Phonics Screening Check 2020
The 2019/20 national curriculum assessments will not take place due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
The following information relates to the '2020 Phonics Screening Check' and was due to be taken by all state run primary schools in England in the week commencing Monday 8th June 2020.

Pupils will be assessed in year 1 using the ‘2020 Phonics Screening Check’ paper. This screening check will assess how well a child can use their understanding of phonics to decode real and nonsense (pseudo) words.

Find out about the Phonics Screening Check and how you can prepare you child

The pass mark for the 2020 Phonics Screening Check is 32 out of 40, meaning children need to correctly read out loud to their teacher at least 32 of the 40 words.

Where can you download the 2020 Phonics Screening check?

The upcoming phonics screening check is due to take place in June 2020 and will be available here once all schools have completed the check.

Past papers are a good way of showing you and your child the sort of words that they will be expected to read in their own Phonics Screening Check. It allows you to see the mix of real and nonsense words that were used in previous.

Phonics Games

Try playing our online phonics games to practise children's phonics skills regularly.