Year 5 & 6 Spelling

06 May 2022

Posted on Friday 06 May 2022 by Mr Mills

This week we have been learning about words that have unusual spelling patterns. Please learn the following words for a test on Thursday 12th May

  • muscle
  • privilege
  • programme
  • rhyme
  • rhythm
  • sacrifice
  • shoulder
  • temperature
  • thorough

29 April 2022

Posted on Friday 29 April 2022 by Mr Mills

This week, we have been learning about unusual spelling patterns. Please learn the following words for a test on Thursday 05 May.

  1. amateur
  2. ancient
  3. bargain
  4. bruise
  5. conscience
  6. environment
  7. foreign
  8. mischievous
  9. prejudice

22 April 2022

Posted on Friday 22 April 2022 by Mr Mills

The spellings this week are based on homophones- words that have the same pronunciation but different meanings or spellings. Please learn them for  a test on Thursday 28th April

  • draught
  • draft
  • dissent
  • descent
  • decent
  • proceed
  • precede
  • wary
  • weary

25 March 2022

Posted on Friday 25 March 2022 by Mr Mills

This week we have been learning about prefixes such as telesuper and inter. Please learn them for a test on Thursday 31st March.

  • interfere
  • interrupt
  • supernatural
  • superimpose
  • autobiography
  • autograph
  • television
  • telescope
  • teleport

18 March 2022

Posted on Friday 18 March 2022 by Mr Mills

This week we have been learning about the -tial and -cial spelling pattern.

Please learn the following words for a test on Thursday 24 March

  • controversial
  • official
  • commercial
  • special
  • artificial
  • glacial
  • social
  • influential
  • confidential

11 March 20

Posted on Friday 11 March 2022 by Mr Mills

This week, we have been learning about the suffix –fer. Please learn the following spellings for a test on Thursday 17th March.

  • refer
  • referring
  • referral
  • prefer
  • preferring
  • preferred
  • transfer
  • transferred
  • offering

04 March 2022

Posted on Friday 04 March 2022 by Mr Mills

This week’s focus is on the -sion, -tion and -cian endings to words. Please learn these words for a test on Thursday 10th March.

  • profession
  • accommodation
  • communication
  • suggestion
  • competition
  • definition
  • interruption
  • persuasion
  • musician

11 February 2022

Posted on Friday 11 February 2022 by Mr Mills

This week we have been learning about silent letters. Use the strategies we use in class to learn them for a test on Thursday 17th February.

  • thistle
  • whistled
  • gnat
  • gnawing
  • know
  • knock
  • island
  • aisle
  • doubt

04 February 2022

Posted on Friday 04 February 2022 by Mr Mills

Our spelling focus this week has been on using apostrophes for possession and omission.

This week for homework, we would like you to write six sentences that demonstrate how to use an apostrophe for omission (can’t).

We would then like you to write six sentences that demonstrate how to use an apostrophe for possession (sister’s / sisters’).

28 January 2022

Posted on Friday 28 January 2022 by Mr Mills

Spellings this week again focus on specific prefixes. The focus this time is on un- and ir- . Please learn the words for a test on Thursday 03 February.

  • unavailable
  • unfamiliar
  • unnecessary
  • impractical
  • impossible
  • immature
  • illegible
  • irregular
  • irreplaceable