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Year 1 Phonics Screening Check

What is the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check?  

The Phonics Screening Check is meant to show how well your child can use the phonics skills they’ve learned up to the end of Year 1, and to identify students who need extra phonics help. The Department for Education defines the checks as “short, light-touch assessments” that take about four to nine minutes to complete.  

In order to help your child prepare for the Phonics Screening Check, visit the 'Helping at Home' link, as well as the 'Tutorials for Parents' link on the English homepage.

You can also visit:

TheSchoolRun for suggestions on helping and supporting your child at home.

Past Papers:

* 2012

* 2013

* 2014

* 2015

* 2016

* 2017