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Spellings in year 2

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lemonysnickett Fri 23-Feb-07 19:18:35

Do all children at this age get spellings? My daughter does not and never has from her school. Am thinking of raising this with her head at a meeting.

Gobbledigook Fri 23-Feb-07 19:20:23

Ds1 has spellings and is in year 1 - he has had them since a few weeks after he went into year 1 last September.

DeviousDaffodil Fri 23-Feb-07 19:21:05

DS gets 12 words a week and has done since year 1.

moraine Fri 23-Feb-07 19:23:30

My son (yr2) has had spellings since year 1. He has about 5 a week but our neighbours' son has 15, which I think it is too much. Ask about spellings may be they do it at school, rather than homework.

lemonysnickett Fri 23-Feb-07 19:28:25

Thanks for your responses. Will definately be raising this as they do not do spellings instead of homework.

nikkie Fri 23-Feb-07 19:50:34

Dd1 gets 5 words every couple of weeks , majority get them every week though Yr1/2

Steward Sat 24-Feb-07 07:00:36

My son get spellings and he is in Yearc 2. He gets about 6 a week and also had them when he was in year 1

dorathesnorer Sat 24-Feb-07 07:56:15

DD is in yr 2 and gets 16 spellings a week, difficult ones and far too many imo.

3sEnough Sat 24-Feb-07 08:24:33

DS gets 8 pr week - they are tailored to ability of child and the more able ones get up to 12. My friend's child at another school though has 15 and they are seriously hard (her and her dh have trouble too!!) I was gobsmacked when I read them.

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