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Year 2 Spellings

Year 2 Spellings

A free list of Year 2 spelling words, especially useful for children preparing for their KS1 SATs in May.

Year 2 Spelling Words

As part of the national curriculum, when children are in Year 2 they face their KS1 SATs.

One of the papers that they face is a challenging Year 2 spelling test. With 20 tricky words read aloud by their teacher, children need to prepare thoroughly to score well.

Below is our free Year 2 Spelling List, a list of over 700 Year 2 spellings to help your child prepare. This list includes the statutory words specified in the national curriculum, common exception words (also known as 'tricky words') and spellings that have been used in past KS1 SATs tests. We've also selected hundreds of words that conform to the national curriculum's spelling rules for extra preparation!

This is easily the most comprehensive Year 2 spellings worksheet available. Within it are an enormous variety of words including nouns, adjectives, adverbs, homophones, homographs and more. All words are inline with the national curriculum's expectations. You can read and use it online or download it as a PDF to print at home.

Our advice is to carefully work through this spelling list throughout Year 2. Try to understand how the words are spelt and try the “look, cover, write and check” strategy to master them.

Year 2 Spellings

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Friday blast by glue wrap funny sketch being crust ran road soil January drink must pair gem path talk treasure worm father December gleam Thursday tape section table bath lots Autumn it's young cramp flies flame print station face won't dog kitten coming stand come try their see July copier finger adjust bring fifteen river fox thousand ever bad monkey towards sneeze Saturday came kind garden jumper clump top pinch used good nostril rose tray dropped strap drill does other gave kipper around fist crunch prove shower
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things banana home laughed let boat shark dig bless sure your park told pulled room October much drench spill window hamper trees plant were black animal children ready usual slipper yes fish chair huge fire age nineteen has bare worth travel birthday opened lime many nicer her reach still stop bite metal saddest break dinner new temper replies penny cross flour small street tour please once hummed Wednesday narrator eggs pole slept mitten where jog improve star say machine bull sun measure voice poppy money school together
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