Phonics screening check: sample materials and training video
Materials to prepare teachers to administer the 2016 phonics screening check.
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Teachers should use the sample materials and training video when preparing to administer the phonics screening check. The materials explain the structure of the check and include:
- an ‘Answer sheet’ with a sample list of 40 words
- a set of practice words to familiarise children with the presentation of the check
Teachers should watch this training video to understand the scoring rules and score the check consistently. It includes examples of children attempting the phonics screening check. It also provides guidance on how to score responses.
You can also access the video from the Vimeo Plus website.
Local authorities should use these materials during training sessions about the check.