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

School Social
Posted on November 5, 2023
Staff VS Student Volleyball
Posted on November 5, 2023
The 3 BeeBots & the Trollbot
Posted on October 8, 2023
The 2/3 STEM class programmed their BeeBots to act out the story of the Billy Goats Gruff, but ...
Term 3 Round Up
Posted on October 8, 2023
Drunken Sailor - Boomwhackers
Posted on September 13, 2023
Book Week 2023
Posted on September 13, 2023

R-5 News

Primary Horses

Primary students visited the Ag block to work with the horses. They petted the horses, learned about animal safety and …...

Primary Assembly | Week 3

Congratulations to our Merit Card and Birthday Card recipients this week. Well done also to the Eagles, who extended their …...

R/1 STEM | Transparent & Opaque Materials

The R/1 students are learning about transparent, translucent and opaque materials. Last week they made their own opaque shadow puppets...

Year 12 Farewell Assembly

We said a fond farewell to our 2023 Year 12 Class at the whole school assembly on Friday, November 3. …...

2/3 STEM | Breadboarding

The 2/3 Class were introduced to ‘breadboarding’ this week to make the assembly of their LED circuits simpler. The breadboard …...

School Social

We had an absolute blast at our School Socials held last week! Thank you to Mrs Schmidt for her organisation …...

Staff vs Student Volleyball Match

Last Thursday we held the traditional Staff vs Year 12 Volleyball Game in the School Gymnasium. It was a tense …...

Canteen Update

Our school canteen has being undergoing some very tasty changes recently as manager Michelle expands the menu and services the …...

CYS Oliver Cast Recess Celebration

The MMAC Performing Arts School’s director Leanne Cane visited CYS today to join in a celebratory recess with the student …...

Fencing Update

Central Yorke School is fortunate to have secured funding from the Department for Education to improve our external fencing. The …...