NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge

SPECIAL RULE AMENDMENTS FOR 2020: Updated April 15 2020

There have been important updates to the 2020 PRC Challenge rules to help all students meet the Challenge requirements this year.

Key changes include:

  • All students will be able to include 10 choice books.
  • All students will be able to include books read as part of collaborative reading with teachers or parents/ carers, either in person or online.
  • Students who do not complete the Challenge in 2020 will not be disadvantaged from achieving cumulative PRC awards in the future.

Please see https://online.det.nsw.edu.au/prc/rules for further details on these changes.

Information about the 2020 Premier’s Reading Challenge may be found here.

CHALLENGE OPENS: Monday March 2, 2020

CHALLENGE CLOSES: Friday August 28, 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)