To support your child's SATs attainment it is vital that they learn as many of the following words as possible as they will be assessed during the exams.
Year 3 & 4
accident(ally) actual(ly) address answer appear arrive believe bicycle breath breathe build
busy/business calendar caught centre century certain circle complete consider continue decide
describe different difficult disappear early earth eight/eighth enough exercise experience
experiment extreme famous favourite February forward(s) fruit grammar group guard guide
heard heart height history imagine increase important interest island knowledge learn length
library material medicine mention minute natural naughty notice occasion(ally) often opposite
ordinary particular peculiar perhaps popular position possess(ion) possible potatoes pressure
probably promise purpose quarter question recent regular reign remember sentence separate
special straight strange strength suppose surprise therefore though/although thought through
various weight woman/women
Year 5 & 6
accommodate accompany according achieve aggressive amateur ancient apparent appreciate
attached available average awkward bargain bruise category cemetery committee communicate
community competition conscience conscious controversy convenience correspond
criticise (critic + ise) curiosity definite desperate determined develop dictionary disastrous
embarrass environment equip (–ped, –ment) especially exaggerate excellent existence
explanation familiar foreign forty frequently government guarantee harass hindrance identity
immediate(ly) individual interfere interrupt language leisure lightning marvellous mischievous
muscle necessary neighbour nuisance occupy occur opportunity parliament persuade physical
prejudice privilege profession programme pronunciation queue recognise recommend relevant
restaurant rhyme rhythm sacrifice secretary shoulder signature sincere(ly) soldier stomach
sufficient suggest symbol system temperature thorough twelfth variety vegetable vehicle yacht
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