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Project X

Project X

Project X is a modern, whole-school reading and writing programme specially developed to motivate boys and address the gender gap in literacy.

  • Highly motivating books and interactive digital resources that inspire today’s children
  • Research-based programmes, written by experts, designed to help every child succeed
  • The very best planning, teaching and assessment support to reduce your workload
  • A wealth of professional development advice on Oxford Owl to maximise impact

Series contains:

  • Guided reading
  • Independent reading
  • Phonics and comprehension intervention
  • Writing
  • Assessment linked to the Oxford Reading and Writing Criterion Scales
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Project X programmes

Project X Origins

Effective whole-school guided reading
(Reception–Year 6/P1–7)

Project X Alien Adventures phonics resources

Project X Alien Adventures

Decodable adventures to get boys reading independently
(Reception–Year 6/P1–7)

Big Writing Adventures grammar teaching

Big Writing Adventures

An interactive world to develop outstanding writing skills
(Reception–Year 6/P1–7)

Project X CODE

A proven reading intervention for lower juniors
(Years 2–4/P3–5)

Project X Phonics

Project X Phonics

Phonics practice to really embed learning
(Reception–Year 1/P1–2)

Free Project X resources

PX Origins Graphic Texts - Free Guided Reading Lesson

Free Graphic Texts lesson

Follow these three simple steps for using a graphic text version of the literary classic, The Secret Garden, in a Guided Reading lesson

Guided Reading Training

Free comprehension workshops

Join a free introductory workshop with Lindsay Pickton to maximise the impact of your Project X Origins resources

Free eBooks

Explore our selection of Alien Adventures eBooks, complete with audio and interactive activities...

Access Your Free Mission

Free Big Writing Adventures lessons

Register for free on Oxford Owl to try free Big Writing Adventures for Year 2, 4 or 6

Free teaching support

Register for free on Oxford Owl to find teaching support, animations and eBooks

Project X