Central Yorke Schools – Point Pearce Campus is situated in the north-west corner of the Point Pearce Community. It caters for the learning style and needs of Aboriginal children and students from Birth to Year 2. It has a strong connection with the community.
Point Pearce Campus has a Kindy that runs Tuesday and Wednesday weekly and Mondays on even weeks. Also provided for preschool children is Occasional Care on Thursdays and Playgroup on Fridays. Staffing across the site consists of one head, two teachers and eight non-teaching staff.
The school its self currently has one R-2 class which combines with CYS’ Maitland Campus on one day a week for transition. This class is taught by site leader Dave Love and classroom teacher Kath Magarey in conjunction with our many supportive non-teaching staff. This class also has opportunities to learn the Narungga Language and Culture, and participate in Cultural artwork.
The Point Pearce Campus is represented on the CYS Governing Council by Cheryl Agius (Parent Rep) and Dave Love (Head of Campus). Meetings with Community members occur on a regular basis, providing important feedback and ideas.
Run in conjunction with Central Yorke School are FLO sessions on Tuesdays 10-2. This is aimed at currently enrolled FLO and disengaged secondary students. These sessions are held adjacent to the Point Pearce Campus in the TAFE building. Developing independent living skills through cooking meals on these days. For more information on enrolling, contact CYS on (08) 8832 2613.
An after school Homework Centre is offered to students who require more tutoring or help after they have left school for the day, this runs on Mondays between 3:30-4:30pm. These sessions are held at the Point Pearce Library on the school grounds. Afternoon snacks are provided.
On the site of the Point Pearce campus, there is a Cultural Centre set up specifically to house historic photographs, artefacts and other things of cultural significance. The Cultural Centre is available to be accessed by contacting the Point Pearce Campus on (08) 8836 7210 and organising a time for a visit. Community members are more than happy to share this wonderful resource with others.
Dave Love (Head of Campus)
Kath Magarey (R-2 Teacher)
Rachael Wells (Kindy Teacher)
Sarah Klopp (Occasional Care, Playgroup)
Ph. (08) 8836 7210
Fax. (08) 8836 7234
Parrys Avenue Point Pearce SA 5573
Central Yorke School, 4-24 Junction Rd, Maitland SA 5573
You can download more information about Point Pearce’s policies and programs below. The CYS Parent Information guide includes all of the Point pearce information as well as B-12 information, policies, curriculum and procedures.