Preparing for the phonics screening check

With the screening check on the horizon, ensure your Year 1s have got to grips with phonics using these engaging activities and tasks

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Stimulating ideas to help Year 1s secure their understanding of phonics ahead of the screening check

Teaching phonics is an essential part of improving both reading and language skills for young students. And, with the screening check on the horizon, we know it’s particularly important to find engaging ways to recap the same content. To help you do just that, we've packed our primary national tests collection with practice questions, games and revision lessons. Here are just a sample of the resources you will find.

Practice questions

Alternative phonics screening test
JessMyers

Alternative phonics screening test

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We created this test to assess our children halfway through the year or for key children, especially those undergoing Reading Recovery. Words can be edited and action taken after analysis of results.
Phonics Screening Test Papers and PowerPoints
Blossoming Minds

Phonics Screening Test Papers and PowerPoints

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A selection of three phonics practice papers to use with your year 1 class in preparation for the screening test. The papers contain original content, but are all based entirely on past papers, progressing from simple cvc phase 3 words to more complex phase 5 words. There is an accompanying PowerP...

Revision aids

Phonics Revision Workbook (EYFS/KS1)
PollyPuddleduck

Phonics Revision Workbook (EYFS/KS1)

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**Resource Title** Phonics Revision Workbook 1 **Age/Year Group** Early Years and Key Stage 1 **Total Pages in download** 22 **File Type** PDF **Resource Content** a 20 page revision workbook Covers initial sounds / endings and common blends/digraphs ...
Y1 Phonics Screening Practise: New words
renosparks

Y1 Phonics Screening Practise: New words

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Two sets of flashcards to get the children used to reading real and nonsense words for the screening in June. These are new words, different to the government issued ones. Each child will be required to read 40 words. It is intended you use either set A or set B as they contain a balance of real /...

Games and quizzes

Phonics screening revision game
e_bray

Phonics screening revision game

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I made this snakes and ladders type game to help reinforce all the graphemes up to phase 5 as prep for the screening test. Also sneaked in some consonant blends too. I'll use groups of three with my phonics group and enlarge the document to A3. You can change any of the graphemes to meet the need...
Loop (follow-me) Cards - Alien (nonsense) Words
carolyn_nelson

Loop (follow-me) Cards - Alien (nonsense) Words

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The children in my Phonics group absolutely love a Loop (follow-me) card activity, and with the Phonics screening test coming up, I have prepared a version which includes alien words (many of which are from the last couple of year's tests, including their great alien images, plus a few more). This a...
Hannah's Phonics Stories; Phonics Card Game
hannahmhayes91

Hannah's Phonics Stories; Phonics Card Game

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I am really excited to show you my first phonics game. This pack includes a set of cards, including 13 different sounds; ay, ee, igh, ow, long oo, short oo, ar, or, sh, unvoiced th, voiced th, ch and tch. Included are a set of game ideas, although the possibilities really are endless!...
Roll it, read it Phonics games phases 2-5 tricky words
Elsasupport

Roll it, read it Phonics games phases 2-5 tricky words

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Each player has a different set of coloured counters. Each person throws the die and chooses a word from that column. They read the word and cover it with their counter. At the end of the game the person who has the most of their coloured counter on the board is the winner.

Teacher resources

Mrs Pryce's phonics-ee, ey..
AnnePryce

Mrs Pryce's phonics-ee, ey..

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This is a power point presentation of funny phonics which works with letters and sounds, but can also be adapted to work alongside Letter land and Jolly phonics. These slides focus on ee, ey and revision of phase 3 (ee).
Phonics Screening Word Generators
FunkyPhonics

Phonics Screening Word Generators

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For each of the Phonics Screening Tests there is a word generator. Press s to stop them spinning and enter to carry on. Take a look at our video video to see it in action. Tests included: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
Year 1 Phonics Screening Check Practise
katieogrady

Year 1 Phonics Screening Check Practise

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Daily Phonics revisit and practise. Slides to use daily to recap previously taught phonemes. There are 34 slides within each presentation. Altogether there are Pupils to read graphemes, real words and pseudo/Monster words. Words used are mainly from the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017...