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Phonics screening check: is it flawed?

Discussion in 'Primary' started by TES_Rosaline, Jun 11, 2019.

  1. TES_Rosaline

    TES_Rosaline Administrator Staff Member

    What are your views about the phonics check? Do you think it’s a useful indicator of the progress children have made or does it put youngsters off reading by teaching them non-words?

    Two academics discussed the issue:

    https://www.tes.com/news/why-phonics-screening-check-doesnt-work

    Is the phonics screening check really good for children or is it flawed?
     

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