REMINDER - Year 2 Phonics Screening Check November/December 2020

To be completed by: Wed 16 Dec 2020

Time: -Wed 16 Dec 2020 | Venue:

This is a reminder that schools need to submit their Year 2 Phonics Screening to S2S by noon on Wednesday 16th December 2020.

Phonics data for the Y2 checks must be submitted to the Local Authority through School to School, which can be accessed via the  DfE Sign-in. If you have any issues with login, please contact the  DfE .

DfE guidance for the check is available by clicking this link

Data Collection




2/11/2020 – 18/12/2020

The school has to test every child on their roll in year 2 between  the period of  2 November 2020 and the end of term.

1/12/2020 – 16/12/2020

Your data MUST be submitted to the IMT between 1 December and 16 December 2020.

Having received your data by the final submission date of 16 December 2020, IMT will process the data and report it back to you via Perspective Lite for you to verify that the data to be submitted to the DfE is aligned with your schools own records. Files received after the deadline date of 16 December 2020 will be processed however it cannot be guaranteed that the data will be verified with the school prior to it being submitted to the DfE .


Data made available to schools via Perspective Lite.

16/12/2020 – 18/12/2020

To validate the submitted data schools need to view Perspective Lite from 16 December to 18 December to check that this matches the data in the schools management information system. If the data on Perspective Lite is different to the data in your MIS there is likely to be a problem with your submission and you will need to contact IMT urgently.


If you have any issues or questions please contact ASAP


Published: 15/12/2020
Audience: Headteachers, Teachers, Administrators, Business Managers, Data Managers, Assessment Staff
Contact: IMT Data Team

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