Ref: ISBN 978-1-78315-347-3, STA/14/7105PDF, 417KB, 20 pages
This is departmental advice for anyone who is involved in the administration and scoring of the phonics screening
It applies to:
all maintained schools
academies and free schools
The check is for:
all year 1 children
children in year 2 who did not meet the required standard for the check in year 1
The purpose of the check is to confirm that all children have learned phonic decoding to an age-appropriate standard.
This departmental advice must be followed to ensure the correct and consistent administration of the check for all schools. It contains important information about what to do before, during and after the check. A copy of this document should be taken into the room where the check will be administered.