Reading challenge dates for 2021

Term 1

Term 2

  • 19 April: Term 2 begins 
  • 23 – 29 May: Education Week
  • 25 June: Term 2 ends

Term 3

  • 12 July: Term 3 begins
  • 3 – 12 September: Melbourne Writers Festival
  • 17 September: Premiers' Reading Challenge ends and the Challenge application closes 
  • 17 September: Term 3 ends

Term 4

  • 4 October: Term 4 begins
  • November: certificates issued to early childhood service managers, school principals and home-based settings for distribution
  • 17 December: Term 4 ends