Here you will find the weekly spellings for Year 5.

Week beginning 13th November

Red Group

Spelling Objective: medium frequency words

shouldn’t
couldn’t
wouldn’t
didn’t
everything
something
laughed
everyone
which
where

Yellow and Orange Group

Spelling Objective: -ency and –ancy words

frequency
expectancy
decency
residency
fluency
currency
vacancy
tenancy
relevancy
truancy

Blue and Green Group

Spelling Objective: -ency and –ancy words

dependency
decency
efficiency
delinquency
resiliency
relevancy
consultancy
vacancy
occupancy
equivalency

Week beginning 6th November

Spelling Objective: -cial and –tial words

Red Group
special
partial
spatial
essential
initial
facial
crucial
official
social
beneficial

Yellow and Orange Groups
substantial
confidential
spatial
essential
initial
financial
crucial
unofficial
antisocial
beneficial

Blue and Green Groups
substantial
confidential
torrential
essential
potential
financial
superficial
commercial
antisocial
beneficial

Week beginning 30th October

Spelling Objective: To spell year 5 statutory words

Red Group
accommodate
criticise
forty
nuisance
suggest
amateur
curiosity
frequently
occupy
symbol

Yellow and Orange Groups
accommodate
criticise
forty
nuisance
suggest
amateur
curiosity
frequently
occupy
symbol

Blue and Green Groups
accommodate
criticise
forty
nuisance
suggest
amateur
curiosity
frequently
occupy
symbol

Week beginning 9th October

Spelling Objective: To spell words with silent letters

Red Group
write
crumb
wreckage
sword
wriggle
wrong
wrote
thumb
knew
hymn

Yellow and Orange Group
whistle
wrinkle
numb
scheme
knowledge
doubt
resign
mechanical
technique
fasten

Blue and Green Group
disguise
receipt
charisma
campaign
succumb
silhouette
column
choreograph
gnome
fluorescent

Week beginning 2nd October

Spelling Objective: To spell homophones

Red Group
there
their
which
witch
hair
hare
where
we’re
our
are

Yellow and Orange Group
knight
night
blew
blue
whole
hole
write
right
hear
here

Blue and Green Group
allowed
aloud
reign
rain
they’re
their
wear
there
sail
sale

Week beginning 25th September

Red Group
Spelling Objective: To spell medium frequency words.

there
where
sometimes
brought
using
suddenly
with
why
everything
which

Yellow and Orange Group
Spelling Objective: To spell –cious and –tious words.

ambitious
delicious
infectious
cautious
atrocious
suspicious
conscious
malicious
ferocious
graciously

Blue and Green Group
Spelling Objective: To spell –cious and –tious words.

conscientious
scrumptious
overambitious
cautiously
maliciously
nutritious
fictitious
pretentious
ostentatious
conscious

Week beginning 18th September

Spelling Objective: To spell words with common letter strings and different pronunciations (a-e, ai, ay, ei).

Red Group
plain
explain
remain
display
always
again
translate
estimate
essay
weigh

Yellow and Orange Group
reign
container
explaining
intimidate
hesitate
calculate
portray
mountaineer
entertain
repayment

Blue and Green Group
unavailable
villainous
millionaire
entertainment
abseiling
heavyweight
straightaway
demonstrate
abbreviate
betrayal

Week beginning 11th September

Spelling Objective: Words with common letter strings and different pronunciations (ea)

Red Group
dream
spear
reach
teach
wheat
please
leave
feast
stream
deal

Yellow and Orange Group
bearings
beautiful
breathing
deafening
healthy
jealousy
leadership
peaceful
heavenly
dreadful

Blue and Green Group
deafeningly
disheartened
earthquake
healthiness
jealousness
peacefulness
creatively
colleagues
appearance
amphitheatre