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Chestnut Class would like to congratulate  Maanav for being their winner during the Spelling Wasp for Term 5.

Maanav achieved the highest score during the Spelling Wasp which included spelling words from National Curriculum Year 5 & 6 Spelling List.

Remember the next Spelling Bee will take place in the final week of Term 6.

The Spelling List can be found below so start learning them now!

Click on the picture for additional support with Spellings, GPaS, Reading and Maths 

Term 6

Week: 6                                                               Focus: Year 5 and 6 National Curriculum Words

marvellous

lightning

leisure

language

interrupt

interfere

individual

immediately

identity

hindrance

 

Week: 5                                                               Focus: Year 5 and 6 National Curriculum Words

persuade

parliament

opportunity

occur

occupy

nuisance

neighbour

necessary

muscle

mischievous

 

Week: 4                                                               Focus: Year 5 and 6 National Curriculum Words

relevant

recommend

recognise

queue

pronunciation

programme

profession

privilege

prejudice

physical

 

Week: 3                                                               Focus: Year 5 and 6 National Curriculum Words

soldier

sincerely

sincere

signature

shoulder

secretary

sacrifice

rhythm

rhyme

restaurant

 

Week: 2                                                               Focus: Year 5 and 6 National Curriculum Words

yacht

vehicle

vegetable

variety

twelfth

thorough

system

symbol

sufficient

stomach

 

 

Week: 1                                                               Focus: Scream Machine Topic Words

gravity

force

friction

tension

character

suspension

pulley

resistance

machine

mechanical

 

Term 5

Week Beginning: 20.5.19                              Focus: National Curriculum Words

equipped

especially

exaggerate

excellent

existence

explanation

familiar

foreign

forty

frequently

 

Week Beginning: 13.5.19                              Focus: Homophones and other words that are confused

aisle

isle

aloud

allowed

affect

effect

alter

altar

ascent

assent

 

Week Beginning: 6.5.19                                                 Focus: words with silent ‘w’

 

sword

wrench

wrapper

writer

wreckage

wrinkle

wrath

wrong

wrist

wrestle

 

Week Beginning: 29.4.19                                                              Focus: words with silent ‘k’ or ‘n’

knight

knuckle

knowledge

hymn

column

knock

knead

autumn

kneel

knee

 

Term 4

Week Beginning: 1.4.19                 Focus: National Curriculum Year 5 and 6 Expected Words

correspond

criticise

definite

desperate

determined

develop

dictionary

disastrous

embarrass

environment

 

Week Beginning: 25.3.19                                                              Focus: words with silent ‘d’ or ‘h’

ache

chorus

echo

chemistry

sandwich

Wednesday

choir

chord

anchor

character

 

Week Beginning: 18.3.19                                                              Focus: words with silent ‘c’ or ‘b’

climb

comb

lamb

ascend

isosceles

muscle

descend

thumb

subtle

scent

 

Week Beginning: 11.3.19                                                              Focus: ‘sion’ suffix

exclusion

explosion

division

occasion

decision

mansion

session

version

vision

invasion

 

Week Beginning: 4.3.19                                                 Focus: ‘i’ before ‘e’ except after ‘c’

neighbour

neither

leisure

glacier

seize

financier

foreign

forfeit

caffeine

protein

 

Week Beginning: 25.2.19                                                              Focus: Time Traveller Topic Words

traveller

Tumnus

witch

Narnia

past

present

future

machine

dimension

portal

 

Term 3 

Groups A and B

Week Beginning: 11.2.19              Focus: National Curriculum Year 5 and 6 Expected Words

bargain

bruise

category

cemetery

committee

communicate

community

competition

controversy

convenience

 

Groups A and B

Week Beginning: 4.2.19                                                 Focus: double ‘r’ when adding a suffix

referring

preferred

referral

transferring

inferred

referred

transferred

deferred

inferring

deferring

 

Groups A and B

Week Beginning: 28.1.19                                                              Focus: ation words

station

nation

preparation

population

location

conversation

education

frustration

situation

foundation

 

Groups A and B

Week Beginning: 21.1.19                                                              Focus: able suffix

unusable

changeable

available

remarkable

suitable

vegetable

respectable

enjoyable

miserable

probable

 

Group A and Group B 

Week Beginning: 14.1.19                              Focus: hyphenated words

co-ordinate

re-enter

co-operate

co-own

re-elect

close-up

co-operative

passer-by

check-in

cross-reference

 

Week Beginning: 7.11.19                                                              Focus: Pharaohs Topic Words

Pharaohs

Egypt

ancient

Tutankhamun

pyramid

canopic

cartouche

hieroglyphics

mummify

mummification

 

Term 2

Week beginning 10.12.2018

Focus - All National Curriculum Year 5 and 6 Expected Words that we have discussed across Term 2

Group A

Week Beginning: 3.12.18

Focus: words with -ent suffix

Group B

Week Beginning: 3.12.18

Focus: words with -ous suffix

innocent

decent

patient

recent

department

movement

present

comment

monument

argument

fabulous

jealous

adventurous

nervous

ridiculous

famous

dangerous

poisonous

miraculous

ridiculous

 

Group A

Week Beginning: 26.11.18

Focus: words with -ible and -ibly suffix

Group B

Week Beginning: 26.11.18

Focus: words with -sure and -ture suffix

visibly

terrible

flexible

impossible

sensibly

responsibly

irresponsible

bible

edible

invisible

capture

creature

pressure

future

gesture

departure

adventure

pleasure

treasure

measure

 

Group A

Week Beginning: 19.11.18

Focus: words with ant, ance and ation

Group B

Week Beginning: 19.11.18

Focus: words with -tion

observant

observance

expectation

hesitant

tolerant

substance

infant

brilliant

pleasant

distance

potion

instructions

nation

operation

relation

situation

ambition

solution

fiction

affection

 

Group A

Week Beginning: 12.11.18

Focus: homophones and other words that are confused

Group B

Spellings week beginning: 12.11.18        

Focus: Homophones and near Homophones

stationary

stationery

which

witch

compliment

complement

vain

vein

advice

advise

Grate

Great

Grown

Groan

Plain

Plane

Peace

Piece

Rain

Reign

 

Group A  

Week Beginning: 5.11.18

Focus: words with the ough letter string

Group B

Week Beginning: 5.11.18

Focus: Creating adverbs using the suffix –ly

(no change to root word)

tough

thought

coughed

thorough

bought

rough

plough

though

although

sought

Kindly

Quickly

Safely

Rudely

Sweetly

Strongly

Bravely

Secretly

Finally

Usually 

 

Group A - Topic spellings - Week beginning - 29.10.2018 Group B-Topic spellings - Week beginning - 29.10.2018

Shakespeare

Macbeth

Hamlet

Montague

Capulet

poisoned

Highwayman

rapier

musket

galleon

Shakespeare

Macbeth

Hamlet

Montague

Capulet

poisoned

Highwayman

rapier

musket

galleon

 

Term 1

Group A

Week beginning 08.10.2018

Focus: words with an ‘I’ sound after ‘c’ spelt ‘ei’

Group B

Week beginning 08.10.2018

Focus: prefixes and the sound ”i” spelt as i-e, ie, i, y,

Ceiling

Receipt

Deceit

Receive

Deceive

Conceive

Perceive

Conceited

Conceivable

Deceived

Arrive

Believe

Disbelieve

Bicycle

Breath

Breathe

Build

Rebuild

Busy

Business

 

Group A 

Week Beginning: 02.10.2018             

Focus: words with cious and tious endings

Group B

Week Beginning: 02.10.2018 

Focus: prefixes and suffixes              

Vicious

Cautious

Suspicious

Unconscious

Ambitious

Infectious

Precious

Delicious

Fictitious

Spacious

Business

Calendar

Caught

Centre

Recentre

Century

Certain

Uncertain

Certainty

Circle

 

Week beginning 24.09.2018 - Focus words with -cial  and -tial endings

 

torrential

artificial

official

beneficial

confidential

financial

influential

potential

substantial

special

 

Week Beginning: 17.9.18 Focus: words with silent letters

government

cemetery

marvellous

temperature

twelfth

dictionary

neighbour

rhyme

guarantee

stomach

Spelling list Y5-Y6

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