Spellings (alternative pronunciation of i and o) for Mrs Mc Donald’s Library Phonics Group

Date: 18th May 2020 @ 12:18pm

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 i and o rule. 

Please find the words that Mrs McDonald’s library phonics group need to learn below:-


Rule-Alternative pronunciation of i and o

milk           fish              fingers            sticker.   


child          remind         grind               find  


hot            frost            polish              not   


open           cold             both                gold         most

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


High Frequency Words

Please learn to read these words by sight:-

water        where        day

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


Please learn to spell:-



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