Check your statutory requirements for the phonics screening check in our other article – you'll also find FAQs there to help you answer any further questions parents might have.
Download our parent factsheet
Use it 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
Adapt the KeyDoc so it's accurate for your school. We've highlighted any sections you need to change in yellow.
The key information and dates in our factsheet are based on the 2024 assessment and reporting arrangements, published by the Standards and Testing Agency.
Examples from schools
Some schools have a phonics screening check page on their website that they can direct parents to.
A Q&A about the check Links to phonics websites A downloadable