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Statutory words

Under the new curriculum, children are required to be able to both read and spell these words. They will be sent home in spelling lists throughout the year and those learned will be tested in school once per term.

 

National Curriculum Spelling Programme For Year 1

Common Exception Words

the

a

do

to

today

of

said

says

are

were

was

is

his

has

I

you

your

they

be

he

me

she

we

no

go

so

by

my

here

there

where

love

come

some

one

once

ask

friend

school

put

push

pull

full

house

our

have

what

people

 

Primary National Curriculum Spelling Overview

 National Curriculum Spelling Programme For Year 2

Common Exception Words

door

floor

poor

because

find

kind

mind

behind

child

children

wild

climb

most

only

both

old

cold

told

every

everybody

even

great

break

steak

pretty

beautiful

after

last

past

father

class

grass

pass

plant

path

bath

hour

move

prove

improve

sure

sugar

eye

could

should

would

who

whole

any

many

clothes

busy

people

water

again

half

money

Mr/Mrs

parents

Christmas

 

Primary National Curriculum Spelling Overview

 National Curriculum Spelling Programme For Year 3

Word List

actual(ly)

address

appear

bicycle

build

caught

centre

century

certain

circle

decide

different

difficult

disappear

early

earth

enough

exercise

experience

experiment

extreme

favourite

February

fruit

group

heard

heart

history

island

learn

material

medicine

mention

naughty

notice

often

possess(ion)

possible

potatoes

pressure

quarter

question

recent

regular

remember

strange

strength

surprise

therefore

though

although

thought

woman

women

 

Primary National Curriculum Spelling Overview

 National Curriculum Spelling Programme For Year 4

Word List

accident

accidentally

answer

arrive

believe

breath

breathe

busy

business

calendar

complete

consider

continue

describe

eight/eighth

famous

forward(s)

grammar

guard

guide

height

imagine

increase

important

interest

knowledge

length

library

mention

minute

natural

occasion

occasionally

opposite

ordinary

particular

peculiar

perhaps

popular

position

probably

promise

purpose

reign

sentence

separate

special

straight

suppose

various

weight

 

 

 

 

Primary National Curriculum Spelling Overview

 National Curriculum Spelling Programme For Year 5

Word List

achieve

amateur

ancient

apparent

available

average

awkward

bargain

bruise

category

cemetery

competition

conscience

conscious

convenience

desperate

determined

develop

dictionary

disastrous

environment

euip (-ped)

equipment

especially

excellent

explanation

familiar

foreign

forty

frequently

government

hindrance

interfere

interrupt

language

marvellous

mischievous

muscle

necessary

neighbour

nuisance

opportunity

physical

privilege

profession

pronunciation

recognise

relevant

restaurant

rhyme

rhythm

shoulder

signature

sincere

sincerely

soldier

sufficient

temperature

variety

vegetable

 

Primary National Curriculum Spelling Overview

 National Curriculum Spelling Programme For Year 6

Word List

accommodate

accompany

according

aggressive

appreciate

attached

committee

communicate

community

controversy

correspond

criticise

curiosity

definite

embarrass

exaggerate

existence

guarantee

harass

identity

immediate

immediately

individual

leisure

lightning

occupy

occur

parliament

persuade

prejudice

programme

queue

recommend

sacrifice

secretary

stomach

suggest

symbol

system

thorough

twelfth

vehicle

yacht

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peterbrook Primary School, High Street, Solihull Lodge, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 1HR

Tel: +44(0)121 4302545 office@peterbrook.solihull.sch.uk

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