Key stage 1: phonics screening check administration guidance
Check administration guidance (CAG) for headteachers, teachers and school staff administering and scoring the phonics screening check.
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.