National Statistics

Phonics screening check and key stage 1 assessments: England 2015

Provisional information on the 2015 phonics screening check and assessments at key stage 1, including breakdowns by pupil characteristics.



This statistical first release (SFR) provides information on the achievements of pupils in the 2015 phonics screening check and at key stage 1.

This release also includes information on attainment for the phonics screening check and key stage 1 teacher assessments by different pupil characteristics, specifically:

  • gender
  • ethnicity
  • first language
  • eligibility for free school meals
  • special educational needs


Primary attainment and RAISE online statistics team

Published 24 September 2015
Last updated 12 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated national, local authority and additional tables, and underlying data with final 2015 information.
  2. Updated tables to include data on disadvantaged pupils.
  3. Removed City of London and Isles of Scilly data as this was published in error.
  4. First published.