Join the 2022 Premier's Reading Challenge


At King's, we love encouraging our students to read, and so each year our College participates in the Premier's Reading Challenge (PRC). The Challenge is not designed to be a competition, but a way for students to develop a love of reading for life as they explore a wide range of literary texts and develop their appreciation of the English language. Last year, 926 schools and 357 centres across Queensland took part in this Challenge, involving more than 168,000 children who read over 2.39 million books! The 2022 program is once again open to all Prep - Year 9 students and is running from Monday, 9 May - to Friday, 26 August. Students are encouraged to select a range of fiction and non-fiction books suited to their reading ability and fill out the PRC form with the details of books they have read.

To complete the Premier's Reading Challenge, students need to read (or experience) the relevant number of books within the Challenge timeframe:

  • Prep - Year 2: Read or experience 20 books (experiencing a book includes classroom or at home activities such as shared reading, listening and reading along with a book, or being read to)
  • Years 3 - 4: Read 20 books
  • Years 5 - 9: Read 15 books (the reduced amount reflects that older students often select longer, more complex books that take longer to read)

Download a PRC form below or collect one from the King's Library. Happy reading!

Premier's Reading Challenge Form