Phonics Screening Check Trial resources

'How to' preparation video

This short preparation video 'How to navigate the online assessment' is designed to help teachers familiarise themselves with the online tool (staff only).

Assessment guide and student materials

The Assessment guide and student materials document (PDF 2265KB) (staff only) supports teachers to administer the Phonics Screening check trial. It also contains the materials to be used with students when administering the check.

Printed copies of this document will be available at participating schools.

Online tool

Teachers use the online tool to enter student responses. The online tool is available during Term 3 Weeks 4-6 via ALAN (participating schools only).

Fact sheets

The Phonics Screening Check Trial Assessment information for schools (PDF 445KB) staff only) outlines key information on the assessment for schools.

The Phonics Screening Check Trial Assessment information for parents and carers (PDF 123KB) outlines key information for parents and carers.


Visit the Phonics Screening Check Trial webpage for information on the purpose of the assessment.

Visit the Phonics webpage for teaching resources to use in the classroom.

Effective reading: Phonics (eLearning) provides teachers with an opportunity to explore the practical application of the evidence-based teaching of reading. Visit the Literacy and numeracy PL webpage for more professional learning opportunities looking at practical application of evidence-based teaching of reading.

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