On Thursday 6th June students competed in the Year 8/9 Knock Out Netball carnival held at the Maitland Netball Courts. The students involved on the day were: Bethany Hollams, Alice Burrows, Hilary Longstaff, Sophie Baker, Sophie Heinrich, Stephanie Gersch, Tammie Littlewood, Georgia Hasting and Lily Dyett. The team won all four games against Kadina Memorial teams (13-11, 16-12), Maitland Lutheran (13-8) and Minlaton District School (16-11) and earnt a place in the Grand Final. The team came out firing against
Mrs Allen's Year 2/3 class 'spent' a recent Maths lesson shopping at a variety of small businesses that popped up at various locations around the classroom. Students acted as shopkeepers or consumers and could spend their money on a range of goods and services. The students practised purchasing goods, handing over money, calculating change and passing back the correct amount to their customers. Jobs were rotated in the lesson so everyone got a chance to spend up big or handle
Miss Townsend's Year 7 Maths class were faced with an interesting challenge this week. They first had to construct a 3D shape from blocks. They took reference photographs and then sketched the shape as an isometric drawing. After drawing front, side and top elevations they passed their completed plans to a partner who had to recreate the shape from the drawings alone.
Sophie Baker awarded Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize
More than 1000 students have taken part in the 2019 Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize competition, with 16 Years 9 and 10 students, including CYS's Sophie Baker, selected to attend a 14-day study tour to Vietnam later this year. Researching the ANZAC spirit The Premier’s ANZAC Sprit School Prize provides the opportunity for young South Australians to examine and empathise with the remarkable sacrifices of South Australian service men and women during the 20th century. The competition involves students researching
In the primary division of CYS we have chosen High Expectations as our focus for 2019. Students live up to our expectations and student achievement is strongly affected by what the teacher expects. Our teachers let students know we believe in them. We develop strong relationships with students and their families and everyone is given a chance to voice their opinions. Tasks set challenge our students to problem solve and strengthen their skills. Lessons are designed with teachers explicitly outlining
Congratulations to Sophie Baker and her teacher Lauren Smith who have both written essays judged worthy enough for them to win a trip to Vietnam in the ‘Premier's Anzac Spirit School Prize. Sophie had to write an essay based on someone that served in the First World War. Her essay was on one of her relatives, Matron Elizabeth Mosely, who coincidentally is from my home town of Robertstown. Sophie was one of four students selected by Lauren to be submitted.
ASO members visited CYS last week to rehearse with the Concert Band. The band is preparing for a concert at Port Pirie with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. The piece is a selection from 'Fantasia Concert band Rehearsal with ASO Members The Concert Band is rehearsing for a concert at Port Pirie with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. The band is playing a selection from 'Fantasia'. Posted by Central Yorke School on Wednesday, 29 May 2019
We have two special mascots for this year's PBL - the two cheeky Maitland Museum Magpies you can see in the poster. We're just not sure of their names! To win 100 house points and a special certificate, just tell us what you think they're called. Although they could have any names, we're looking for something fun and maybe alliterative - after all, they are the Maitland Museum Magpies. Just write your suggested names (along with your own) on a
The fabulous 'Music Is Fun Band' visited CYS on Thursday May 23 and along with the Maitland Lutheran School and Ardrossan Area School we enjoyed 80 minutes of non-stop music and fun! Songs included 'The Gummy Bear Song', 'Land of a Thousand Dances', 'A Million Dreams' and 'Life Is a Highway'. The band also performed a barbershop quartet, a Boomwhacker version of 'Lion Sleeps Tonight' and a marching band song. Congratulations to all the student who dressed up, sang
Mrs Davies has been taking drama lessons with the R-6 classes and this term they have been working with masks. Classes experimented with different types of masks and looked at ways they could be used to enhance a character, show expression and form part of a story. They looked at masks from different cultures and then made their own 3D masks to wear. Students then created drama plays which focused on their masks and the characters they were portraying. Groups
The choir, led by Debbie Schwartz, rehearses in the PAC each Wednesday. The choir is learning songs for the annual 'Festival of Music' at the Adelaide Festival Centre.Performances this year include the U3A meeting and the Mother's Day High Tea. They have also been assessed on their work and received an A-. The Senior Vocal Group helps the choir and perform on their own. They performed at the SRC assembly, ANZAC Service and with the Music Is Fun Band.
Year 6-10 classes have been investigating film. They've shot short scenes using storyboards for guides, created storyboards for scripts, learned how to use different shots to tell a story and experimenting with music, sound effects and dialogue in their work. They are currently planning a longer film that will be shot in and around Maitland. Students have proved skilful camera operators, actors and editors, producing professional looking pieces. They have also practised critiquing their own and other students' work. The