How to support learning at home
Rather than a weekly spelling list for a test, please spend time each week practicing spelling in your home learning book.
Each term, there will be a list of topic words; an indication of the Sir Linkalot bundle the main group are currently working on and the current spelling rules focus. You can also use the resources below.
This means your child can work on spelling more tailored to their needs.
This new App teaches word spelling though fun animations. Rather than phonics or spelling rules, a memorable tip is used.
First One Hundred High Frequency Words
Below is a list of the first one hundred most common words in English. Learning to read and spell these words is essential and represents 50% of words when reading and writing.
Year Three and Four Spelling List
Below is the statutory spelling list for year three and four. This list represents words commonly misspelt. These are challenging which is why it is a list to learn spanning two year groups.
Year Three and Four Homophones List
accept/except, affect/effect, ball/bawl, berry/bury, brake/break, fair/fare, grate/great, groan/grown, here/hear, heel/heal/he’ll, knot/not, mail/male, main/mane, meat/meet, medal/meddle, missed/mist, peace/piece, plain/plane, rain/rein/reign, scene/seen, weather/whether, whose/who’s