Download our parent factsheet
Use this KeyDoc to explain to parents:
- What the phonics screening check is
- Which pupils take it, and when
- When they'll get the results
- What support they can give their child
The factsheet also explains that both year 1 and year 2 pupils will be expected to do the phonics screening check in 2021/22.
Examples from schools
Some schools have a phonics screening check page on their website that they can direct parents to.
St Chad's Catholic Primary School in Croydon has a phonics screening check page that includes:
- A Q&A about the check
- Links to phonics websites
- A downloadable factsheet
Cedars Park Primary School in Suffolk includes a video and presentation about the check on its website. It also provides a series of useful links for parents.