Phonics Screening Check
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS
YEAR 1 SCREENING CHECK - JUNE 2019
The phonic screening check is a statutory assessment for all children in Year 1.
It will take place week beginning 10th June 2019.
It comprises of a list of 40 words (20 real and 20 pseudo (not real) words).
The expectation from the Government is that pupils should achieve the ‘expected standard’ in phonics by the end of Year 1.The pass mark was 32 or above in 2018.
The check will take up to ten minutes per pupil and will be conducted by the child’s class teacher.
Children who do not achieve the expected level at the end of Year 1 must retake the check in Year 2.