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Premier's reading challenge


This challenge is about to begin in March and aims to encourage the love of reading for leisure and pleasure in students. As always, all Kindergarten students at BPS are enrolled for the challenge and any students who nominate an interest.  It is not a competition, but a challenge to each student to read, to read more and to read more widely.

A Reading Log can be used to record books read, however all books must be recorded online.  See Mrs Streader in the library for your reading log and instructions.

National Simultaneous Story Time is an annual campaign that aims to encourage young Australians to read more and enjoy books.  Now in its 16th year, it is a colourful, vibrant and fun event that promotes the value of reading and literacy using an Australian children's book that explores age appropriate themes and addresses key learning areas of the National curriculum for years kindergarten to 6.

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