In year 3, we set weekly spellings which the children learn in school and at home.  The spelling patterns  and activities are taken from our No Nonsense Spelling scheme. The children are then tested on these spellings the following week.


Spellings learnt in Autumn 1.

Spellings learnt in Autumn 2.


Spring 1 Spelling Lists by week.

Spring 2 Spelling Lists by week.

Summer 1 Spelling Lists by week.

Summer 2 Spelling Lists by week.


In year 3, we also begin to work on the statutory National Curriculum spelling words for year 3 and 4.  You can find this list of words below.  These are words that the children are expected to know and spell correctly in their writing by the end of Year 4.


Year 3 and 4 National Curriculum spellings.


To help children learn their spellings, there are a number of strategies that can be used.  Have a look at these spelling strategies posters for ideas.