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Spelling and Handwriting Sheets

Please click the links below to download sheets displaying that week's spelling lists being practised by Years 1-6 in school. The sheets also double up as handwriting practice - Year 1 and 2 can practise forming their pre-cursive lettering while Years 3-6 can practise that lovely joined-up continuous cursive handwriting!

 

 

AUTUMN TERM 1

 

YEAR 1

  WEEK 1 (07.09.20) - [f] and [s] sounds using 'ff' and 'ss'

  WEEK 2 (14.09.20) - [l], [k] and [z] sounds using 'll', 'ck' and 'zz'

  WEEK 3 (21.09.20) - adding '-ing', '-ed' and '-er', no change to root word

  WEEK 4 (28.09.20) - [ng] and [nk] sounds

  WEEK 5 (05.10.20) - [ch] sound using 'ch' and 'tch'

  WEEK 6 (14.09.20) - [v] sound using 'v' and 've'

 

 

YEAR 2

  WEEK 1 (07.09.20) - initial blend 'kn' and 'gn' with silent 'k' and 'g'

  WEEK 2 (14.09.20) - initial blend 'wr' with silent 'w'

  WEEK 3 (21.09.20) - words containing soft 'c' sound as in [s]

  WEEK 4 (28.09.20) - '-ge' and '-dge' words

  WEEK 5 (05.10.20) - words containing soft 'g' and 'j' sounds as in [j]

  WEEK 6 (14.10.20) - digraph revision ('oo', 'ai', 'ld', 'mb', 'st', 'ly', 'th')

 

 

 

YEAR 3

  WEEK 1 (07.09.20) - 'ei' and 'eigh' words

  WEEK 2 (14.09.20) - '-ey' words

  WEEK 3 (21.09.20) - 'ai' and 'aigh' words

  WEEK 4 (28.09.20) - 'ear' words

  WEEK 5 (05.10.20) - long [e] and [a] blend and 'kn' silent blend revision

  WEEK 6 (14.10.20) - homophones

 

 

YEAR 4

  WEEK 1 (07.09.20) - 'aught' and 'au' words

  WEEK 2 (14.09.20) - 'in-' prefix words

  WEEK 3 (21.09.20) - 'im-' prefix words

  WEEK 4 (28.09.20) - 'ill-' and 'irr-' prefix words

  WEEK 5 (05.10.20) - homophones

  WEEK 6 (14.10.20) - '-sion' suffix

 

 

YEAR 5

  WEEK 1 (07.09.20) - '-cious' suffix

  WEEK 2 (14.09.20) - '-tious' suffix

  WEEK 3 (21.09.20) - words containing 'y' as short [i] sound

  WEEK 4 (28.09.20) - words containing 'y' as long [i] sound

  WEEK 5 (05.10.20) - homophones

  WEEK 6 (14.10.20) - more homophones!

 

 

YEAR 6

  WEEK 1 (07.09.20) - ambitious synonyms as adjectives

  WEEK 2 (14.09.20) - '-ce / -cy' nouns and '-se / -sy' verbs as homophones

  WEEK 3 (21.09.20) - '-ant' adjectives into '-ancy' and '-ance' nouns

  WEEK 4 (28.09.20) - '-ent' adjectives into '-ency' and '-ence' nouns

  WEEK 5 (05.10.20) - 'co-' and 're-' hyphenated prefix words

  WEEK 6 (14.10.20) - hyphenated compound adjectives

 

 

AUTUMN TERM 2

 

YEAR 1

  WEEK 1 (02.11.20) - 'ai' and 'oi' vowel digraphs

  WEEK 2 (09.11.20) - 'ay' and 'oy' graphemes

  WEEK 3 (16.11.20) - long [o] sound made by 'o', 'oa', 'oe' and 'ow'

  WEEK 4 (23.11.20) - long [e] sound made by 'e' and 'ee' graphemes

  WEEK 5 (30.11.20) - long and short [e] sound made by 'ea' grapheme

  WEEK 6 (07.12.20) - long and short [i] sounds made by 'ie' vowel digraph

 

 

YEAR 2

  WEEK 1 (02.11.20) - '-le' endings

  WEEK 2 (09.11.20) - '-el' endings

  WEEK 3 (16.11.20) - '-il' and '-al' endings

  WEEK 4 (23.11.20) - long [i] sound made by letter 'y' on end of words

  WEEK 5 (30.11.20) - '-ies' endings

  WEEK 6 (07.12.20) - '-ind', '-old' and '-ery' endings

 

 

YEAR 3

  WEEK 1 (02.11.20) - '-ly' endings

  WEEK 2 (09.11.20) - '-ily' endings

  WEEK 3 (16.11.20) - '-bly' endings

  WEEK 4 (23.11.20) - '-ally' endings

  WEEK 5 (30.11.20) - more '-ly' endings

  WEEK 6 (07.12.20) - common exception word practice

 

 

YEAR 4

  WEEK 1 (02.11.20) - '-sion' endings

  WEEK 2 (09.11.20) - '-ssion' endings

  WEEK 3 (16.11.20) - '-tion' endings

  WEEK 4 (23.11.20) - '-ician' endings

  WEEK 5 (30.11.20) - '-ough' and '-ought' endings

  WEEK 6 (07.12.20) - common exception word practice

 

 

YEAR 5

  WEEK 1 (02.11.20) - silent 'b', 'k' and 'm' words

  WEEK 2 (09.11.20) - more silent letters

  WEEK 3 (16.11.20) - high frequency word practice

  WEEK 4 (23.11.20) - '-ment' endings

  WEEK 5 (30.11.20) - '-ly' endings

  WEEK 6 (07.12.20) - common exception word practice

 

 

YEAR 6

  WEEK 1 (02.11.20) - '-able' endings

  WEEK 2 (09.11.20) - more '-able' endings

  WEEK 3 (16.11.20) - '-ably' endings

  WEEK 4 (23.11.20) - 'temper-' and 'var-' prefixes

  WEEK 5 (30.11.20) - words containing 'gest' and 'light' graphemes

  WEEK 6 (07.12.20) - 'mini-' prefix words

 

 

SPRING TERM 1

 

YEAR 1

  WEEK 1 (11.01.21) - '-ight' endings

  WEEK 2 (18.11.20) - 'ar' grapheme

  WEEK 3 (25.11.20) - 'er' grapheme

  WEEK 4 (01.02.20) - 'ir' grapheme

  WEEK 5 (08.02.20) - 'er' and 'est' endings

  WEEK 6 (15.02.20) - days of the week and common exception practice

 

 

YEAR 2

  WEEK 1 (11.01.21) - '-ied', '-ier' and '-iest' endings

  WEEK 2 (18.11.20) - '-ying' and '-iing' endings

  WEEK 3 (25.11.20) - '-ing', '-iny', '-er', '-ed' and '-est' endings

  WEEK 4 (01.02.20) - double consonant with above endings

  WEEK 5 (08.02.20) - '-all' and '-alk' endings

  WEEK 6 (15.02.20) - '-ast', '-ant', '-ass' and '-ath' endings

 

 

YEAR 3

  WEEK 1 (11.01.21) - 'y' as part-time vowel making [i] sound

  WEEK 2 (18.11.20) - '-ed' and '-ing' endings

  WEEK 3 (25.11.20) - double consonant with above endings

  WEEK 4 (01.02.20) - 'mis-' prefix

  WEEK 5 (08.02.20) - 'did-' prefix

  WEEK 6 (15.02.20) - 'ch' grapheme making [k] sound

 

 

YEAR 4

  WEEK 1 (11.01.21) - homophones

  WEEK 2 (18.11.20) - more homophones

  WEEK 3 (25.11.20) - '-ation' endings

  WEEK 4 (01.02.20) - more '-ation' endings

  WEEK 5 (08.02.20) - 'sub-' prefix

  WEEK 6 (15.02.20) - plural possessives

 

 

YEAR 5

  WEEK 1 (11.01.21) - '-ity' endings

  WEEK 2 (18.11.20) - '-ness' endings

  WEEK 3 (25.11.20) - '-ship' endings

  WEEK 4 (01.02.20) - homophones

  WEEK 5 (08.02.20) - more homophones

  WEEK 6 (15.02.20) - even more homophones!

 

 

YEAR 6

  WEEK 1 (11.01.21) - 'refer-', 'prefer-' and 'trans-' prefixes

  WEEK 2 (18.11.20) - 'ie' grapheme making [ee] sound

  WEEK 3 (25.11.20) - 'ei' grapheme making [ee] sound

  WEEK 4 (01.02.20) - words containing 'mit' grapheme

  WEEK 5 (08.02.20) - 'inter-' prefix

  WEEK 6 (15.02.20) - common exception word practice

  

 

SPRING TERM 2

 

YEAR 1

  WEEK 1 (22.02.21) - words containing the letter 'k'

  WEEK 2 (01.03.21) - 'a-e' and 'e-e' split digraphs

  WEEK 3 (08.03.21) - 'i-e' and 'o-e' split digraphs

  WEEK 4 (15.03.21) - 'u-e' split digraph

  WEEK 5 (22.03.21) - 'oo' vowel digraph

  WEEK 6 (29.03.21) - 'ue' and 'ew' digraphs

 

 

YEAR 2

  WEEK 1 (22.02.21) - common exception words

  WEEK 2 (01.03.21) - '-ey' endings

  WEEK 3 (08.03.21) - 'w special', 'qu' and 'squ' changing [a] sound to [o]

  WEEK 4 (15.03.21) - 'wor-' and 'war-' trigraphs

  WEEK 5 (22.03.21) - '-sion' and '-sure' endings

  WEEK 6 (29.03.21) - 'ea' vowel digraph with split digraph mixture

 

 

YEAR 3

  WEEK 1 (22.02.21) - homophones

  WEEK 2 (01.03.21) - more homophones!

  WEEK 3 (08.03.21) - 'bi-' and 're-' prefixes

  WEEK 4 (15.03.21) - '-gue' and '-que' trigraphs

  WEEK 5 (22.03.21) - 'ch' digraph making [sh] sound

  WEEK 6 (29.03.21) - common exception word practice

 

 

YEAR 4

  WEEK 1 (22.02.21) - 'sc' digraph making [s] sound

  WEEK 2 (01.03.21) - 'ce' digraph making [s] sound

  WEEK 3 (08.03.21) - 'ci' digraph with different sounds made by [i]

  WEEK 4 (15.03.21) - 'ph' digraph with words made from 'real' root word

  WEEK 5 (22.03.21) - more root words with their extensions

  WEEK 6 (29.03.21) - common exception word practice

 

 

YEAR 5

  WEEK 1 (22.02.21) - words containing 'or' digraph

  WEEK 2 (01.03.21) - words containing 'au' vowel digraph

  WEEK 3 (08.03.21) - '-ate' suffix

  WEEK 4 (15.03.21) - '-ise' suffix

  WEEK 5 (22.03.21) - '-ify' suffix

  WEEK 6 (29.03.21) - '-en' suffix

 

 

YEAR 6

  WEEK 1 (22.02.21) - '-cial' suffix

  WEEK 2 (01.03.21) - '-tial' suffix

  WEEK 3 (08.03.21) - common exception word practice

  WEEK 4 (15.03.21) - words beginning with 'acc-'

  WEEK 5 (22.03.21) - words containing 'sign'

  WEEK 6 (29.03.21) - more common exception word practice

 

 

 

SUMMER TERM 1

 

YEAR 1

  WEEK 1 (19.04.21) - 'ow' and 'ou' words

  WEEK 2 (26.04.21) - 'y' making long [e] sound

  WEEK 3 (03.05.21) - 'or' words

  WEEK 4 (10.05.21) - 'aw' and 'au' words

  WEEK 5 (17.05.21) - 'air' and 'are' words

  WEEK 6 (24.05.21) - 'ear' making long and short [e] sound

 

 

YEAR 2

  WEEK 1 (19.04.21) - '-ment', '-ness' and '-ful' endings

  WEEK 2 (26.04.21) - '-ly' and '-less' endings

  WEEK 3 (03.05.21) - '-tion' endings

  WEEK 4 (10.05.21) - 'n't' and other contractions

  WEEK 5 (17.05.21) - possessive apostrophes

  WEEK 6 (24.05.21) - common exception word practice

 

 

YEAR 3

  WEEK 1 (19.04.21) - '-ary' endings

  WEEK 2 (26.04.21) - 'o' making short [u] sound

  WEEK 3 (03.05.21) - 'ou' making short [u] sound

  WEEK 4 (10.05.21) - words containing 'struct' and 'uni-'

  WEEK 5 (17.05.21) - '-scope' and 'spect' words

  WEEK 6 (24.05.21) - '-press' and 'vent' words

 

 

YEAR 4

  WEEK 1 (19.04.21) - 'inter-' prefix

  WEEK 2 (26.04.21) - 'anti-' prefix

  WEEK 3 (03.05.21) - 'auto-' prefix

  WEEK 4 (10.05.21) - 'ex-' prefix

  WEEK 5 (17.05.21) - 'non-' prefix

  WEEK 6 (24.05.21) - '-ar' and '-er' endings

 

 

YEAR 5

  WEEK 1 (19.04.21) - 'ough' words

  WEEK 2 (26.04.21) - more 'ough' words

  WEEK 3 (03.05.21) - time adverbials

  WEEK 4 (10.05.21) - prepositions

  WEEK 5 (17.05.21) - '-ere' endings

  WEEK 6 (24.05.21) - common exception word practice

 

 

YEAR 6

  WEEK 1 (19.04.21) - 'gram' words

  WEEK 2 (26.04.21) - common exception words

  WEEK 3 (03.05.21) - more common exception words

  WEEK 4 (10.05.21) - 'ou' and 'ow' words

  WEEK 5 (17.05.21) - '-ible' words

  WEEK 6 (24.05.21) - '-ibly' words

 

 

SUMMER TERM 2

 

YEAR 1

  WEEK 1 (07.06.21) - words containing 'ph' and 'wh'

  WEEK 2 (14.06.21) - 'un-' prefix

  WEEK 3 (21.06.21) - '-s' and '-es' plural words

  WEEK 4 (28.06.21) - compound words

  WEEK 5 (05.07.21) - pronoun contractions

  WEEK 6 (12.07.21) - simple verbs and pronouns

 

 

YEAR 2

  WEEK 1 (07.06.21) - homophones

  WEEK 2 (14.06.21) - more homophones

  WEEK 3 (21.06.21) - homophones and conjunctions

  WEEK 4 (28.06.21) - months of the year

  WEEK 5 (05.07.21) - more months and time nouns

  WEEK 6 (12.07.21) - adverbs

 

 

YEAR 3

  WEEK 1 (07.06.21) - '-al' endings

  WEEK 2 (14.06.21) - '-sure' endings

  WEEK 3 (21.06.21) - '-ure' endings

  WEEK 4 (28.06.21) - more '-ure' endings

  WEEK 5 (05.07.21) - silent letters

  WEEK 6 (12.07.21) - more silent letters

 

 

YEAR 4

  WEEK 1 (07.06.21) - '-ous' endings

  WEEK 2 (14.06.21) - more '-ous' endings

  WEEK 3 (21.06.21) - '-rious' and '-orous' endings

  WEEK 4 (28.06.21) - more '-ous' endings

  WEEK 5 (05.07.21) - time adverbials

  WEEK 6 (12.07.21) - adverbs

 

 

YEAR 5

  WEEK 1 (07.06.21) - polysyllabic words with unstressed vowels

  WEEK 2 (14.06.21) - 'de-' and 're-' prefixes

  WEEK 3 (21.06.21) - 'over-' prefix

  WEEK 4 (28.06.21) - '-ful' suffix

  WEEK 5 (05.07.21) - '-tive' and '-sive' endings

  WEEK 6 (12.07.21) - '-al' endings

 

 

YEAR 6

  WEEK 1 (07.06.21) - synonyms and antonyms

  WEEK 2 (14.06.21) - more synonyms and antonyms

  WEEK 3 (21.06.21) - synonyms and antonyms for happy and sad

  WEEK 4 (28.06.21) - synonyms and antonyms for volume

  WEEK 5 (05.07.21) - synonyms and antonyms for temperature

  WEEK 6 (12.07.21) - synonyms and antonyms for movement