Education Secretary supports the campaign
Michael Gove, Education Secretary has pledged his support for the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign, calling it a ‘brilliant initiative.’ Find out more.

A success in the making!
In the four months since the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign has been running, so much has happened. Co-ordinator Sam Pope gives a brief update on what’s been going on. Find out more.

Welcome to the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign
On this site you can find out all about the campaign, keep in touch with the latest news and find out how you can volunteer to help. You can also read articles and tips on how to support your child’s literacy development. Find out more.

Spring Term 2014 School NewsletterSpring Term 2014 School Newsletter
As the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign nears its end in its current format, we’re looking deep at the impact it has had on schools, staff and, of course pupils. We’re also taking a look at some of the brilliant work done by volunteers in schools. Download it here.
Year One Evaluation ReportDecember 2013 School Newsletter
This month's newsletter features the TAs who make Project X Code possible and enjoyable in schools and reveal their top tips for success. Download it here.
Spread the word!
Take a look at our PowerPoint presentation which includes a brief outline of the history of the project, how it works and what its aims are. Download it here.

More for schools

Beth Lucas, Oxfordshire Reading Campaign volunteer

I volunteered for the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign after seeing a poster on my daughter’s classroom door. I honestly didn't realise what a difference 10 weeks could make.
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For parents

Books about TownBooks about Town
Books about Town is in London this summer. Discover 50 unique bench sculptures shaped as open books plus huge book giveaway! Find out more.

Getting boys to writeGetting boys to write
Author Simon Mayo supports our campaign for parents, with tips to encourage boys to enjoy writing. Find out more.

Family mealtime chatFamily mealtime chat
Natalie Cassidy supports our drive to get families talking at mealtimes. Find out more.

Helping your child with reading
Did you know that as a parent you can make all the difference to your child’s communication skills? By spending time with your children, speaking and reading with them you can really help them develop key literacy skills. To find out more, click here.

Join the libraryJoin the library together
Did you know that there are more than 40 libraries in Oxfordshire? It’s free to join and every child can get their own library card. Most local libraries offer regular rhymetime sessions for babies and toddlers, and a range of activities and events for older children during the school holidays.
Find your nearest library here.

FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival - 22nd - 30th March
A series of major new events has been added to FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival including children's author Michael Morpurgo, presenting a special performance of his book, The Mozart Question; BBC broadcasters Jeremy Paxman, on the first World War, and James Naughtie and Kirsty Wark on their debut novels; and Britain's best known and most controversial art critic Brian Sewell on his lifetime relationship with the many dogs he has known.
See full calendar of events

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