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Round Diamond

Primary School

From Monday 21st September pick up times will be slightly later. Yrs 1-6 staggered pick up from 3.25 to 3.35. Reception staggered pick up from 3.20 to 3.30. Nursery will continue to pick up at 11.30 (morning Nursery) 3.30 (afternoon Nursery)



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We use the DfES Letters and Sounds 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

Reading Schemes at RD

We use a range of publishers at RD to ensure children experience a variety of texts.

e.g. Oxford Reading Tree

Biff, Chip and Kipper are loved by millions of children and are frequently ranked in the top ten of children's favourite characters.

Created by Roderick Hunt and Alex Brychta, these stories are guaranteed to hook your children into reading as they follow Biff, Chip and Kipper on their magical adventures. Not only that, they perfectly matched to the 2014 National Curriculum too!

  • Filled with humour, drama, detailed illustrations and endearing characters to motivate every child
  • Perfect for the new National Curriculum
  • Carefully levelled to make sure every child makes reading progress


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