The School Magazine

Australia’s most-loved and longest-running literary publication for children

Magazines and quality resources to support your literacy programs.

For more than a century, our four magazines have introduced young readers to a world of words. Print and digital resources with text types for all ages and levels of literacy.

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A subscription to The School Magazine includes printed magazines, access to digital content and our carefully curated Learning Resources. Search, add, and share a wide range of dynamic and interactive content as you plan your literacy program.

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Highly engaging text types that students look forward to reading issue after issue

View Countdown
Ages 7—9 years

Countdown is a literary treasure trove that inspires and captivates newly independent readers.

Blast Off
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Ages 9—10 years

Blast Off excites and delights inquisitive and independent readers, consolidating their knowledge of English.

View Orbit
Ages 10—11 years

Orbit captures the imagination of skilled readers through crafted texts and engaging illustrations.

View Touchdown
Ages 11 + years

Touchdown delivers a rich array of texts, allowing capable readers to explore the exciting world of literature.

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Aaren, author of the testimonial

"I love your magazine so much that when I get it I literally read the whole thing straight away. I enjoy reading the magazines over and over again. I hope you continue making wonderful magazines for years to come."

Allysa, author of the testimonial

"Your magazine is so cool because you have cool cartoons, crosswords and very good poems. The plays are very hilarious. You have magic tricks that are amazing but quite hard. I really like the puzzling tales. You make the best mag! Keep up the good work!"