Implementing the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check

Purpose

This professional learning provides teachers with an opportunity to develop an understanding of how to implement the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check and to be able to interpret the information it provides for planning for learning.

Who should participate?

Year 1 teachers

Mode of delivery

Self-paced online - four modules

Content

This online professional learning provides teachers with an opportunity to develop an understanding of how to implement the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check and be able to interpret the information it provides so that it helps with planning for learning.

Completing this online course will help you to:

  • explore the place of phonics in learning to read
  • understand where phonics is included in the syllabus
  • identify what the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check will assess
  • understand why pseudo words are used in the assessment
  • explore the student materials.
  • learn how to administer the assessment
  • record student responses in the online tool.
  • explore what the assessment can tell us about a student’s progress in phonics.

Module 1: Why is phonics important?

Participants explore the place of phonics in learning to read and understand where phonics is included in the syllabus (20 minutes).

Module 2: Exploring the assessment

Participants identify what the phonics screening check will assess. They will develop an understanding of why pseudo words are used in the assessment and will explore the student materials (30 minutes).

Module 3: How to administer the assessment

Participants learn how to administer the assessment and record the student responses in the online tool (40 minutes).

Module 4: Interpreting the information

Participants explore what the assessment can tell us about a student’s progress in phonics (40 minutes).


Register for ‘Implementing the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check ' via MyPL (Course code NR31649).

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