Classroom PE & Health
R-5 classes have three lessons each week of classroom PE & Health. Lessons utilise many of the school’s specialist recreation areas including the gymnasium, basketball courts, soccer pitch, swimming pool and existence ovals.
Cross Country (R-6)
The R-7 Cross Country is run in early Term 2 on the local golf course. Student s compete in age groups, with course lengths adapted to match state standards. Students are timed on their runs with those meeting standard being invited to participate in the Interschool Cross Country event
Primary Interschool Athletic Carnivals
Sports Day is used as a platform to select students who win their events to compete in either the SYP Primary Interschool or the YP Secondary Athletics Carnival. Students who win their events at the Interschool events are then invited to compete at Mile End for both the YP Secondary Athletics team and the SAPSASA SYP Athletics team.
SAPSASA Standalone Local Competition
CYS SAPSASA sports include cricket, tennis, netball, basketball and football.
SAPSASA Representative Teams. Year 6 and 7 students may nominate to trial for a range of SAPSASA Representative Teams. Teams participate in a week long carnival held in Adelaide. Families are required to arrange their own accommodation and transport during this week of competition.
Splash Carnival (R-6)
The R-6 Splash Carnival is not only an aquatic competition but as a way to showcase skills learned in swimming lessons and celebrate the end of the summer swimming season. The carnival is held the week after swimming lessons end in term 1 and runs for the afternoon. House teams compete for the ‘Julie Adams’ trophy in a variety of games and events including relays, surfboarding, diving and freestyle.
Sports Day (R-12)
Here at Central Yorke School we take pride in our holistic approach to Sports Day where all students from Reception to Year 12 compete together in a range of Athletic events to win the prestigious Barry Koch House Cup. Sportsmanship and team spirit is recognised with the Ali Adams Cup.
R-5 students have a comprehensive program taught by accredited instructors in the school swimming pool. Lessons each year lead to the annual Splash Carnival.