Gareth Malone's literacy challenge for boys
15 September 2010 Last updated at 11:10 BST
Gareth Malone, the choirmaster from the Bafta winning series 'The Choir' is going back to school to try and get boys more interested in reading and writing.
There is concern that many are not fulfilling their potential at school and are lagging behind their female peers.
He told BBC Breakfast that identified with the problems boys faced.
Gareth Malone's Extraordinary School for Boys is on BBC Two on 16 September at 9pm