Training Packages

We also offer the following training packages to schools:

Parent Helper Training

A one-hour session for parent and community volunteers who listen to children read in school.

This session will give your volunteers an understanding of the processes involved in learning to read and equip them with strategies for offering positive, effective support to children of all ages.

Maximum 12 participants. Discount for DRP schools.

Supporting Reading at Home Workshop for Parents

A one-hour session for parents and carers, sharing ideas for supporting reading at home and encouraging children to enjoy books.

Maximum 15 participants. Discount for DRP schools.


Sixth Form Reading Mentors

A full training and support package for secondary schools to enable older students to provide effective literacy mentoring to younger pupils in the school. The package comprises:

  • a one-hour initial training session and notes

  • a box of resources

  • an observation and support visit by DRP staff

  • a follow-up seminar to review progress

  • certificate of completion for students

Maximum 30 participants.

Please contact the DRP office for further details.


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