Welcome to the CYS 7-12 Secondary School

The CYS Secondary School caters for Years 7-12 students and is located in the Maitland Campus centre wing. 

The Secondary Coordinator is Luke Trenorden. 

7-12 Parent Circulars

7-12 News

Peri & Yuri’s Big Adventure

Yuri On Tuesday afternoon, me, Peri, Andrew, Tate and Darryl were loaded into a trailer and travelled all the way … ...

CYS Adelaide Royal Show Success

Central Yorke School was well represented in the Led Steer and Led Goat competitions again at this year’s Royal Adelaide … ...

2022 Aboriginal Learners STEM Congress

On August 18, two of our CYS students travelled to Adelaide for the 2022 Aboriginal Learners STEM Congress at the … ...

Open Music Academy Visit

The OMA ran a side by side rehearsal with our Concert Band after their workshop on Wednesday, September 21. Guest … ...

7/8 Science | Rube Goldberg Machines

The Year 7/8 classes investigated ‘Rube Goldberg’ machines. Rube Goldberg was famous for designing really complicated machines to complete really … ...

Senior English Excursions

Secondary students travelled to Kadina to view the Bell Shakespeare performance of ‘Shakespeare Is Dead”. The play is designed to … ...

SAASTA Aboriginal Careers Exploration Week

In Week 5 of this term, the Year 10 SAASTA students travelled to Adelaide for the week to involve themselves … ...

Term 3 Student Success

Term 3 has seen students achieve academic, sporting, creative and scientific success both at school and in the wider community. … ...

Yorke Peninsula Formal ‘Under the Stars’

On Friday September 23 Central Yorke School hosted the first Yorke Peninsula Senior School Formal. Year 11 and 12 students … ...

Festival Choir | Port Pirie performance

The Festival Choir’s trip to Port Pirie to take part in the ‘East of the Ranges’ concert was a huge … ...

SAASTA ACE Block | Day 2 & 3

The SAASTA Team have finished their Career Exploration week in Adelaide . Over Thursday and Friday the students experienced being … ...

Food & Hospitality | Daniel Newchurch Masterclass

On Friday the year 10-12 Food and Hospitality students were treated to a Masterclass with Daniel Newchurch from Newchurch Horticulture. … ...

Stage 2 Outdoor Education – Rock Climbing

In week 4, our Stage 2 Outdoor Education students travelled to Warren Gorge for a 3-day Rock Climbing camp. Students … ...

SAATSA ACE Block Week (Day 1)

The SAASTA Team are currently in Adelaide with Mrs Stutley for Career Exploration week. The group started the block settling … ...

Kadina Show 2022 | Led Steers

We’re all very proud of the 2022 CYS Show Team- such an amazing group of senior Agriclutre students. Congratulations go … ...

Maitland 150th – YP Concert Band Performance

Congratulations to conductor Debbie Schwartz and her team for the showcase performance in the Maitland Town hall Ballroom on Sunday. … ...

Maitland 150th – Vocal Ensemble Performance

The Senior Vocal Ensemble is made up of singers from the YP Concert Band and they performed two stunning pieces … ...

SRC Beyond Blue Fundraiser

The SRC visited the Maitland Bakery on June 30 and iced 220 donuts ready for recess the following day in … ...

SRC Assembly – End of Term 2

We finished a busy Term 2 with our traditional SRC Assembly, but with a few twists! The assembly opened with … ...

Adelaide Guitar Festival

We were lucky enough enjoy a visit last term from guitarists Laura Hill and Nathan May. The two talented musicians … ...

Year 11/12 Adelaide Camp

As part of Central Yorke School’s commitment to build our students understanding of post school pathways, the Year 11/12 students … ...

NAIDOC Colouring Competition

Thank you to all the staff and students who took part in the SRC colouring competition celebrating NAIDOC week. Their … ...

Student Teachers

C YS has always been keen to have pre-service teachers complete their teaching blocks with us as it provides our … ...

Governor’s Civics Award

I would also like to congratulate Rhys and Sophie Heinrich on being presented with their Governor’s Civics Award and medallion … ...

2022 Dame Roma Mitchell Scholarships

On behalf of the school I would like to congratulate Angus Dunkley and Billy Eveleigh for receiving the 2022 Dame … ...

CYS Musical – Hat Trick

Musicals have become a much-anticipated feature on the school calendar and are an integral part of the school commitment to … ...

International Hockey Touring Squad

We would also like to congratulate Bella Chapman for being identified as a talented hockey player who has been invited … ...

Premier’s Reading Challenge STEM competition

We would like to congratulate Rhys Heinrich for becoming one of just 34 award winners of the Premier’s Reading Challenge … ...

SRC Leadership Camp

This Term in Week 2, the SRC Leadership Team went on a camp in Adelaide at the West Beach Caravan … ...

7/8 Basketball

On Wednesday June 1st a group of Year 7/8 students participated in a basketball carnival, held at Minlaton. The boys … ...

SYP Football Zone Team

On Tuesday May 31, three of our year 8 students represented the school in the SYP Football Zone Team. Joey … ...

7/8 Football

On Tuesday May 24, the Year 7/8 boys and girls participated in the Football Carnival held in Maitland. The students … ...

Statewide Netball

On Thursday June 2 the Year 7, 8, 11 and 12 girls travelled to Kadina to take part in the … ...

Ag Block News (Term 2)

The Steers Arrive The senior Ag. students welcomed our Murray Grey, Lord Mac Ashvell from Amy Nankivell a month ago. … ...

Governor’s Civics Award

Central Yorke School students Rhys and Sophie Heinrich attended Government House in Adelaide on Thursday May 12 to receive their … ...

SAASTA Aboriginal Power Cup

Students from Central Yorke Academy recently competed in the annual SAASTA Aboriginal Power Cup – and what a week they … ...

Reconciliation Week

This year’s National Reconciliation Week theme was ‘Be Brave. Make Change’. Primary students worked on class activities and our Friday … ...

Year 10/11 Career Expos

On Friday May 6, the Year 10 and 11 students attended the Careers and Employment Expo at the Wayville Showgrounds … ...

SAASTA Power Cup Visit

On Wednesday 13th April representatives of Power Community Limited, the community development arm of the Port Adelaide Football Club, visited … ...

SRC Sausage Sizzle

The SRC End-of-Term BBQ raised over $300 for the outdoor furniture project. Thank you to all the SRC students who … ...

Rural Youth Ambassador

Congratulations to Annabelle Smart (back row, second from left) and Harrison Geater-Johnson for being chosen as Rural Youth Ambassadors for … ...

Puyu Busters

The Puyu Busters team led by Tim Lawrence, visited CYS on May 8 and shared current statistics, resources and stories … ...

Easter Bunny Visit

The Easter Bunny and his helpers were out and about at CYS on the last day of the term, handing … ...

End of Term SRC BBQ

The SRC End-of-Term BBQ raised over $300 for the outdoor furniture project. Thank you to all the SRC students who … ...

End of Term 1 SRC Assembly

Our SRC Assembly was a great way to finish the term and acknowledge student achievements with special certificates and merit … ...

Dawn Service 2022

Thank you to all the students, staff and families who attended the Anzac Dawn Service. Thanks also to Jaynelle Le … ...

7/8 Ag Wool Project

After a very busy term of ‘Wool’ study, the Year 7/8 class have finished the unit with more hands on … ...

Year 10 Tractor Driving

Ben Eglinton shared his wealth of knowledge on machinery and farm safety on the first of three visits to our … ...

7/8 Electives | Maitland Markets Stall

This term the Enterprise Skills elective class have been developing their small businesses and producing items to sell at the … ...

Dame Roma Mitchell Scholarship

The Dame Roma Mitchell Scholarship, for year 10 Aboriginal students enrolled at a school have been awarded each year since … ...

SAASTA Painting

The stage 2 SAASTA students completed a creative presentation that required them to create a team story and transfer that … ...

Secondary Term 1 Review

Just like that- Term 1 ends. It has been a busy term which has seen once again our wonderful students, … ...

Farewell to Mr Wiley and Ms Bray

I would like to farewell Phil Wiley and Rebecca Bray. Both Phil and Bec have been committed to supporting student … ...

School Leaders Induction Ceremony

On Wednesday 6 April we held our annual Leaders Induction ceremony. Students from across the school were recognised for their … ...

Beekeeper Visit

Mark from ABS came and visited us on the Wednesday morning of March 4. To start the morning, we suited … ...

Sheree Klopp

Captain Sheree Johansen Sheree (then Sheree Klopp) attended Maitland Area School from Year 8 through 12. She learned clarinet from … ...

7/8 Chinese Shadow Puppets

The 7/8 Performing Arts Class are creating shadow puppet plays based on the animals in the Chinese Zodiac. Students tested … ...

Senior Ag – Bee Incursion

Thank you to Mark from the Australian Bee Services who came in and shared his expertise on bees, honey and … ...

7/8 Ag – Wool dyeing

The Year 7/8 Ag class continued their unit on wool production today. Last week they sourced and then scoured the … ...

2022 CYS Music

C YS is very proud of its ongoing commitment to providing quality music education for all students. Music is taught … ...

2022 SAASTA Team

Welcome to our team for 2022. This year we have 21 students from 4 local schools who will be involved … ...

7/8 Ag – Wool scouring

The Year 7/8 Ag students were scouring wool this week. They took samples to scour from the school sheep with … ...

Principal’s Welcome to CYS

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Central Yorke School. As a school community we pride ourselves on providing … ...

7/8 Science: In the Lab

Year 7/8 students had their first Chemistry Laboratory lesson of the year working with Bunsen burners and learning how separate … ...

Breakfast Club is Back!

Breakfast Club has had a steady stream of customers eager for their morning toast and hot Milo. A big thank … ...

The Adventures of Addison (1)

Addison, the CYS therapy dog, was out and about at recess today checking in on the students at play. She’s … ...
First Day Back, 2022

Welcome Back to 2022

A huge ‘First Day Back’ welcome to all our students today! It was wonderful seeing so many excited children getting … ...

Welcome Back Year 7 and 8

Welcome back to the Year 7 students who have their first day in Secondary School and to the Year 8’s … ...

Welcome back Year 12’s

A big welcome back to our Year 12 students for their final year of school. It’s been so good to … ...

Changes to Book Collection Times

To minimise the risk of Covid exposure to staff and our school community we ask that you kindly observe the … ...

Commencement of the 2022 School Year

The start of the 2022 school year has been adjusted to help minimise the peak of COVID-19 cases in South … ...

YP Concert Band Tour

The Concert Band completed it’s Yorke Peninsula tour season last week with performances at Minlaton District School and Yorketown Area … ...

SAASTA Shield Competition

Students from the Central Yorke SAASTA Academy recently travelled to Adelaide to participate in the annual SAASTA Shield competition, which … ...

Remembrance Day

CYS staff and students commemorated Remembrance Day at both school and out in the local community.  At school, Year 9 … ...

Newchurch Horicultural Farm Excursion

On Tuesday the 2nd of October the Year 11 Nutrition class joined the Stage 1 SAASTA students on an excursion … ...

Power SAASTA Connect Carnival

On October 27, the SAASTA Connect team participated in a Football Carnival promoted by the Port Adelaide Football Club. This … ...

Year 10 Cake Decorating

The Year 10 Home Ec class are studying cake decorating this term. A huge thank you to Bec Jones who … ...

Crows Cup 9-a-Side

On Wednesday October 27, some Year 5, 6 and 7 students travelled to the Maitland Town Oval to play in … ...

8/9 Basketball

On Tuesday October 26, our 8/9 Boys and Girls basketball teams travelled to Kadina to play in the first round … ...

Knockout Tennis

On Thursday the 28th of October we travelled to Clare to play knockout tennis. Before we left Maitland we were … ...

2021 Music Showcase

Our 2021 Showcase Concert was held on Wednesday November 3 in the CYS Performing Arts Centre. The show was watched … ...

Badminton SA

Professional badminton player Callum Dunk visited CYS on Tuesday October 26 and took secondary students through skill, strategy and match-play … ...

Year 7/8 Pizza Cell creations

The class first learnt the cell names and functions of the plant and animal cell. We then got into pairs … ...

Goodbye to Year 12s

This week we say farewell to our Year 12 students. Many will be going onto complete exams in the next … ...

Kadina Show- Led Wether Goat Competition 2021

After two years of pouring rain at the Kadina Livestock event, this year the weather was kind to us and … ...