Welcome to the Central Yorke School R-5 Primary

The CYS Primary School is located in the southern wing of the main Maitland Campus. Our Junior Primary classrooms are adjacent and connected to the Early Learning Centre for ease of transition and shared programs. Students enjoy small class sizes, extensive facilities including nature play areas, gymnasium, Performing Arts Centre and specialist teachers in Music, Drama and Dance. The Primary Head of School is Chelsea Schmidt. 


R-5 Parent Circulars

R-5 Videos

SRC Term 1 Assembly
Posted on April 20, 2023
We finished up the term with our SRC Assembly, organised by Miss Nixon and the SRC Team. It was ...
Term 1 Roundup
Posted on April 20, 2023
Term 1 Roundup
4/5 STEM | Kites
Posted on April 8, 2023
The Year 4/5 classes experimented with different kite designs, materials and construction ...
Term 1 Assemblies
Posted on April 8, 2023
Primary Assemblies are held each Friday. We celebrate success, learning and birthdays and do ...
Maitland Show Parade
Posted on March 18, 2023
We had clear skies and sunshine for the Show Parade. Big shout out to all the students, ...
Sports Day 2023
Posted on March 15, 2023
Fantastic weather, fantastic grounds and fantastic athletes. Congratulations again to everyone ...

R-5 News

Graden to Plate | Term 2 Update

The Garden to Plate classes have been busy this term preserving beetroot, using carrots for bun-bowls, putting up hose reels, planting …...

R/1 STEM | Grandpa’s Slippers

The R-1 classes have made their own slippers using corrugated card, felt and hot glue guns. The students made templates …...

2/3 STEM | Helicopters

The 2/3 STEM class is investigating different kinds of flying machines. Last week we made flying-seed inspired helicopters from card …...

Primary Coverway Upgrade

The Primary students arrived on Monday to find a surprise under the coverway – colourful new game areas including a …...

4/5 Science | Shadow Puppets

The Year 4/5’s have been investigating the properties of light in Science lessons and created their own shadow puppet shows. …...

SYP District Cross Country

On Wednesday the 3rd of May, 6 of our Primary students competed in the SYP District Cross Country event at …...

Immanuel College Band Workshop

On Tuesday May 2, the Year 5-12 Concert Band students joined with visiting Immanuel College and YP students in a …...

SAPSASA Swimming

Louie represented the SYP SAPSASA swimming team at the SA Aquatic Centre in Week 1 of this term. Louie swam …...

Anzac Dawn Service 2023

It was fine weather for this year’s Dawn Service with a big crowd gathered at the Maitland War Memorial. Our …...

R/1 STEM | Grandpa’s Slippers

The R/1 classes have read the story of Grandpa’s Slippers and are making their own comfy slippers from recyclable materials. …...