The materials on this page explain the structure and content of the check and include a training video.
Check administrators should use the training video, the structure and content of the check and the practice materials when preparing to administer the phonics screening check. The practice materials include:
Check administrators should watch this training video to understand the scoring rules and score the check consistently. It includes examples of pupils attempting the phonics screening check. It also provides guidance on how to score responses.
A change has been made to the title of this page, as the sample materials documents previously attached have been removed. This is because they are available on the practice materials collection page. This has also resulted in a change to the content of the page to reflect what is now available to the user.
Updated for the 2019 test cycle. No amendments from 2018 version.