August 1, 2016

To coincide with National Science Week 2016, this August the Premier’s Reading Challenge and Inspiring South Australia are collaborating to bring you some science fun!

The Premier’s Reading Challenge encourages all reception to year 12 students in South Australia to read 12 books in a year. For their efforts, participants receive an award and over the years may collect all 12 awards on offer. The Challenge has been running since 2004 and each year 130,000 students participate.

For some great science reads, click on your year level group below for a refined booklist of science and science fiction books in year levels:


Are you up for another challenge? Your class could win a beautiful, illustrated book The Wildlife of Greater Adelaide by James I.D. Smith, plus some Premier’s Reading Challenge giveaways.

Simply fill in the form below to show that every student in your class has read at least one science or science fiction book this year. Then post the form back by the end of August and the first 20 schools will receive a copy of “The Wildlife of Greater Adelaide” that will be presented at your school by the Manager of Inspiring South Australia.

Enjoy your reading and may the force be with you.

For more information, or to send in your form contact:

Premier’s Reading Challenge
Fax: (08) 8226 2005
Post: Level 5, 31 Flinders Street
Adelaide  SA  5000

Inspiring South Australia + Premier's Reading Challenge Form (2MB)

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