These are the Common Exception Words for Year One. These words are exceptions to spelling rules, or words which use a particular combination of letters to represent sound patterns in a rare or unique way. To support your child's reading and writing, they should practise reading these words by sight.
Flashcard Version of Common Exception Words
Below is a document containing 100 High Frequency Words. Some can be decoded using phonics, others are exceptions to the rule. These words make up a large proportion of the words they will be reading in everyday texts. The more of these words that they can learn to read by sight, the more fluent their reading will be as a result.