NSW Premier's Spelling Bee finals

Years 3 to 6
Creative Resource Literature and language arts
Tags: Premier's Challenges, Spelling

A fun and educational way for primary school students to engage in spelling. The program includes activities to encourage all students to improve their vocabulary and spelling and to promote literacy skills in combination with the English K-6 Syllabus.

Key dates in 2023

  • Open for schools Wednesday 26 April 2023 Term 2 Week 1
  • Closing for schools Friday 30 June 2023 Term 2 Week 10
  • Regional names deadline Friday 4 August Term 3 Week 3
  • Regional finals Monday 28 August to Friday 8 September 2023 Term 3 Weeks 7 and 8
  • State finals Friday 3 or 10 November (TBC) Term 4 Week 4 or 5

Participating schools will be provided with information about participation certificates, spelling initiatives and opportunities for students when details are confirmed.

Thank you for your understanding and support.


The Spelling Bee team
The Arts Unit
A student at the front of a line, in front of a microphone.