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Autumn 1

Please practise these spellings with your child each week. They will be using the ‘look, cover, write, check’ method in class and they will be tested on Friday. Each day children will find out the definition of one of the spellings, see if your child knows what the words mean!

 

Week 1

 

Yr 5/6 spellings with suffixes

individual

individuality

interfere

interfering

interference

Week 2

 

Yr 5/6 spellings with suffixes

interrupt

interruption

interrupted

language

leisure

Week 3

 

Yr 5/6 spellings with prefixes and suffixes

lightning

marvellous

mischief

mischievous

muscle

Week 4

 

Yr 5/6 spellings with prefixes and suffixes

necessary

neighbour

nuisance

occupation

occur

Week 5

 

Yr 5/6 spellings with prefixes and suffixes

opportunity

parliament

persuade

physical

prejudice

Week 6

 

Yr 5/6 spellings with prefixes and suffixes

privilege

profession

programme

pronunciation

queue

 

Autumn 2

Please practise these spellings with your child each week. They will be using the ‘look, cover, write, check’ method in class and they will be tested on Friday. Each day children will find out the definition of one of the spellings, see if your child knows what the words mean!

Week 1

 

Yr 5/6 spellings with prefixes and suffixes

recognise

recognition

recommend

recommendation

relevance

Week 2

 

Yr 5/6 spellings with suffixes

restaurant

rhyme

rhythm

sacrifice

secretary

Week 3

 

Yr 5/6 spellings with prefixes and suffixes

shoulder

signature

sincerely

soldier

sufficient

Week 4

 

Yr 5/6 spellings with prefixes and suffixes

symbol

systematically

temperature

thorough

yacht

Week 5

 

Words ending in -ent

nourishment

patient

recruitment

subsequent

resident

Week 6

 

Words ending in -ence

insistence

reference

obedience

persistence

violence

Week 7

 

Words ending in -ency

 

consistency

currency

fluency

urgency

agency

Week 8

 

Words ending in -able

 

 

affordable

believable

collectable

sustainable

reusable

 

Spring 1

Please practise these spellings with your child each week. They will be using the ‘look, cover, write, check’ method in class and they will be tested on Friday. Each day children will find out the definition of one of the spellings, see if your child knows what the words mean!

 

Week 1

 

Words ending in -ibly

 

 

arguably

regrettably

comfortably

inevitably

impossibly

Week 2

 

Words ending in -ible

 

 

gullible

inedible

plausible

sensible

illegible

Week 3

 

Adding suffixes to words ending in -fer

 

referring

referred

preferred

transferring

transferred

Week 4

 

Adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters and words with hyphens

 

employee

referee

preference

co-operate

re-enter

Week 5

 

Words with ei

 

 

receipt

receive

seize

conceit

protein

Week 6

 

Words with ie

 

 

siege

hygiene

pierce

retrieve

shriek

 

Spring 2

Please practise these spellings with your child each week. They will be using the ‘look, cover, write, check’ method in class and they will be tested on Friday. Each day children will find out the definition of one of the spellings, see if your child knows what the words mean!

 

Week 1

 

Words with the ough letter string

 

 

bought

thought

brought

fought

nought

Week 2

 

Words with the ough letter string

 

 

dough

tough

cough

plough

borough

Week 3

 

Words with silent letters

 

island

solemn

thistle

knight

crumb

Week 4

 

Words with silent letters

handkerchief

champagne

silhouette

wreckage

wreath

Week 5

 

Homophones

 

 

advice

advise

father

farther

aloud

Week 6

 

Words with ie

 

 

allowed

affect

effect

cereal

serial

 

Summer 1

Please practise these spellings with your child each week. They will be using the ‘look, cover, write, check’ method in class and they will be tested on Friday. Each day children will find out the definition of one of the spellings, see if your child knows what the words mean!

 

Week 1

 

Homophones

 

weather

compliment

stationary

whether

stationery

Week 2

 

Grammatical word mixture

 

 

consequence

either

simultaneously

nevertheless

alternatively

Week 3

 

Adverbials

 

frantically

enthusiastically

victoriously

inquisitively

obnoxiously

Week 4

 

Words ending in -ship

leadership

membership

friendship

citizenship

ownership

Week 5

 

Words beginning with auto

 

 

autograph

autobiography

automatic

autocue

automate

 

 

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