Trip to the zoo!

We had a fantastic time at Bristol zoo last week, and learnt many facts about different animals. Everybody behaved beautifully, so we didn’t need to swap any children for animals, despite the class trying to convince me to bring one home!


Spellings Autumn 1 Week 1

As you are in year 5 now, it is expected that if you do not know the meaning of one of your spellings, you use a dictionary to look it up. It is much easier to use one of your spelling words, if you understand what it means!

Groups will be distributed again tomorrow, so please don’t panic if you don’t remember your group!!

Sun- vicious, gracious, spacious, malicious, precious, conscious, delicious, suspicious, atrocious, ferocious.

Moon- caught, naughty, taught, daughter, autumn, clause, cause, astronaut, applaud, author.

Star- eight, eighth, eighty, weight, neighbour, vein, veil, beige, sleigh, freight.

Galaxy- knock, know, knee, knitting, knife, gnat, gnaw, gnash, gnome, gnarled.

Spellings Summer 2 week 1

Grey- earthquake, eyeball, popcorn, blackberry, basketball, butterfly, toothbrush, snowflake, fireplace, rainbow.

Red- supermarket, supersede, superstar, supervise, supervision, supervisory, superimpose, anticlockwise, antibiotics, antisocial.

Green- board, bored, by, buy, bye, flew, flu, flue, fair, fare.

Black- official, unofficial, officially, special, speciality, superficial, artificial, artificially, partial, partially.

Spellings Summer 1 week 4

Black- cautious, cautiously, fictitious, infectious, nutrition, nutritious, nutritional, luscious, spacious, atrocious.

Green- vein, weight, children’s, men’s, boys’, girls’, babies’, members’, suspects’, teachers’.

Red- subheading, submarine, submerge, submergible,  subsequent, subdivide, international, internationally, interact, interaction.

Grey- work, world, worth, usual, vision, treasure, fiction, motion, option, potion. 

Spellings Summer 1 Week 2

Black- nearby, secondly, thirdly, fourthly, vice, vicious, grace, gracious, space, spacious.

Green- ascent, crescent, descent, fascinate, scent, scenery. scissors, science, scientifically, scientist.

Red- irreparable, irresponsible, redo, react, remix, repay, reuse, rebate, redeem, refill.

Grey- runny, sunny, boxer, mixed, mixing, fixed, fixing, all, walk, talk.

Instruction writing

In literacy, we looked at the key features of instruction writing. We wrote instructions for a group to find a golden coin within the school, as well as guiding a blind-folded friend to find another member of the class!

Spellings 13.3.17

Grey- married, replied, tried, studied, hurried, carrier, copier, happier, angrier, busier.

Red- descriptive, different, differently, indifferent, indifference, differentiation, difficult, difficulty, dislodge, disappearance. 

Green- addition, audition, caption, edition, emotion, eviction, invention, lotion, location, mention. 

Black- disappeared, disbelieve, discourtesy, disorganise, disapprove, disapproval, discovering, disregarded, distributed, disallow.