The well stocked library includes fictional and non-fictional books, reference material, computerised catalogue and CD-Rom provision. Classes attend the Library with their teacher for one lesson each week.In class lessons topics such as the use of the computer catalogue, author and illustrator studies and structure and format of books are undertaken. Every year relevant categories of the Children’s Book Council Book of the Year short-listed books are studied.
Victorian Premier’s Reading Challenge
The Premier's Reading Challenge has become an annual event. It involves all children from Prep to Year 9. The aim is to promote a love of reading. It is not a competition, but a challenge to each student.
Reading is a way of relaxing, and a way of learning about people, places and ideas. No matter your age or reading skills, there is always something more to be discovered by reading.For students in Prep, Year 1 and Year 2, the challenge is to read or ‘experience’ 30 books. For Year 3 to 9 students it is to read 15 books. To participate in the event, parents complete and sign a consent form for their children to participate in this annual challenge. Once the children are registered they receive their username and password. From here you register the books and read.