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Project X CODE

Reading intervention to transform the lives of your struggling readers

Project X CODE

Reading intervention to transform the lives of your struggling readers

This proven reading intervention programme focuses on developing both synthetic phonics and comprehension within a highly motivational character series.

  • A unique 2-text approach builds children's confidence (Text 1: 100% decodable) and keeps them motivated (Text 2: at least 80% decodable)
  • 14 entry and exit points so children start and finish the reading intervention when it is right for them
  • Comprehensive lesson plans, assessment tools and progress tracking that make implementation simple
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Series contains:

  • 56 books across 14 zones
  • 2 Teaching and Assessment Handbooks with CD-ROM
  • Free launch story: Adventure Begins
  • eBook DVD
  • 28 new CODE Extra titles
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New to Project X CODE? Start here...

Project X Interactive brochure

1. Watch the Interactive Brochure

Hear how Project X has transformed teaching reading at Bassetts Farm Primary School in Devon

Project X CODE brochure

2. Read resource information (PDF)

Take a closer look at how Project X CODE raises reading standards

Project X CODE case studies

3. Find out what user schools have to say

Read case studies from schools using Project X CODE and see the impact!

Project X CODE (video)

See how Project X CODE has made an impact at John Hampden School

3 mins 25 sec

National Literacy Trust Final Evaluation Report

National Literacy Trust Final Evaluation Report

Read the National Literacy Trust's Final Evaluation Report on the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign

Project X CODE trial report - a summary (PDF)

A summary of the independent review of Project X CODE.

Impact Report on Peer Tutoring  with Project X CODE

Peer Tutoring Impact Report (pdf)

Read an evaluation of the impact of peer tutoring on the Project X CODE reading intervention programme

Project X and the 2014 Curriculum (PDF)

Find out how Project X can help you deliver key aims of the Primary National Curriculum 2014

Pupil Premium Report (PDF)

Download this free report (updated June 2014) about making the Pupil Premium work in your school

Project X CODE - helping you make the most of your Pupil Premium (PDF)

Read how Project X CODE supports approaches identified as raising the attainment of disadvantaged children

Lauch story landscape

Start your adventure in Micro World (eBook)

Read the Project X CODE launch story eBook.

Already using Project X CODE?

Project X CODE Star Pupil Awards

Enter our Star Pupil Awards

Nominate your Project X CODE Stars for our Hall of Fame

CODE Star Pupil certificate

Star Pupil Certificate

Print off a certificate to reward your CODE readers

The Project X CODE Management Guide (PDF)

Download a practical document for School Leadership Teams.

Effective assessment in Project X CODE

Effective assessment in Project X CODE

Read how Project X CODE raises standards by connecting high quality assessment with effective teaching

EHU training landscape

Edge Hill University Training

Specialist Project X CODE training to secure maximum impact from the intervention

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Track your progress (PDF)

Help children see their progress on the Project X CODE map.

Parental support (website)

Support for parents of struggling readers and free Project X CODE eBooks on Oxford Owl.

Essential support for SEND and struggling readers

Tips for struggling readers (video)

Di Hatchett, Maureen Lewis and Marilyn Joyce give tips on how to support struggling readers to make progress.

5 min 34 seconds

Strengthening children's phonic skills (video)

Marilyn Joyce talks about how additional systematic teaching can best support the needs of struggling readers.

5 min 6 seconds

Comprehension Strategies (video)

Maureen Lewis explains how to help children focus on understanding during reading.

5 min 56 seconds

Motivating children as readers (video)

Maureen Lewis talks about the importance of motivation when learning is hard.

5 min 11 seconds

Keeping track of progress (video)

Di Hatchett explains how to identify a child who may benefit from a reading intervention and how to monitor progress.

2 min 33 seconds

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