It's a statutory requirement to teach phonics at Key Stage 1 (KS1) and administer the phonics screening check to all pupils who meet the required standards in KS1.
Assess your staff phonics knowledge first
Share our subject knowledge audit with staff to get an idea of their confidence in teaching phonics, and where they might need more support.
Choose a phonics programme to deliver
What are the approved programmes?
The DfE has a list of programmes that meet its "core criteria for effective systematic synthetic phonics teaching". These are optional (see the section below).
Find links to each of the approved programmes here Programmes without a link are yet to be added to the DfE's contact details for programmes page. ACET Phonics All Aboard Phonics A Flying Start with Letters and Sounds ALS Phonics: Letters and Sounds Anima Phonics: Letters and