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Getting the Best out of Boys: Free School Improvement kit

It is a well-known fact that boys' reading and writing test scores lag behind girls from an early age. However, by harnessing the expertise and knowledge of the staff at your school, and by taking a whole-school approach, you can instill in your boys a belief that literacy is an enjoyable and worthwhile activity and see standards and behaviour levels improve across your school.

To help you build an effective improvement plan that can work for your school, Oxford University Press has worked with raising boys' achievement expert, Gary Wilson, to create a Getting the Best out of Boys kit designed to help get boys reading and writing.

Practical and easy-to-implement, it includes:

  • a step-by-step guide with all the information you need to set up a Getting the Best out of Boys project in your school
  • a CD-ROM with ready-to-use PowerPoint presentations, handouts for staff meetings, a video case study and advice for setting up a parent workshop
  • a DVD with Gary's top tips to help parents get the best out of their boys.

You can register for your school’s FREE Getting the Best out of Boys kit (worth £99) on the Oxford University Press website

www.oup.com/oxed/primary/projectx/boys/

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The National Literacy Trust is a registered charity no. 1116260 and a company limited by guarantee no. 5836486 registered in England and Wales and a registered charity in Scotland no. SC042944.
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