Main Street, St. Bees, Cumbria CA27 0AA

01946 822392

St Bees Village Primary School

Headteacher: Mrs Emma Sharp

Summer Term Spellings (second half term)

Below, you will find a list of the spellings that your child will be learning this half term. Please ensure that your child completes the 'learn, write, check' sheet which they will bring home each Monday. On the reverse of this sheet your child should write 10 sentences, each one containing one of the new spellings; once completed, the sheet should be returned to school for marking. The children will do an activity relating to their spellings during the week as part of their guided reading activities.

Week 1- ch, gue and que

Chef, chalet, machine, brochure, league, tongue, dialogue, analogue, plague, antique, unique, mosque, cheque, grotesque, grotesquely, uniquely

Week 2- the ae sound
Vein, weigh, weight, eight, eighth, eighty, eighteen, neigh, neighbour, neighbourly, neighbourhood, high, they, obey, straight, sleigh

Week 3- homophones and near homophones
Accept, except, affect, effect, ball, bawl, berry, bury, brake, break, fair, fare, grate, great, groan, grown

Week 4- homophones and near homophones
Here, hear, knot, not, mail, male, main, mane, meat, meet, medal, meddle, missed, mist, where, wear

Week 5- homophones and near homophones
Peace, piece, plain, plane, rain, rein, reign, scene, seen, heel, heal, he’ll, no, know, deer, dear


Summer Term spellings (first half term)

Week 1- suffixes

Teach, teacher, farm, farmer, drive, driver, mine, miner, babysit, babysitter, run, runner, shop, shopper, spin, spinner

Week 2- Words with the ch sound

Teach, teacher, catch, catcher, rich, richer, stretch, stretcher, creature, furniture, picture, nature, natural, naturally, adventure, adventurous

Week 3- suffixes including ous

Poison, poisoning, poisoned, poisonous, danger, dangerous, mountain, mountainous, fame, famous, vary, various, tremendous, enormous, jealous, jealousy

Week 4- words ending tion

Invent, invention, inject, injection, act, action, hesitate, hesitation, complete, completion, describe, description, detect, detection, reflect, reflection

Week 5- words ending ssion

Express, expression, discuss, discussing, discussed, discussion, confess, confession, permit, permission, admit, admission, possess, possession, process, procession