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Winners of the Oxford Big Read Competition 2019

Oxford Big Read is a reading competition for primary school students in Malaysia. The competition aimed to introduce school children to quality reading materials and to inculcate in them a life-long love of reading, leading to appreciation of the written word, and better learning and critical thinking skills.

Students who participate in the competition were required to read Oxford Readers and do an age appropriate activity relating to the readers. We received entries from students in Year 1 – 3 (Category A) and Year 4 – 6 (Category B).

Congratulations to all the winners!

Below is the list of winners for this year:


Category A (Year  1 – Year 3)

1st Prize : Isaac Anbalagan (Eagles Grammar International School)

2nd Prize : Linda Niu YiLin (Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School)

3rd Prize : Lum Jing En (Beaconhouse Sri Inai International School)


Category B (Year 4 – Year 6)

1st Prize : Faith Liang (Eagles Grammar International School)

2nd Prize : Rini Aliyah Binti Mohd Irwan Ashaddy (SK Taman Desa Skudai)

3rd Prize : Alia Binti Ahmad Shahriman (Sri KDU Primary School)


The first, second and third prize winners were awarded with certificates and cash prizes worth RM1,000, RM500 and RM250 respectively.

The entries from the 1st Prize winners were entered in the Oxford Big Read Asia competition in which it was evaluated by a panel of international jury. Competing with entries from India, Pakistan and China, Faith Liang’s entry of “Tales of the Underworld” received a Special Commendation in the Category 2 (Ages 9 -12).

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