Yeti Hunt Update – Week 7

Important Dates

Just a reminder that we have two evening performances this year. The survey we conducted earlier this year indicated just two students would be unable to attend both nights.
Please let the school know as soon as possible if your child is unavailable for a performance...

Father’s Day Breakfast

We had a fantastic turnout for our 2018 Fathers Day breakfast! Dads (and grandads) spent the first lesson joining in STEM activities in the classrooms, building bridges, gigantic towers and aluminium ships. Many tasks had a competitive side and dads rose to the challenge of floating the most...

Playing Fair

On Thursday the 16th of August, the Rural care and Kindy Educators from both Maitland and Pt Pearce campuses attended the annual Early Childhood Conference which was coordinated by the Yorke Early Childhood Group.

The conference was presented by Molly Rhodin, Jill Huntley and Kerryn Jones who...

Book Week 2018

Wednesday August 22 saw pirates, sportspersons, book characters and treasured items arriving at school. The Early Learning Centre, Point Pearce Campus and the R-6 classes at the Maitland Campus participated in Book Week with the theme of ‘Find Your...

Supportive Playgroups

We welcome Alain Parsons to the ELC team who will be facilitating our Playgroup on Friday mornings during term time. We are excited to provide families with a supportive playgroup.

Supportive Playgroups

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Music Is Fun Band 2018 – Report

The Music Is Fun Band made its annual trip to CYS on Thursday June 7 to perform for our K-6 students and children from the Maitland Lutheran School and Ardrossan Area School.
As always, the band brought its high-excitement, high-participation concert to the Recreation Centre and it was just...

YP Vets Visit

On Wednesday the 16th of May the Junior Primary, Point Pearce and the Kindy were visited by the YP Vets.

Vet nurse Denae talked to us about how to care for pets, safety around dogs and what they do at the vets.

She also brought in some special friends to share with us including rabbits,...

NGF 6 – Partnerships With the Community

The National Quality Framework is a document which drives continuous improvement in early childhood services. The framework identifies the quality areas, standards and elements which define the benchmark of where Services are operating against the National Quality Standard.

Partnerships...

Why do we play all day?

By Melissa Richards | Head of Early Years

Often as Early Childhood Professionals we are questioned about our play based pedagogy and how children are learning in an environment where there appears to be no structure and children are free to ‘play’?

Structure In...