5-6 Illawonga Camp

Thirty four Year 5s and 6s, three teachers and an SSO left school bright and early on October 15— ­the first day of Term 4—heading for the Illawonga camp site near Swan Reach on the Murray River.
The campsite was originally built to showcase gymnastic equipment and was used by the...

3-4 Woodhouse Camp 2018

Day One

On Monday 15th October, the Year 3/4’s boarded a bus and set off to the Woodhouse Activity Centre in the Adelaide Hills. It took us about 3 hours. When we arrived, we unpacked our bags and split into our teams known as the Kangaroos and Koalas. We then began our activities,...

SAPSASA Tennis

On October 30, Hilary, Alice, Bethany and Telera travelled to play SAPSASA knockout tennis at Virginia. They played great tennis against a very strong Fullham North Primary school team, eventually going down 5-1 sets.

UNISA Big Band Visit

The UNISA Big Band visited CYS on Friday August 31, to run an improvisation workshop with our music students and perform at the Barley Stacks winery. The twenty piece strong band setup in the Performing Arts Centre alongside the Concert Band students and we rehearsed a medley from the movie...

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...

Ag Block Appreciation Afternoon

We had a little get together down the Ag Block on Wednesday: an 'Appreciation Arvo' to thank everybody who has had any input into helping with the steers, goats , pigs , crops and chooks.
It was a chance for them to see the effort the students have put into the animals and to share their...

8/9 Basketball

Havanah Smith, Sophie Baker and Luke Wheare were part of the YP Zone Year 8/9 basketball teams that competed in Kadina recently. They all played very well with the girls’ team advancing to the next round to be played early next term. The boys' team defeated MLS 50 – 2 but were outplayed by...

2018 Ultimate Fiji Cup

Central Yorke School and Yorke Peninsula Soccer has great joy in congratulating Shayla McKay on being selected to represent South Australia as part of the 2018 Ultimate Fiji Cup. The Tournament will be held from the Sunday December 2nd to Sunday December 9th In Fiji and is an important component...

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...

Orienteering Camp

The Year 10s travelled to Mount Crawford last Thursday for their orienteering camp. Mr Jason Clifford and Kelly Whittaker went along for the ride, to drive and offer some guidance.

They arrived at the campsite when the rain had ceased for a moment and took that opportunity to set up their...