Week 1 – Practice keywords from our test / written work W.B. 11th September 2017

 Week 2 – W.B. 18th September Year 2 high frequency words not learnt or Year 3/ 4 Words :

(Adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words of more than one syllable)

Root word With suffix








prefer preferred




limit limiting/limited



swim swimming
hit hitting
put putting
tag tagged/tagging


Week 8 – Prefixes with no change of spelling 

illegal, illegible, immature, immortal, impossible, impatient, imperfect, irregular, irrelevant, irresponsible, redo, refresh, return, reappear, redecorate.

Week 9 – Prefixes with no change of spelling 

submarine, subdivide, subheading, submerge, interact, intercity, international, interrelated, supermarket, superman, superstar, antiseptic, anticlockwise, antisocial, autobiography, autograph.

Week 10 – Suffixes sure/ture 

measure, treasure, pleasure, enclosure, pressure, leisure, ensure, creature, furniture, picture, nature, adventure, feature, future, mixture, moisture

Week 11 – Suffix – sion. 

division, invasion, confusion, decision, collision, television, explosion, discussion, vision, illusion, recession, omission, percussion, passion, conclusion, possession, extension, admission, pension, conversion

Week 12 – Suffix – ous.

cautious, suspicious, poisonous, dangerous, famous, mountainous, various, tremendous, enormous, spontaneous,  courteous, jealous, humorous, glamorous, vigorous, hideous, curious, obvious, serious, outrageous, courageous

Week 14 – Suffixes …..ssion/….cian

expression, discussion, confession, permission, recession, admission, musician,

electrician, magician, mathematician, optician, politician

(Remember that we will be testing you this week on taught spelling rules from the Autumn term)

Week 15 – ‘ck’ sound, spelt ‘ch’ 

scheme, chorus, chemist, chemistry, echo, character, chaos, ache, monarch, orchid, stomach, architect, orchestra, mechanic, technical, technology, school, archaeology

Week 16 – ‘sh’ sound, spelt ‘ch’. 

chef, machine, chalet, brochure, parachute, champagne, chandelier, chauffeur, moustache, quiche, fuchsia, chivalry, chateau, Chicago, charade, crochet, chaperone, chic

Week 17 – words ending in ‘g’ sound spelt ‘gue’ and words ending with ‘k’ sound spelt ‘que’ 

league, tongue, fatigue, intrigue, plague, rogue, vague, catalogue, dialogue, colleague,

unique, antique, boutique, picturesque, grotesque, mosque, plaque, cheque