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Validity and sensitivity of the phonics screening check: implications for practice Duff, F.J., Mengoni, S.E., Bailey, A.M., Snowling, M.J. (2014)
‘The Great Debate – is it time to ditch the Year One Screening Test? – Hepplewhite and Reedy (‘Teach Primary’ April 2013)
‘Why the Year 1 phonics check must go’ TES opinion: Open letter to Michael Gove:
Response to this letter – Jennifer Chew, Reading Reform Foundation
Where next for phonics? Debbie Hepplewhite looks at the progress, practice and problems of synthetic phonics teaching in schools (SEN Magazine, July 2014)
Responses to the statutory Year One phonics screening check in England according to media coverage – Debbie Hepplewhite (page 25, Learning Difficulties Australia bulletin, May 2014)
Arguments against the Y1 phonics check have been discredited Phonics International Message Forum