This page contains curriculum information which we feel is useful to parents to help further support children learning at home. It also highlights the specific programmes/schemes that are used to support phonics and reading at Round Diamond.
If you would like further information regarding the organisation of our curriculum please visit our curriculum tab found under Key Information (or link the link below). This page gives more detailed information including: curriculum intent, coverage and skill progression.
We use the scheme to teach phonics at Round Diamond.
It recommends high quality play activities which typify good provision and will offer lots of
opportunities to enrich children’s language across the six areas of learning:
■ Personal, Social and Emotional Development
■ Communication, Language and Literacy
■ Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy
■ Knowledge and Understanding of the World
■ Physical Development
■ Creative Development
Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable texts to enthuse and inspire readers. They are fully aligned to our Phonics Scheme, Letters and Sounds Phases 1–6, and contain notes in the back which can be used as a supportive tool when reading together at home. Our reading books are: