Spellings (alternative pronunciation of e and ey) for Mrs Duffy’s and Mrs Taylor’s Classroom Phonics Group

Date: 18th May 2020 @ 12:23pm

Hello Y1

Hope you and your families are safe and well and you are continuing to work hard and have fun while you are being home schooled.


This week’s spellings will be the last until after half term. Please learn to read and spell these words that contain the alternative pronunciation of e and ey rule.  You would also benefit from writing sentences containing the words with the correct punctuation, conjunctions and adjectives.


Please find the words that Mrs Duffy’s and Mrs Taylor’s classroom phonics group need to learn below:


Rule-Alternative pronunciation of e and ey

testing       bedroom       petshop      temper


me              we                he               she           be


money          key              donkey        honey


they            grey             obey            prey       survey.

Please also practise spelling other simple words that contain these rules. 


High Frequency Words

Please learn to read these words by sight:-


laughter    over     want


A flashcard approach sometimes is the best way to help children to learn to read these words.


With Big Hugs From Mrs Duffy


St Mary's Birchley Catholic Primary School

Birchley Road, Billinge, Nr Wigan,

Lancashire WN5 7QJ

Main Contact: Mrs Janet Ollerton

SENDCO Contact: Mrs Andrea Hymers

Tel: 01744 678610

Email: stmaryrcbp@sthelens.org.uk