At Wheatfield we recognise that spelling is one part of what makes a good writer and that, whilst some children may find spelling challenging, with the right support most will become proficient spellers during their time with us.
Below are a number of resources for families to download and use to support their child with spelling at home. If you have any questions about how to use these, please speak with your child's class teacher.
A list of words (ordered alphabetically) which children should learn to spell by the end of Year 1.
Year 1 & 2 common exception words
A list of words (ordered alphabetically) which children should learn to spell by the end of Year 2 (this includes all the words from the Year 1 list).
A list of words (ordered alphabetically) that children in Years 3 & 4 should be using in their writing (and spelling correctly by the end of Year 4). This also includes all the words from Years 1 & 2.
A list of words (ordered alphabetically) that children in Years 5 & 6 should be using in their writing (and spelling correctly by the end of Year 6).This also contains all the words from Years 3/4, 2 & 1.
The school has a licence for children to use the Spelling Shed website. Children in Key Stage 2 (Years 3 to 6) have their own login for the site and can access it to brush up on their spelling skills. Click to icon below to access their site …
At the end of Year 6, as part of their SATs, children are tested on 20 words. This list shows all the words which have appeared in previous tests. This is not intended as a list of words to learn - it has been put together to indicate the level of difficulty of the test and the type of vocabulary expected of Year 6 children.