Children in Year 1 throughout the country will all be taking part in a phonics screening check during the same month of June. Children in Year 2 will also take the check if they did not achieve the required result when in Year 1 or they have not taken the test before.
Phonics Screening Check Documents
The materials used for the Phonics Screening Check in 2019. Have a look and you will gain an idea of the type of words - both real and nonsense - that children are expected to be able to read. In 2019 (as with all previous years) the expected standard or 'pass mark' was 32 out of 40.