Phonics Screening 2017

In June 2017, the 2017 Phonics Screening Test was given to all children in Year 1 in England. Children that failed the Phonics Screening 2016 (when they were in Year 1) were required to take the Phonics Screening 2017 in Year 2.

2017 Phonics Screening Dates

Schools had the freedom to choose a day within the week commencing 12th June 2017. As some schools are larger than others, the test can take place on one day or across several days.

2017 Phonics Screening Test Downloads

Below are all available downloads for the 2017 Phonics Screening Test. This includes the official practice materials and phonics screening test materials as well as word lists and whole-class PowerPoint presentations published by Exam Ninja.

YearPractice Materials Assessment Materials Answer Sheet Scoring Guidance Word List PowerPoint
Phonics Screening 2017

2017 Phonics Screening Test Audio

Many parents don't have English as their first language and can struggle to decode the words using phonics. Thankfully, Exam Ninja has produced an audio walkthrough that works through each word in the 2017 Phonics Screening Test.

Word Audio
dat
cag
rin
ept
jash
quib
coid
quass
glog
blard
disp
murbs
chum
kick
reef
short
blot
greet
dust
parks
tay
sloam
zued
meve
clend
braits
scrug
splue
high
feast
goal
shape
trunk
groups
straw
scribe
model
person
chapter
reptiles

2017 Phonics Screening Test Threshold

The threshold mark for the 2017 Phonics Screening Test was 32 marks out of 40. Children who scored 32 marks or more met the expected standard while those that score below 32 had not.

Children that didn't meet the expected standard in the 2017 Phonics Test were required to take the test again the following year, the Phonics Screening 2018.

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