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Weekly Spellings

Spelling Practise and Weekly Quiz

Spellings will be sent home Monday weekly. The children will have the opportunity to learn them in class but to help them further, it would be great if you could encourage them to practise them at home tooThey will be tested on them on Friday


We are currently revisiting the Phonics and Tricky Words from Year 1 and we have been using Phonics Play to engage in various activities to test the children's understanding and consolidate their learning. You can gain free access to the website, during lockdown, here:



Username: TorrisholmeCP Password:pupilphonics


There is also a list of fun activity ideas for your child to learn their spellings, at the bottom of this page. Finally, a Spelling Activity will be added to Purple Mash weekly as an additional way to practise the weekly spellings. You will find your child's login details at the back of their Reading Diary.


Weekly Spelling Lists

Below you will find the weekly spelling lists. Please remember that the spellings have been differentiated according to your child's needs to ensure they become fluent in these and they are evident in their writing.

Well done to Heidi for spotting one of our spellings (gnat) in her book at home! Can you spot the spelling mistakes?


Year 1 and 2 Common Exception Words

Here are the year 1 and 2 common exception words which your child is expected to know by the end of the year. These words are unusual as they are spelt with exceptions to the spelling rules your child has previously learned.


Spelling Activity Challenge Cards

In this document, you will find some fun ways your child can practise and learn their spellings.