Free Year 6 Spelling List

Here is our free Year 6 Spelling List

Posted by Exam Ninja on October 23, 2019 · 14 mins read

As part of the national curriculum, when children are in Year 6 they face their KS2 SATs tests.

One of the papers that they face is a challenging spelling test. With 20 tricky words read aloud by their teacher, children need to prepare thoroughly to score well.

Below is our free Year 6 Spelling List, a list of over 1000 high frequency spellings to help your child prepare. This list includes the words specified in the national curriculum, words that have been used in past KS2 SATs Spelling Tests as well as over 200 words selected by Exam Ninja.

This is easily the most comprehensive Year 6 Spelling List available. Within it are an enormous variety of words including nouns, adjectives, adverbs, homophones, homographs and more.

Our advice is to carefully work through this list throughout Year 6. Try to understand how the words are spelt and try the “look, cover, write and check” strategy to master them.

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