11 December 2020
Next week, we will be learning words which have a silent w.
04 December 2020
Next week, the phoneme we’re learning about is u which is spelled with an o.
The children will be tested on these words on Friday 6th December.
27 November 2020
Next week, we will be learning the phoneme or. This is spelt with an a before l and ll.
20 November 2020
Next week, we will be learning about adding –es to nouns and verbs that end with a -y.
The children need to learn to drop the -y for an -i before adding –es.
Here are the spellings to learn:
13 November 2020
Next week, we’re learning about words which have an i sound spelt with a –y at the end of the word. The children will be tested on these words on Friday 20 November.
06 November 2021
Next week, we will be looking at words which have an -il or -al ending. These are much less frequent than the -le ending.
On top of these words, we are continuing to check some of the common exception words from Year 1. Please help your child by regularly checking the spelling of these words.
Year 1 Common Exception Words
to today of
said says are
were was is
you your they
be he me
she we ask
go so no
by my here
there where friend
love come some
one once school
16 October 2020
Next week, we will be learning about the –el phoneme at the end of a word.
This spelling is much less common than last week’s –le.
09 October 2020
This week, we would like the children to learn how to spell words ending in le.
Test will take place on Friday 16 October 2020
02 October 2020
This week’s spellings are words with a silent k.
In words starting with kn the letter k is silent. Silent letters are the letters in words that are not pronounced but make a huge difference to the meaning and sometimes the pronunciation of the whole word.
The children will be tested on these words on Friday 09 October 2020
25 September 2020
This week, all the spellings contain a soft c. The letter “c” has two sounds, hard “c” and soft “c”. The hard sound of “c” occurs most often. (cat)
When “c” is followed by (a, o, u) it is sounded as “k” (hard c).
When “c” is followed by (e, i, y) it is sounded as “s” (soft c).