Japan Trip 2018

During the holidays I was fortunate enough to travel with ten of our students to Japan.
The trip was fantastic with us spending three days in Tokyo, Kyoto and Hiroshima.
For me, the sheer amount of people in any one place at any time was a sight to see. At 11pm at night the subways and trains...

Coaching in the Classroom

As most of you know I am an avid sports fan and love to be involved as both player and coach. To explain myself a bit better I am going to use sporting analogies to explain how we may do things a little differently from now on.

For me I see myself as the coach, the staff and students as the...

Big Idea In Number

Staff have just recently completed two days in Professional Development on the best ways to teach Numeracy and Maths to our students.

The presenter was Professor Di Simeon and our staff were really excited to see new strategies and how they can be implemented across the site to help our...

Community Volunteers

What a fantastic sight, to see so many of our students enjoying the simple pastime of reading.

As part of my weekly tours of the school, I walked into our JP area to find parents working with our students on various reading activities. These students are receiving added intervention support...

AVSA Commemorative Service

Aboriginal Veterans (SA) visited Point Pearce on Friday May 4 to conduct a special service to honour and commemorate military service of Aboriginal veterans from the Point Pearce Community and surrounding districts. Held as part of the Point Pearce 150th Anniversary celebrations, 15 CYS...

ANZAC Dawn Service 2018

ANZAC Dawn Service 2018

The 2018 ANZAC Dawn Service performance by the CYS and Combined YP Schools Concert Band was well supported by students, old scholars, community members and staff.

The weather was cold but a clear sky encouraged a large crowd to gather at the Maitland memorial.

Many former band members...

Secondary Interschool Athletics Win

I am very proud to announce that CYS are this year's winner of the YP Secondary Interschool Athletics competition.

Not only did we win the Overall shield, but this was set up by winning the u14, u15, and Open age group categories. This is an unbelievable achievement considering we were...

2018 Splash Carnival

By Beth Hector ~ Deputy Principal

Our 2018 Splash Carnival was held on Tuesday February 20th in perfect conditions for enjoying the cool water of the pool. Principal,  Mr Keleher, opened the proceedings and he and Mr Tuck kept the crowd entertained and informed commentating on the...

Meet the Teacher Evening

Meet the Teacher

Our annual 'Meet the Teacher' night attracted many families who attended to receive information about their children's classes, subjects and teachers.

Presentations included informational slides, videos, pamphlets and chalk and talk (though on a whiteboard, not a...