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Spellings w/c 8th January

Weekly Spellings

Year 5

achieve
belief
believe
chief
convenience
experience
field
fierce
grief
mischief
mischievous
relief
siege
shield
yield
pixie
auntie
calorie
budgie
genie

Year 6

pluralised nouns
ending cy
currencies
delicacies
inconsistencies
prophecies

exceptions with sh
sound
ancient
conscience
efficient
proficient
sufficient

Wrekin Spellings 22nd September 2023 (Week 3)

Year 5 

• Key spelling rule: The e at the end of the root word is dropped before adding -ing, -ed e.g. interfering
• Key spelling rule: The y is changed to an i before adding -ed but not -ing e.g. occupied

achieving
appreciating
bruising
determining
exaggerating
interfering
persuading
queuing
recognising
sacrificing

occupying
accompanying
certifying
beautifying
horrifying
justifying
disqualifying
magnifying
qualifying
simplifying

Year 6

• Key spelling rule: Adding -ing. The r is only doubled if the -fer is still stressed when the suffix is added..

conferring
deferring
differing
inferring
preferring
referring
suffering
transferring

Spellings w/c 11th September

Year 5 

Adding -ing, -ed to words of one syllable ending in vowel consonant

shrug, sob, blog, grab, thud, plod, skid, jog, rub

Adding -ing, -ed to words of one syllable ending in vowel consonant (Y2*) including those with more than one syllable and the suffix (Y3/4*)

Key spelling rule: If the last syllable of a word is stressed and ends with one consonant letter which has just one vowel letter before it, the final consonant letter is doubled before -ed or -ing e.g. submitting. The consonant letter is not doubled if the last syllable is unstressed e.g. marketing.

(stress at end)
admitted
allotted
conferred
controlled
occurred
referring
regretting
submitted
transferring
(stress at beginning) lengthen
happening
marketed
picketed
profiting
straightening
strengthened
ticketing

Year 6

Adding -ed, -ing, -er, -est, -en to words with more than one syllable

Key spelling rule: If the last syllable of a multi-syllable word is stressed and ends with one consonant letter which has just one vowel letter before it, the final consonant letter is doubled before -ed or -ing, e.g. beginning. The consonant letter is not doubled if the last syllable is unstressed, e.g. considering.

acquitting
allotting
beginning
controlling
forget/forgotten
incurring
galloping
omitted
regretted
transmitting

benefiting
bickering
considered
disheartened
forfeited
interpreting
opening
profited
travelling
worshipping

Spellings for Autumn Term (1) 2023

Here are the focus areas for Spellings this half term:

Y6

Adding -ing, -ed, -er, -est, -en to root words ending in y and
words ending in e
• Adding -ed, -ing, -er, -est, -en to words with more than one syllable
(Y3/4*)
• Adding -ed, -ing, -er, -est, -en to words with more than one
syllable (Y3/4*)
• Adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words ending in -fer
• Adding -ing, -ed, -er, -est, -en to words of one syllable ending in
vowel consonant, to words ending in y, words ending in e,
including words with more than one syllable
• Adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words ending in -fer
• Words with the /eɪ/ sound spelt ei, eigh, or ey • Words containing the letter-string ough
• Words with the /eɪ/ sound spelt ei, eigh, or ey • Words containing the letter-string ough

Y5

• Adding -ing, -ed to words of one syllable ending in vowel
consonant
• Adding -ing, -ed to words of one syllable ending in vowel consonant
(Y2*) including those with more than one syllable and the suffix
(Y3/4*)
• The suffix -ly • Adding -ing, -ed to a root word ending in y and words ending in e
• Contractions
• Words with the /eɪ/ sound spelt ei, eigh, or ey • Words containing the letter-string ough
• Words with the /eɪ/ sound spelt ei, eigh, or ey • Words containing the letter-string ough

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