There are various statutory assessments that take place in primary schools. These take place in Year 1, Year 2 and in Year 6 with the assessments for Year 2 and 6 taking place in May.
The Year 6, KS2 SATS are taken in May.
Year 1 Phonics Assessment
In June the Year 1 chidlren will all be required to have their phonics knowledge assessed. You may like to see examples of the assessments and support your child at home with sounds they need to learn.
The following video also highlights examples of previous children who have taking part in the assessments, highlighting the sounds and common errors.
Why not have a practice and go through these pseudo words and real words. This may help in identifying sounds your child may find tricky and build confidence in the assessment. Going through and practicing sounds regularly will build your child’s confidence in reading.
The following link highlights all of the sounds the children are required to learn.
PHONICS PHASE 2-5 Download the document (pdf)
How do you know if your child is making progress? Follow this link: Progress in Phonics
BY THE END OF YEAR 2 WE EXPECT PUPILS TO BE ABLE TO READ THE FOLLOWING TRICKY WORDS: