The word lists for years 3 and 4 and years 5 and 6 are statutory. The lists are a mixture of words pupils frequently use in their writing and those which they often misspell. Some of the listed words may be thought of as quite challenging, but the 100 words in each list can easily be taught within the four years of Key Stage 2 alongside other words that teachers consider appropriate.
The Department for Education
The word lists for Years 3 and 4 and for Years 5 and 6 can be found below:
We structure each year group to ensure a balance of English themes and topics in each year group and a progression of skills across the school. We link work to other areas of the curriculum where this is most appropriate but also teach purely text-based literature units of work, poetry and non-fiction.
On Monday 9th October 2017 the Mayor of Wivenhoe kindly visited our school to officially open our library.
We have recently completed a display in school showing the top 100 books that children should read before they leave Year 6:
The accompanying list of books (with their ZPD) can be downloaded by clicking on the PDF icon below:
Resources to Support Approaches to Writing
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