Research and analysis

Using PE effectively to improve prisoners' literacy skills

Ofsted good practice example showing how HMP Bure uses physical education to improve prisoners’ reading skills.

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HMP Bure - good practice example

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HMP Bure - good practice example

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This example shows how improving reading skills in the prison gym is successfully providing a relaxed, non-traditional educational environment for men who have avoided learning to read for too many years.

Published 8 April 2011