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Spellings w/c 30th March 2020

Year 5

Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -en

blacken
brighten
flatten
lengthen
mistaken
straighten
shorten
thicken
tighten
toughen

Year 6

Statutory Spelling Challenge Words

foreign
apparent
appreciate
persuade
individual
language
sufficient
determined
explanation
pronunciation

Spellings w/c 23rd March 2020

Year 5

Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -ify

amplify
solidify
signify
falsify
glorify
notify
testify
purify
intensify
classify

Year 6

Word families based on common words, showing how words are related in form and meaning

signature
assign
design
designate
significant
resignation
resign
insignificant
assignment
signal

Spellings w/c 16th March 2020

Year 5

Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -ise

criticise
advertise
capitalise
finalise
equalise
fertilise
terrorise
socialise
visualise
vandalise

Year 6

Word families based on common words, showing how words are related in form and meaning

accommodate
accompany
access
accuse
accost
accrue
accuracy
accomplish
accumulate
accentuate

Spellings w/c 9th March 2020

Year 5

Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -ate

pollinate
captivate
activate
motivate
communicate
medicate
elasticate
hyphenate
alienate
validate

Year 6

Words with a ‘soft c’ spelt /ce/

cemetery
certificate
celebrate
necessary
deceased
December
sacrifice
hindrance
nuisance
prejudice

Spellings w/c 2nd March 2020

Year 5

Words with /or/ sound spelt ‘au’

pause
cause
sauce
fraud
launch
author
August
applaud
astronaut
restaurant

Year 6

Words with endings which sound like /shuhl/ after a consonant letter

partial
confidential
essential
substantial
torrential
sequential
potential
spatial
martial
influential

Spellings w/c 24th February 2020

Year 5

Words with an /or/ sound spelt ‘or’

forty
scorch
absorb
decorate
afford
enormous
category
tornado
according
opportunity

Year 6

Words with endings which sound like /shuhl/ after a vowel letter

official
special
artificial
social
racial
crucial
facial
beneficial
superficial
antisocial

Spellings w/c 10th February 2020

Year 5

Homophones & Near Homophones

alter
altar
ascent
assent
bridal
bridle
cereal
serial
compliment
complement

Year 6

Word families based on common words, showing how words are related in form and meaning

interrupt
interfere
intercept
interject
intertwine
interim
internal
intersperse
interloper
interest

Spellings w/c 3rd February 2020

Year 5

Homophones & Near Homophones

stationary
stationery
steal
steel
wary
weary
who’s
whose
fate
fete

Year 6

Word families based on common words, showing how words are related in form and meaning

commit
committee
transmit
submit
commitment
emit
permit
intermittent
omit
unremitting

Spellings w/c 27th January 2020

Year 5

Creating nouns using -ship suffix

membership
ownership
partnership
dictatorship
championship
craftsmanship
fellowship
apprenticeship
citizenship
sponsorship

Year 6

Words with the long /e/ sound spelt ‘ie’ or ‘ei’ after c (and exceptions)

deceive
conceive
receive
perceive
ceiling
receipt
protein
caffeine
seize
neither

Spellings w/c 20th January 2020

Year 5

Creating nouns using -ness suffix

happiness
hardness
madness
nastiness
silliness
tidiness
childishness
willingness
carelessness
foolishness

Year 6

Words with a long /e/ sound spelt ‘ie’ or ‘ei’ after c (and exceptions)

siege
niece
grief
chief
fiend
shriek
believe
achieve
convenience
mischievous

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