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Project X

Not evaluated for Primary reading

Intervention description

Project X is a primary school reading programme comprising sets of books suitable for all pupils but designed with the aim of motivating boys and improving their attainment in reading. Many of the KS1 books are intended to act as a bridge between phonic practice and independent reading, and are designed to supplement the Letters and Sounds phonics programme. In addition to the books, which are aimed at pupils from Reception to Year 6. One part of the programme, Project X CODE, is aimed at struggling readers from years 2 to 4, and embeds synthetic phonics within a series of adventure books.

Professional development/training

Training in Project X CODE is available through Edge Hill University.


Interactive whiteboard software supporting Project X is available.

Evidence Summary

Project X has not been included in any systematic reviews into the effectiveness of educational programmes.

Key stages

  • Early Years
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2

Targeted groups

  • Boys



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