Congratulations to the 73 students from Prep to Year 9 who completed the 2021 Premier’s Reading Challenge. A huge shout out to Year 3M who had the highest number of students in a class taking part with 21 participants. This year 926 schools and 357 centres took part in the challenge, combining more than 168,000 Queensland children and students who read over 2.39 million books. What a fabulous achievement!
The Premier’s Reading Challenge is an annual statewide initiative for students from Prep to Year 9, as well as children (aged up to 5 years) enrolled in an early childhood centre. The challenge aims to improve literacy and to encourage children to read for pleasure and learning. Certificates have arrived and will be handed out to participants during the Premier’s Reading Challenge Celebration Weeks, taking place from 1–12 November.
Vanessa McKellar, Head of Library Services