

decide

describe

different

 

Year 5 Spelling - Autumn Term

10/9/18

17/9/18

24/9/18

1/10/18

Focus: Words with the letter string ‘-ough’

bough

enough

though

cough

plough

Focus: Words with silent letters

doubt

knickers

numb

autumn

island

Focus: Words with silent letters

whistle

solemn

debt

knight

lamb

Focus: Words ending in ‘-able’ and ‘-ible’

adorable

valuable

identifiable

edible

reliable

8/10/18

15/10/18

29/10/18

5/11/18

Focus: Homphones

isle/aisle

aloud/allowed

effect/affect

herd/heard

past/passed

Focus: Statutory words

accommodate

accompany

according

achieve

aggressive

Focus: Statutory words

amateur

ancient

apparent

appreciate

attached

Focus: Plural endings

‘-s’ , ‘-es’ and ‘-ies’

daisies

buses

radios

potatoes

shares

12/11/18

19/11/18

26/11/18

3/12/18

Focus: Use of a hyphen

re-read

co-ordinates

re-invent

co-operation

sit-up

Focus: Statutory words

available

average

awkward

bargain

bruise

Focus: Statutory words

category

cemetery

committee

communicate

community

Focus: Statutory words

competition

conscience

conscious

controversy

convenience

 

Year 6 Spelling - Autumn Term

10/9/18

17/9/18

24/9/18

1/10/18

Focus: Statutory words

accommodate

accompany

according

achieve

aggressive

Focus: Words ending in ‘-able’ and ‘-ably’

agreeably

enjoyable

identifiable

enviably

respectably

Focus: Words ending in ‘-ible’ and ‘-ibly’ possible

sensibly

legible

incredibly

terrible

Focus: suffixes beginning with vowels to words ending in ‘-fer’

preferring

reference

transferring

referral

referee

8/10/18

15/10/18

29/10/18

5/11/18

Focus: Statutory words

amateur

ancient

apparent

appreciate

attached

Focus: Statutory words

available

average

awkward

bargain

bruise

Focus: Statutory words

category

cemetery

committee

communicate

community

Focus: Homophones (‘-ce’ and ‘-se’)

devise/device

practise/practice

licence/license

advice/advise

 

12/11/18

19/11/18

26/11/18

3/12/18

Focus: Statutory words

competition

conscience

conscious

controversy

convenience

Focus: Endings ‘-cious’ and ‘-tious’

fictitious

vicious

cautious

malicious

gracious

Focus: Statutory words

correspond

criticise

curiosity

definite

desperate

Focus: Statutory words

determined

develop

dictionary

disastrous

embarrass

 

Year 3 Spelling - Spring Term

10/12/18

17/12/18

7/01/19

14/01/19

Focus: Suffixes ‘-ness’ and ‘-ful’

fairness

foolishness

successful

beautiful

forgetful

 

Focus: Prefixes ‘sub-’ and ‘tele-‘

telescope

television

subordinate

submarine

submerge

Focus: Apostrophe for contraction and Statutory words

don’t

couldn’t

would’ve

could’ve

hasn’t

Focus: /ʃ/ sound spelt ‘ch’ as well as ‘s’,’ss(ion/ure)’

chef

special

mission

brochure

sugar

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 1,2

Page 28

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 3,4,5

Page 28 and 29

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 6,7,8

Page 29 and 30

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 9,10,11

Page 30 and 31

21/01/19

28/01/19

4/02/19

11/02/19

Focus: Suffixes ‘-ness’ and ‘-ful’ as well as ‘-less’ and ‘-ly’

carelessness

usefully

thankfully

harmlessness

hopelessly

 

Focus: Statutory Words

difficult

disappear

early

earth

eight/eighth

Focus: Prefixes ‘super-‘ and ‘auto-‘

automatic

autonomy

superior

superficial

supernatural

Focus: Statutory Words

enough

exercise

experience

experiment

extreme

 

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 13,14,15

Page 32

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 1-3

Page 33

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons

4,5,6

Page 33

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 7,8

Page 34

 

25/02/19

4/03/19

11/03/19

 

Focus: Homophones

meet/meat

hear/here

knot/not

 

Focus: Statutory Words (Proofreading)

famous

favourite

February

forward(s)

fruit

Focus: /k/ sound spelt ‘ch’

ache

anchor

Christmas

Choir

echo

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 9,10,11

Pages 34 and 35

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 12,13,14

Pages 35 and 36

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lesson 15

Page 36

 

 

 

Week beginning

Focus

2nd January

Test on current years words

Year 3 and 3 – Year 3/4 Statutory word list

Year 5 and 6 – Year 5/6 Statutory word list

9th January

16th January

Start No-Nonsense Spelling

Send home weekly word lists focused on what you are learning that week (see below)


Year 4 Spelling - Spring Term

10/12/18

17/12/18

7/01/19

14/01/19

Focus: /g/ sound spelt ‘gu’

guide

guitar

guarantee

guess

guest

Focus: /tʃə/ spelt ‘-ture’

capture

adventure

mixture

vulture

feature

 

Focus: Statutory Words (Possessive apostrophe)

difficult

disappear

early

earth

eight/eighth

Focus: Homophones

scene/seen

male/mail

ball/bawl

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 1,2,3

Page 28

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 4,5,6

Page 29

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 8,9

Page 30 and 31

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 10,11,12

Page 31 and 32

 

21/01/19

28/01/19

4/02/19

11/02/19

Focus: Statutory Words

enough

exercise

experience

experiment

extreme

Focus: Statutory Words

famous

favourite

February

forward(s)

fruit

Focus: Prefixes ‘anti-‘ and ‘inter-‘

 international

intertwine

antidote

antihistamine

intercept

Focus: Statutory Words

grammar

group

guard

guide

heard

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 13,14,15

Page 32 and 33

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 1,2,3

Page 34

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 4,5,6

Page 35

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 7,8

Page 36

 

25/02/19

4/03/19

11/03/19

 

Focus: endings that sound like /ʃən/ spelt ‘-cian’, ‘-sion’, ‘-tion’ and ‘-ssion’

 physician

exclusion

corrosion

attention

passion

Focus: Statutory Words

heart

height

history

imagine

increase

Focus: Statutory Words

important

interest

island

knowledge

learn

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 9,10,11 

Pages 37,38

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 12,13

Page 38

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 14,15

Page 39

 

 

Week beginning

Focus

2nd January

Test on current years words

Year 3 and 3 – Year 3/4 Statutory word list

Year 5 and 6 – Year 5/6 Statutory word list

9th January

16th January

Start No-Nonsense Spelling

Send home weekly word lists focused on what you are learning that week (see below)


Year 5 Spelling - Spring Term

10/12/18

17/12/18

7/01/19

14/01/19

Focus: Statutory Words (apostrophe for possession)

correspond

criticise

curiosity

definite

desperate

Focus: Rare GPCs

bruise

guarantee

immediately

vehicle

yacht

Focus: words ending ‘-ably’ and –‘ibly’

invincible

disposable

forgivable

identifiable

sensibly

 

Focus: Homophones

lead/led

steel/steal

alter/altar

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 1,2,3,4

Page 30 and 31

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 5,6,7

Page 32

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 8,9,10,11

Page 33 and 34

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 12,13,14

Page 34 and 35

 

21/01/19

28/01/19

4/02/19

11/02/19

Focus: Statutory Words

determined

develop

dictionary

disastrous

embarrass

Focus: Statutory words

environment

equip (-ped, -ment)

especially

exaggerate

excellent

Focus: Statutory Words

existence

explanation

familiar

foreign

forty

Focus: building from root words

photograph

calligraphy

geographical

telecommunication

semi-automatic

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 15

Page 35

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 1,2,3,4

Page 36

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 5,6

Page 37

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 7,8,9

Page 38

 

25/02/19

4/03/19

11/03/19

 

Focus: Homophones

isle/aisle

aloud/allowed

effect/affect

 

Focus: /i:/ sound spelt ‘ei’

ceiling

perceive

receive

receipt

niece

Focus: ‘ei’ and ‘ie’ words

thief

fierce

pier

weigh

neither

 

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lesson 10

Page 39

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lesson 13 

Page 39

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 14,15

Page 40

 

 

 

Week beginning

Focus

2nd January

Test on current years words

Year 3 and 3 – Year 3/4 Statutory word list

Year 5 and 6 – Year 5/6 Statutory word list

9th January

16th January

Start No-Nonsense Spelling

Send home weekly word lists focused on what you are learning that week (see below)


Year 6 Spelling - Spring Term

16/01/17

23/01/17

30/01/17

06/02/17

Focus: words with the ‘ough’ letter string

tough

cough

dough

thorough

through

Focus: Statutory words

environment

equip (-ped, -ment)

especially

exaggerate

excellent

Focus: Words ending

‘-cial’ and ‘-tial’

official

financial

substantial

preferential

quintessential

Focus: Statutory words

existence

explanation

familiar

foreign

forty

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons

1,2,3

Page 27

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 4,5,6

Page 28

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons 7,8,9

Page 29

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lessons

10,11,12

Page 30

21/01/19

28/01/19

4/02/19

11/02/19

Focus: Generating words from prefixes

aquaduct

circumstance

semicircle

anti-inflammatory

transparent

FocusStatutory words

frequently

government

guarantee

harass

hindrance

Focus: Homophones

dessert/desert

complement/compliment

profit/prophet

 

Focus: Statutory words

identity

immediate(ly)

individual

interfere

interrupt

Non-Nonsense

Spring 1 spelling lesson 13

Page 31

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 1,2,3,4

Page 32

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 5,6,7

Page 33

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 8,9,10

Page 33 and 34

25/02/19

4/03/19

11/03/19

 

Focus: Generating words from prefixes and roots

autobiography

binoculars

archaeology

telecommunication

microscope

Focus: Statutory words

language

leisure

lightning

marvellous

mischievous

Focus: Statutory words

muscle

necessary

neighbour

nuisance

occupy

 

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lessons 11,12

Page 34 and 35

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lesson 13

Page 35

Non-Nonsense

Spring 2 spelling lesson 14

Page 35

 

 

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