Phonics Screening Check

What is the Phonics Screening Check?

Throughout the country, children in Year 1 will take part in a Phonics Screening Check (PSC) during the first 2 weeks in June. Children in Year 2 who did not pass the PSC in Year 1 will also take the test during this time. The check is designed to confirm whether individual children have learnt sufficient phonics decoding and blending skills to an appropriate standard. 

Please look at the PowerPoint below, which explains information about the PSC in more detail.


Phonics Screening Check Past Papers can be accessed below: