Spelling at Home

The Essential Spelling Lists

The Essential Spelling Lists are lists of words children are expected to know after 1 to 3 Years at school, and at Year 6 and 8. These have been broken down into Stanmore Bay School Expectations by Year Level as follows;

After 1 Year of School: Most of List 1 and some of List 2

After 2 Years of School: All of List 1 , most of List 2 and some of Lists 3 - 4

After 3 Years of School: All of Lists 1 - 2 and most of Lists 3 - 4

End of Year 4: All of Lists 1 - 4 and some of Lists 5 and 6

End of Year 5: All of Lists 1 - 5 and most of List 6

End of Year 6: All of Lists 1 - 6, most of list 7

End of Year 7: Few errors in Lists 1 - 7 and most of List 8

End of Year 8: Few errors in Lists 1 - 8

The Essential lists are available to download below

Essential Spelling Lists