Welcome to Central Yorke School

Welcome to Central Yorke School, a B-12 multi-campus public school located in Maitland and Point Pearce on Central Yorke Peninsula, South Australia.

Central Yorke School was created in 2017 following the amalgamation of Maitland Area School, Point Pearce Aboriginal School and the Maitland Preschool centre. The Maitland Campus features a B-12 area school with facilities including a recently constructed Early Learning Centre and JP classroom area, a school farm, a Performing Arts Centre, Recreation Centre, school swimming pool, extensive ovals and playing area and specialist areas for ICT, Design & Technology, Home Economics and Visual Arts. The Point Pearce campus features an open-plan R-2 teaching area, Early Learning Centre and TAFE centre.

CYS continues the fine traditions of its amalgamated schools with a K-12 Agricultural Program, the SAASTA Aboriginal Sports Program, the CYS Festival Choir, the YP Combined Schools Concert Band, Instrumental Music Programs, extensive SAPSASA and Knock-Out sports programs and a focus on 21st Century learning.


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CYS Success Stories

Special achievements by CYS students and staff

CYS Leadership Team

Members of our leadership team

Grant Keleher Principal
Mel Richards Head of Early years
Dave Love Head of Point Pearce

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