New Spellings

Please help your child to learn the following spellings.  Read the words together, check that they understand the meaning then learn them over the week, reinforcing the spelling pattern or rule.  They will be tested next Monday.


The r is doubled if the –fer is still stressed when the ending is added.

The r is not doubled if the –fer is no longer stressed.

confer conferred  prefer preferred refer referring defer deferring   

suffer suffering differ differing  offer offering buffer buffering