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Reception open days for joining us in September 2023 are: Tuesday 15th November 2022 at 9:30am & 1:30pm and Friday18th November 2022 at 9:30 am & 1:30pm. Sessions will last 1 hour - please arrive 5 minutes prior to start time. Contact the school office to reserve your place
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Year 1 Phonics Screening Information

The phonics screening check is taken by all children in Year 1 in England. It is designed to give teachers and parents information on how your child is progressing in phonics.

 

There are two sections in this 40-word check and it assesses phonics skills and knowledge learned through Reception and Year 1.

 

It checks that your child can:

  • Sound out and blend graphemes in order to read simple words.
  • Read phonically decodable one-syllable and two-syllable words, e.g. cat, sand, windmill.
  • Read a selection of nonsense words which are referred to as pseudo words.

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Year 1 Phonics Screening Check information 2021-2022

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