Premier’s Reading Challenge

Fort Street High School has a wide range of programs that support student learning and enhance social and personal development. They operate as part of the extended before and after school timetable and are designed to complement the curriculum by enriching the core learning experiences for students. All activities undertaken are listed on student reports.

Premier’s Reading Challenge

Premier’s Reading Challenge

Every student in Years 7, 8 and 9 is eligible to participate in the challenge.

To register for the Challenge, students need to log onto the Premier’s Reading Challenge website using their DEC login details, and start filling in the Student Reading Records from March 1st each year. Students need to read 20 books between September 1st each year and August 31st the following year. At least 15 books must be on the prescribed book list. Students who have completed four Challenges receive a Gold Certificate; students who complete seven Challenges receive a Platinum Certificate. Students who complete every Challenge from Year 3 to Year 9 receive a medal.

There is a wide variety of reading genres from which to choose, including factual, poetry, drama, newspaper texts, humorous fiction, love stories, fantasy, picture books, science fiction, classics, to name a few. All Year 7 and 8 English classes spend at least one period in the Library exploring the variety of reading material available.

  • Contact: Ms Penniment
    Teacher Librarian