The Premier’s Reading Challenge (PRC) for 2022 has now
commenced. Your child should have received a recording sheet
from their classroom teacher. All students who complete the
challenge will receive a certificate signed by the Queensland
The PRC is not a competition but a way to encourage students
to develop a love of reading for life. Students are encouraged
to select a range of fiction and non-fiction books suited to their
reading ability and record books read during the reading period,
between 9 May to 26 August.
For a student to successfully complete the Premier's Reading
Challenge they are required to read or experience the number
of books indicated below:
• Prep to Year 2—read or experience 20 books.
• Years 3 to 4—read 20 books.
• Years 5 to 9—read 15 books.
Experiencing books can include shared reading, listening to
stories, or reading picture books. The aim for the 2022
challenge is to engage more students to read than ever before!
Last year saw more than 168,000 children from around the
Completed record sheets with student’s full name and class on
them need to be dropped into the Office by Friday 26 August.