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Curriculum - English

At Colden Common we follow the Read Write Inc. programme for teaching phonics to our pupils. Our spelling programme that follows this is designed to revisit and apply phonics skills all the way through to Year 6, with spelling patterns and spelling rules linked to a focus weekly phoneme. Please take a look at the resources below to find out more. 


English Subject Lead: Mr J Cannons 

Reading and Phonics: Mrs C Hicks

Below is the recording from the Writing parent/carer workshop. It covers all year groups and gives some insight as to how you can support your child at home.

The video below is a recording of the Phonics and Spelling parent/carer workshop - it covers updates to how we teach phonics and spelling in all year groups at Colden Common.

Below is a 'Fit to Write' parent/carer workshop that explores a variety of factors to consider before children are able to access sustained writing.

Phonics at Colden Common

See below for a comprehensive overview of how phonics works at Colden Common.

Meet Bea, who is going to take you through the different sounds in Set 1, Set 2 and Set 3. 

How to say the set 1 sounds.mp4

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How to say the set 2 sounds.mp4

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How to say the set 3 sounds.mp4

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