Scholarships & awards

Read more about different scholarships and awards.

NSW School Nanga Mai Awards

These awards are presented to Aboriginal students, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff, school regions, schools and community members across several categories. They highlight and celebrate excellence and achievement in Aboriginal education in NSW Public Schools.

Premier's reading challenge

This popular challenge encourages students from Kindergarten to Year 9 to develop a love of reading and plays an important role in developing literacy.

Premier's spelling bee

This annual competition encourages primary school students in Years 3-6 to develop their spelling skills in a fun and educational way. Students are selected at school level to take part in regional finals. Regional winners then compete in the state final.

This year students in Kindergarten to Year 6 are encouraged to participate in the Premier's Reading Challenge.  

To complete the Premier's Reading Challenge,students need to read the number of books as listed below..

 

Challenge Number of books you must read Minimum number of PRC books Maximum number of Personal Choice books PRC booklists you can read from
K-2 30 25 5 K-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-9
3-4 20 15 5 3-4, 5-6, 7-9
5-6 20 15 5 5-6, 7-9
7-9 20 15 5 5-6, 7-9

 

Visit the library and ask the librarian for books from the reading challenge.