On Wednesday, October 7, CYS School Prefects Bella Dyett and Kaylee Short attended the Governor’s Reception at Government House hosted by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC. The function recognises year 12 student leaders throughout South Australia and is organised by the Department for Education.
Over the past two terms, the Year 5/6 classes have been working with the "Growing Great Grains" coordinator Belinda Cray to learn how food is produced and the role that agriculture plays in their everyday lives. Students learned where foods came from and the role that science, technology, engineering and maths plays in sustainable food production. Over the 10-week program the students also explored food producing regions in South Australia, learned how plants adapt to drought and frost, plant growth and development, pest and disease management and how grain is used to make food. The course culminated this week with
This year, the Festival of Music organisers had to reluctantly make the decision not to hold the usual series of concerts at the Adelaide Festival Centre. Instead, they produced a film showcasing the talents of SA schools, the Festival orchestra and the dance troupe. The choir students were then invited to rehearse and perform their choir repertoire at a ‘Sing’ movie premiere hosted by Ardrossan Area School on Wednesday September 23rd. The two choirs combined for the sing along movie event, bringing popcorn and special treats for the occasion. They watched the movie, sang along with the songs, sang their
Clean Up the World was established in 1993 and is one of the largest community-based environmental programs in the world. Over 27 years it has sponsored over 49,000 projects in 133 countries and inspired over 35 million people across all continents to "Tread lightly, clean up, and conserve the planet". As part of ‘Clean Up The World Week 2020’, the Year 10 class walked around Maitland, collecting rubbish and recyclable items from around the school and the golf course.
It has been exciting time for the Early Years children and staff at Central Yorke School, with the Reception children having timetabled lessons on a Wednesday from 11.30-1.30 in the ELC. Developing relationships The purpose of sharing our learning spaces is to ensure there is continuity of learning across the early years through teachers implementing common pedagogies and the development of relationships. These two elements support children in their transition to school as relationships are formed before they commence formal transition and the teaching and learning compliments and builds onto what children have been doing in the preschool and rural