NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge

2021 Challenge

Start reading now! The Premier’s Reading Challenge opens on Monday 1st March and closes Friday 3rd September 2021.

2021 Lockdown update

  • Students on all Challenge levels will be able to read 10 choice books.
  • Students on all Challenge levels will be able to include books on their reading records that they read collaboratively as a class, in person or online with their teacher or at home with their parents/carers.

ATTENTION Year 10 students – Year 10 students are able to participate in the Challenge if they did not complete the Challenge in 2020.

CTHS Library has a wide variety of PRC books. The books from the 7-9 list can be identified by the blue PRC sticker on their spine:



You can also look at the PRC books we hold by accessing the reading lists or by the image of the PRC worm:



Go to https://digital.artsunit.nsw.edu.au/subject/premiers-challenges to find author interviews from 2017-2019. Many of these authors have been at CTHS for the Year 7 Literary Festivals we have been running since 2016. (Gabrielle Tozer, Kirsty Eagar, Will Kostakis, Kirli Saunders, Oliver Phommavanh, Jules Faber)