Year 5 & 6 Spelling

Spellings for this half-term

Posted on Thursday 18 January 2024 by Mr Freeman

Spellings this half-term

Posted on Sunday 12 November 2023 by Mr Freeman

Spellings for the first half term

Posted on Tuesday 03 October 2023 by Mr Freeman

Below are the 40 spellings for this half term. Please continue to learn these at home. There will be a test every Friday on 8 random words from the list. If your child is finding it difficult to learn the words, have a look at our Super Spelling Strategy document on the school website – it’s got some great ideas!

Spellings 03.03.2023

Posted on Friday 03 March 2023 by Mr Freeman

Next week, we’ll be adding the suffix –fer. For some ideas of how to make learning your spellings fun,
see our ‘Super Spelling Strategies’ guide on the website.

Learn these words by Friday 10th March.

reference
referred
referral
preference
preferred
transferring
offering
offered

Spellings 24.03.23

Posted on Friday 24 February 2023 by Mr Freeman

Next week, we will learn about the ‘shun’ sound. This can be written as –tion, -sion, -ssion, -cian. The spellings for this week will focus on the –tion spelling pattern.

Learn these words for a test on Friday 3rd March.

 

profession

accommodation

appreciation

communication

persuasion

occupation

determination

pronunciation

Spellings 03.02.23

Posted on Friday 03 February 2023 by Mr Freeman

Next week, we’ll be learning about using apostrophes. An apostrophe can be used to show that one thing belongs to or is connected to something. This is called a possessive apostrophe.

The cat’s fluffy tail.

An apostrophe because of omission is where an apostrophe is used to indicate the missing letters in a contraction (the shortened form of a word or group of words).

should’ve, could’ve

Create your own sentences using both forms of apostrophes.
The test will take place on Friday 10 February.

Spellings 27.01.23

Posted on Sunday 29 January 2023 by Mr Freeman

This week, we’ve been learning about adding prefixes. Please learn the following words for a test on Friday 3rd February.

unavailable
unattached
impossible
impractical
illegal
illegible
irregular
disapprove

Spellings 23.01.23

Posted on Monday 23 January 2023 by Mr Freeman

This week, we’ll continue learning about the prefix co- and re-. Learn the following words for a test on Friday 27th January.

co-operate

co-own

re-enter

re-emerge

co-ordinate

co-exist

re-invent

re-tell

13.01.23 Spellings

Posted on Friday 13 January 2023 by Mr Freeman

This week, we’ve been adding suffixes to root words. These have included –ent, -ence, -ant and –ance.

Please learn the following words for a test on Friday 20 th January.
assistance
tolerant
hesitant
attendance
abundant
violence
dependent
innocence
confidence

Help at home:

See if your child can identify the root word for each of these words, for example:

The root word of assistance is to assist.

Year 5/6 Spellings 09.01.23

Posted on Monday 09 January 2023 by Mr Freeman

We have been learning regularly about homophones. Learn these words for a test on Friday 13th January. We recommend putting these words into sentences so that you understand the meaning of each word.

desert
dessert
stationary
stationery
complement
compliment
principle
principal

Help at home

To aid your child, you could try the following techniques to help learn spellings at home:

look, say, cover, write, check

syllable chunking

word pyramids