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Getting Boys into Reading

Practical ideas for promoting literacy and the enjoyment of reading

Inhouse Training Course In-house

This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

Alternatively to search through our open courses visit our find a course page.


Suitable for: Library staff, literacy co-ordinators, English teachers, SENCOs and anyone with an interest in encouraging boys to read.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7888WW

Librarians, SENCOs, literacy co-ordinators, and English teachers will explore ideas for engaging boys in reading during this one day course. Choosing an exciting topic, providing an engaging and inviting environment and making reading relevant for boys are among the topics investigated.

  • Topics that excite: best books for boys
  • Understanding and catering to boys' learning styles
  • Using technology to get boys interested in literacy
  • Making reading real – practical activities to aid literary understanding
  • Getting parents on board and working with positive male role models
  • Organising books and displays to encourage reading for pleasure
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