In June, your child will take a phonics test. During the Phonics Screening Check, children are asked to read (decode) 40 words. Most of these words are real words but some are pseudo-words.
They will do this with a familiar adult and it will done in their own time in a familiar setting.
For the Department for Education Parents and Carers Information on the Year One phonics screening check click on https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/194057/phonics_check_leaflet_2013_.pdf