Check administration guidance (CAG) for headteachers, teachers and school staff administering and scoring the phonics screening check.
This guidance will be updated for the 2018 check in April 2018.
Use this information to:
- understand your statutory requirements relating to the phonics screening check
- plan for the check
- administer the check
- submit your school’s check results
The 2017 phonics screening check threshold mark is 32. Teachers should check each pupil’s mark against the threshold to establish whether they have achieved the expected standard.
Published: 31 March 2016
Updated: 26 June 2017
- 2017 threshold included
- Updated for the 2017 test cycle.
- 2016 phonics screening check threshold mark added.
- First published.