Year 1 Phonics Check: Analysing group reports using the word and code complexity continuum





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This document supports analysis of Year 1 Phonics Check group reports. It gives instructions for finding and responding to the group’s strengths and needs as shown by their results. 

Who is this document for? 

Year 1 and 2 teachers, literacy intervention teachers and school leaders. 

What will you learn? 

The types of code (letter–sound correspondences) and words included in the Year 1 Phonics Check. 

How to analyse a Year 1 Phonics Check group student report. 

How to respond to your group's strengths and needs as shown by their Year 1 Phonics Check results. 

Related content 

The Year 1 Phonics Check 

Sign up or log in to the Year 1 Phonics Check assessment platform. 

More about the Year 1 Phonics Check 

Key information about the Year 1 Phonics Check including a video overview. 

Before the Year 1 Phonics Check 

Guidance on preparing for and administering the Year 1 Phonics Check. Includes a series of four videos of students completing the assessment and teachers discussing their results. 

Word and code complexity continuum 

A companion document to this tool that further explains the developmental continuum of word and code complexity in line with the Australian Curriculum. 

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