Here you will find the weekly spellings for Year 5.

 

Week beginning 12th March

 

Spelling Objective: To spell words which contain silent letters.

 

Red Group

thumb

climb

sword

knife

kneel

know

wrote

listen

castle

Wednesday

 

Yellow and Orange Group

scene

hymn

Autumn

column

doubt

disguise

knuckle

muscle

guilty

scissors

 

Blue and Green Group

doubt

hymn

muscles

column

disguise

wreckage

wrinkle

subtle

knowledge

condemn

 

Week beginning 5th March

 

Spelling Objective: Homophones

 

Red Group

which

they’re

witch

their

were

where

there

piece

hare

whole

 

Yellow and Orange Groups

which

they’re

waist

heard

brake

flour

hare

dear

where

maid

 

Blue and Green Groups

which

they’re

waist

heard

beech

flour

storey

hymn

bean

maid

 

Week beginning 26th February

 

Spelling Objective:  Adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words ending in –fer

 

Red Group

preferred

inferred

conferred

preferring

refer

prefer

transfer

inferring

reference

conference

 

Yellow and Orange Groups

preference

conferred

transference

preferring

referee

referral

referred

reference

conference

inferred

 

Blue and Green Group

referring

referred

inference

preferring

preferred

transferring

transferred

transference

deferring

inferring

 

Week beginning 19th February

Spelling Objective: To double up for a short vowel sound.

Red Group

collect

happen

channel

attic

bitter

planning

skipping

traffic

hopping

running

Yellow and Orange Groups

beginning

challenge

interrupt

addition

difficult

success

immediate

occurred

brilliant

collection

Blue and Green Groups

preferred

accommodate

successfully

occurred

necessary

exaggerate

aggressive

apparatus

address

beginning

Week beginning 5th February

Spelling Objective: Statutory words for Year 5

All Groups

frequently
individual
interfere
explanation
necessary
neighbour
queue
secretary
variety
vehicle

 

Week beginning 29th January

 

Spelling Objective: To double up for a short vowel sound.

Red Group

collect

happen

channel

attic

bitter

planning

skipping

traffic

hopping

running

 

Yellow and Orange Groups

beginning

challenge

interrupt

addition

difficult

success

immediate

occurred

brilliant

collection

 

Blue and Green Groups

preferred

accommodate

successfully

occurred

necessary

exaggerate

aggressive

apparatus

address

beginning

 

Week beginning 22nd January

Spelling Objective: To spell –le words

Red Group
knuckle
horrible
sensible
scribble
sparkle
sprinkle
obstacle
buckle
miracle
terrible

Yellow and Orange Groups
acceptable
believable
advisable
durable
available
irritable
excusable
capable
adorable
sociable

Blue and Green Groups

unavoidable
comfortable
unbelievable
miserable
unforgettable
reasonable
predictable
impeccable
unacceptable
desirable

Week beginning 15th January

 

Spelling Objective: To spell commonly misspelt words

Red Group

can’t

shouldn’t

with

they’re

though

clothes

thought

surprise

wouldn’t

children

 

Yellow and Orange Groups

people

beautiful

different

mysterious

favourite

cousin

surprised

interesting

although

receive

 

Blue and Green Groups

different

population

pollution

confusion

favourite

surprised

frightened

lightning

received

although

 

Week beginning 8th January

 

Spelling Objective: To spell year 5 statutory words

Red Group

signature

stomach

system

temperature

thorough

twelfth

variety

vegetable

vehicle

yacht

 

Yellow and Orange Groups

signature

stomach

system

temperature

thorough

twelfth

variety

vegetable

vehicle

yacht

 

Blue and Green Groups

signature

stomach

system

temperature

thorough

twelfth

variety

vegetable

vehicle

yacht

 

Week beginning 11th December

Spelling Objective: To spell statutory words.

Red Group

amateur
attached
committee
convenience
desperate
government
exaggerate
individual
neighbour
recognise

Yellow and Orange Groups

amateur
attached
committee
convenience
desperate
government
exaggerate
individual
neighbour
recognise

Blue and Green Groups
amateur
attached
committee
convenience
desperate
government
exaggerate
individual
neighbour
recognise

Week beginning 4th December

Spelling Objective: To spell homophones

Red Group
Knight
Night
Blew
Blue
Whole
Hole
Write
Right
Hear
Here

Yellow and Orange Groups
Allowed
Aloud
Reign
Rain
They’re
Their
Wear
Where
Sail
Sale

Blue and Green Groups
Alter
Altar
Cereal
Serial
Desert
Dessert
Profit
Prophet
Principal
Principle

Week beginning 27th November

Red Group

Spelling Objective:-ify & -ate words.

glorify
terrify
justify
simplify
verify
motivate
captivate
saturate
activate
hesitate

Yellow and Orange Groups

Spelling Objective: -ate, -ise & -ify words.

specialise
classify
personalise
captivate
legalise
pressurise
specialise
purify
notify
appreciate

Blue and Green Groups

Spelling Objective: -ate, -ise & -ify words.

socialise
authorise
materialise
cooperate
stabilise
appreciate
abbreviate
standardise
intensify
purify

Week beginning 20th November

Spelling Objective:-ant & -ance words

Red Group
finance
glance
dance
chance
prance
servant
giant
merchant
meant
distant

Yellow and Orange Groups
hesitant
attendant
consultant
brilliant
pleasant
acceptance
appearance
importance
performance
accountant

Blue and Green Groups
observant
expectant
attendance
sergeant
extravagant
acceptance
nuisance
performance
accountant
insignificant

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