The deCure Library at St Francis School is committed to enabling students to become confident and capable readers and independent, efficient and effective users of information. The Library aims to provide and promote intellectual and physical access to a wide range of print and electronic resources, tools and technologies in order to meet the learning needs of staff and students. Its teaching and learning programs aim to enhance and enrich the educational philosophy and curriculum at St Francis School. To stimulate interest and independence in Literacy and through the methodology of Inquiry Learning, promote higher order thinking and Information Literacy. Through collaboration and communication, the Library aims to build a community of learners, facilitate school-wide approaches to teaching and learning and to instil life-long learning skills.
The Premier's Reading Challenge is a literacy engagement program that was introduced by the Premier in 2004 to:
The Challenge requires students to read 12 books between the beginning of the school year and early September.