Phonics screening check: information for parents
Use our phonics screening check factsheet to explain the process to parents, including when they'll receive results and how they can help their child prepare at home. See examples of how schools display this information online.
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.
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
A Q&A about the check Links to online phonics lessons A link