• Phonics check 2018 pass mark announced

    The pass mark for the phonics screening check will remain at 32 this year, the Department for Education has announced. It is the seventh year in a row that the test’s pass mark has been set at this level. Details of the pass mark have been published today, along with test materials, scoring guidance and

    9.07 Jun. 25th, 2018 | News

  • Phonics results rise again but writing falls behind at KS1

    The government has reported a boost to year 1 phonics check results, but pupils’ writing standards are falling behind reading and maths. Department for Education statistics on the phonics check show that 81 per cent of year 1 pupils met the ‘expected standard’ this year, up from 77 per cent in 2015. The rate at

    10.38 Sep. 29th, 2016 | News