Year 6 Spelling

25 November 2022

Posted on Friday 25 November 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’ve been learning about adding the suffixes -ible and -able to root words. Learn these words for a test on Friday 2nd December.

possible, reversible, invincible, legible, valuable, forgivable, reliable, respectable

Good luck!

18 November 2022

Posted on Friday 18 November 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we have been learning about adding suffixes to words. These suffixes include -ful, -ness, -less and -ly. Learn these words for a test on Friday 25th November.

aggressively, apparently, thoughtful, consciousness, careless, weakness, desperately, shyly

Good luck!

11 November 2022

Posted on Friday 11 November 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’d like you to practise words with the ‘ough’ letter string. Learn these words for a test on Friday 18th November.

thorough

bough

though

thought

although

brought

sought

enough

04 November 2022

Posted on Friday 04 November 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’d like you to practise making words plural (more than one). Learn the following words for a test on Friday 11th November.

communities, attaches, categories, dictionaries, wolves, hooves, puppies, crutches

Good luck!

14 October 2022

Posted on Sunday 16 October 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’re adding prefixes to words. This can create an antonym – words opposite in meaning. Learn the following words for a test next Friday.

inactive

impossible

immature

illegal

disappear

irregular

unavoidable

impatient

07 October 2022

Posted on Friday 07 October 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’re adding suffixes. Add –ing and –ed to change the tense of words. Learn these words at home – maybe write some silly sentences or speed write them as many times as you can.

according

achieved

criticising

determined

embarrassing

developing

guaranteed

queued

These will be tested next Friday! Good luck!

30 September 2022

Posted on Friday 30 September 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’re looking at apostrophes in contracted words. The apostrophe marks the spot where the letter or letters have been removed. Use the following words to create your own sentences.

haven’t (have not)

couldn’t (could not)

don’t (do not)

they’ve (they have)

we’re (we are)

won’t (will not – this is a tricky one)

aren’t (are not)

you’re (you are)

23 September 2022

Posted on Friday 23 September 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’d like you to practise the rule ‘drop the y for an i’.

Learn the following words for a test on Friday 30th September.

copies

happier

replied

curiosities

cemeteries

funniest

worried

dictionaries

varieties

16 September 2022

Posted on Thursday 15 September 2022 by Mr Wain

This week, we’ve been learning about words that contain a double consonant following a short vowel sound.

We call this rule: ‘double up for a short vowel sound’ or ‘dufasvs’.

Learn the following words for a test on Friday 23rd September:

accommodate, accompany, aggressive, apparent, appreciate, attached, correspond, embarrass, exaggerate, immediately

15 July 2022

Posted on Friday 15 July 2022 by Mark Mills

Here are the final spellings of the year!

Please learn the following words:

  • photography
  • structurally
  • teleportation
  • calligrapher
  • traction
  • infectious
  • nutritious
  • fictitious