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DfE research into the impact of the phonics screening check

The Department for Education’s research concludes that is now possible to match pupils’ performance in the check with their performance in the end of KS1 reading tests: pupils that do not pass the check at the end of Year 1 are unlikely to meet the expected standard in the KS1 tests. 99% of pupils who passed went on to achieve Level 2 or above.

Read the research here