Guidance

Phonics screening check data collection 2016: guide

How local authorities should complete and submit data for the 2016 phonics screening check data collection.

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This guide includes information on:

  • what schools are in the scope of the collection
  • what pupils are in the scope of the collection
  • what data to submit
  • what formats to report the data in

Read more guidance about submitting data for the 2016 phonics screening check data collection.

Phonics teaches people to read by relating sounds with letters and words. The phonics screening check is designed to check whether pupils understand phonics to an appropriate standard.