Male teachers will advise boys on a of life skills such as how to ask a girl out, save money, treat women and how to present yourself and shave. As part of the programme, aimed at youngsters whose lives are lacking a positive male role model, the boys will also learn how to approach a teacher if they have a problem and what it means to be a good pupil and friend.
They will have the chance to take part in golf lessons, football tournaments and team building activities such as camping, survival skills and bowling.
Head teacher Victoria Overy said: "It's a way of supporting them differently. It often involves pupils on free school meals who may not have a male role model in their life.
They feel their life could not be much different. Now we are more overtly doing something about that. Mrs Overy u; "Young men have a skewed view of what a relationship is like because of the easy access to pornography.
Volunteer teacher Colin Brodigan is looking forward to working as a mentor. The head of science said pupils would be chosen or nudged towards taking part depending on their needs.
The male mentors include teachers, the site manager and gardener. He said: "I can't wait to get started it's a fantastic opportunity.