Welcome to the CYS 6-12 Secondary School

The CYS Secondary School caters for Years 6-12 students and is located in the Maitland Campus centre wing. The 6-9 Middle School Coordinator is Lauren Schwerdt. The 10-12 Senior School Coordinator is Shayla Vince.

6-12 Parent Circulars

6-12 Videos

Presentation Night 2023
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Posted on December 13, 2023
Colour Run 2023
2:47
Posted on December 9, 2023
Horse Care Unit
3:03
Posted on November 19, 2023
2023 Showcase Concert
2:27
Posted on November 9, 2023
School Social
2:00
Posted on November 5, 2023
Staff VS Student Volleyball
1.40
Posted on November 5, 2023
Stage 1 Outdoor Ed | Deep Creek Hike
1:30
Posted on October 29, 2023
Term 3 Round Up
Posted on October 8, 2023
Royal Adelaide Show | Steers Update
1:39
Posted on September 13, 2023
Book Week 2023
3:16
Posted on September 13, 2023
NAIDOC Week
2:19
Posted on September 13, 2023
7/8 Animations
5:53
Posted on September 13, 2023

6-12 News

Year 12 Retreat

Check out the two day SYP Year 12 retreat at Wallaroo! The two days started with Elevate Education running a …...

Mother’s Day 2024

What an amazing day celebrating our Mums, Nana’s and special people! The smiles really say it all!   ...

First Day Back

What a week we’ve had welcoming students into the new school year! Here’s a few snaps from our first day …...

Maitland Young Citizen of the Year

Congratulations to Year 12 student Kira Davies on being recognised as the ‘Maitland Young Citizen of 2024’. Kira has been …...

Year 12 Retreat

We started the year with a bang, as the Year 12’s headed off to Wallaroo for their Retreat on Thursday …...

Student Teachers

CYS welcomes Foster Meske and Jordan Rafferty the first of our 2024 student teachers...

7/8 Ag | Wool scouring and dyeing

The 7/8 Ag students were asked to scour (clean) a sample of wool straight from the sheep. This simulates the …...

Staff Professional Development

The R-12 teaching staff worked with Dr Matt Capp from ‘Capitalise Education’ last Thursday. Dr Capp ran workshop sessions on …...

Alpaca Shearing

Our annual Alpaca shearing took place earlier this month with Mark Short and Maddi at Chaparral Alpaca Stud at Minlaton …...

Year 9 Aquatics Camp

The Year 9s travelled to the Murraylands Aquatic Centre in Murray Bridge to participate in a variety of different aquatic …...

National Student Voice Council

Congratulations to Year 9 student Rhys Heinrich who will join the National Student Voice Council in 2024. The council represents …...

2023 SACE Results

Congratulations to the class of 2023! We are thrilled to announce that our 2023 DUX is Harrison Geater-Johnson with a …...

Presentation NIght 2023

Thank you to all the donors, presenters, staff and families involved. Congratulations to all our student, parent and staff recipients...

Monica Turner Farewell

Monica has been driving our school buses for nearly 40 years and so it was with great sadness we farewelled …...

2023 Band Tour

The Concert Band and Vocal Ensemble travelled to Ardrossan and Moonta today to perform for students at each school. The …...

Premiers Reading Challenge 2023

  Congratulations to all the CYS students who received their certificates, ribbons and medals at the assembly on Friday for …...

Remembrance Day 2023

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, we paused to mark the 105th anniversary of …...

YPCT | New Principal news item

Great article in the YPCT about our new principal Rob Jeffries.   A new principal will lead Central Yorke School …...

Public Education Learner Workshop

Sophie Davies, Sophie Burrows, Dylan Chapman, Jye Cook, and Joey Karpany recently engaged in a workshop aimed at advancing student …...

Pagoda Cleanup

Thank you to the senior students who took the initiative to use their lunch break to dig away accumulated sand …...

Showcase Concert 2023 | Band Awards

Congratulations to all our soloists and ensemble groups for your outstanding playing at the Showcase Concert. Special congratulations go to …...

Showcase Concert 2023

A big thankyou to all the staff and community members who made this year’s Showcase Concert a reality with your …...

Showcase Concert Vocal Awards

Congratulations to all our choir and vocal ensemble members for your outstanding performances at the Showcase Concert. Special congratulations to …...

Create4Adelaide – Vote For Us!

Earlier this year we participated in the Create 4 Adelaide program and 7/8 class created a large woven piece. You …...

Pool Safety Certification

The Department for Education has issued new guidelines for pool supervisors so staff updated their credentials with an intensive training …...

2023 Premiers ANZAC Spirit School Prize

Rhys Heinrich was 1 of 20 students in the state who was awarded the 2023 Premier’s ANZAC Spirit School Prize. …...

The Eagles Win!

A strong finish in Term 4 by the Sharks didn’t dent the Eagles substantial lead with the mighty birds winning …...

6/7 Performing Arts | Shadow Puppets

The 6/7 class are putting the finishing touches to their Balinese inspired shadow puppet plays in readiness for a performance …...

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 …...

Year 12 Farewell Assembly

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

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 …...

Stage 1 Outdoor Ed | Deep Creek Hike

Miss Downard’s Stage One Outdoor Education class packed their rucksacks and headed off to the Deep Creek National Park on …...

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 …...

Middle School Ag | Horse Care Unit

The Middle School Agriculture Horse Care unit began Monday with our guest presenter Sheree Brennan bringing in Jack and Hunter …...

School Formal

School Formal The CYS Year 11/12 students attended the Southern Yorke Peninsula Formal with other senior students from Moonta Area …...

Term 4 | Welcome Back

School returns on Monday, October 16. Term 4 is a sun-safe term, which means appropriate hats (wide brims or bucket style) …...

Royal Adelaide Show | Led Steer Competition 2023

The led Steer team Tyler Cook Annabelle Smart Nicholas Heinrich Sophie Davies Mitchell Brook Bella Chapman Louis Hamilton Tahlia Buck …...

Royal Adelaide Show | Led Wether Goat Competition 2023

A total of 246 goats from 30 schools took part in this year’s competition. Our Year 9 Team: Maggie Moore …...

6/7 Maths | Ag Block

Week 9 saw the 6/7 students down in the Ag Block for Math. After learning about area and perimeter, students …...

Stage 1 & 2 Nutrition Aquaponics Excursion

The Stage 1 and Stage 2 Nutrition classes include several students from Ardrossan Area School. To help these students and …...

Festival of Music

The Adelaide Festival Theatre stage was home to over 500 students from 20 different schools on Tuesday September 19 as …...

YP School Sport

Congratulations to all those students who have represented CYS at sporting events of late. YP Zone Year 7-9 Girls Knockout …...

Rebecca McEwan | Artist in Residence

Across two weeks, the Year 7/8 class were lucky to work alongside Artist, Rebecca McEwan as part of the Create …...

SRC Ice-Bucket Challenge

The SRC wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to all those who supported and participated in the SRC MND fundraiser …...

Teaching Award – Jaynelle Le Feuvre

Congratulations to Jaynelle Le Feuvre, who has received a national CBA Teaching Award fellowship. Jaynelle has been recognised for the …...

New Principal

am very excited that there has been a principal appointment and that Mr Rob Jeffries is going to lead this …...

Piglets Arrive

The Ag Block has three new animal residents and they’ve set out making themselves very much at home! The piglets …...

Flinders University Visit

On Wednesday September 6, Leah Bullivant, the Access Project Officer within the Education Pathways team for Flinders University, visited our …...

Home Ec | Vegetable Quiz Cooking

The Year 7/8 Home Ec class started this lesson by identifying as many vegetables as they could and tasting some …...

Ice Cream Maths

The 6/7 class recently completed their Ice Cream Parlour Assessment for Maths, focusing on how we can represent orders in …...

6/7 Maths | Measurement

Students are learning to calculate the perimeter and area of a variety of shapes. Students can be seen engaging in …...

Where’s Wally? Staff Book Week Costumes

The CYS staff had a great time dressing up for Book Week. But somehow they nearly all had the same …...

Copper Coast Kadina Show Success

A round of applause for our senior agricultural students at Central Yorke, who showcased their skill and dedication at the …...

Olympian Nicholas Timmings Visit

We welcomed Olympian Nicholas Timmings to the school on Tuesday August 29 as part of the ‘Olympics Unleashed’ program. Nicholas …...

Staff Professional Development

Monday September 4 was a Professional Development day for CYS staff with a range of learning taking place across the …...

Fathers Day

A great big thankyou to all the Fathers, Grandfathers and special people who came to support our Father’s Day Breakfast. …...

Artist In Residence | Rebecca McEwan

Our secondary Visual Arts students have been working with Adelaide artist Rebecca McEwan as part of the Create 4 Adelaide …...

Festival of Music Performance

The Festival Choir students performed on stage at the Adelaide Festival Theatre on Tuesday night, as part of the Public …...

6/7 Science | Rube Goldberg Machines

Wikipedia defines a Rube Goldberg Machine (named after American cartoonist Rube Goldberg), as a chain reaction–type machine or contraption intentionally …...

Balaklava Eisteddfod | Concert Band Success

Congratulations to the YP Concert Band for their success in the Open Band section of the Balaklava Eisteddfod.   The …...

Concert Band & Vocal Ensemble | Mini Concert

The YP Concert Band and Vocal Ensemble presented a mini-concert of their Balaklava Eisteddfod program to a supportive audience of …...

In Memoriam | Barrie Koch

It is with sadness that the CYS community learned of the recent passing of Barrie Koch. Barrie was a strong …...

Secondary Visual Arts | Ceramic Vesels

This term secondary students have been demonstrating a variety of techniques to create ceramic vessels. These have ranged from bowls …...

SAASTA Connect | Reconciliation Week Activities

Central Yorke’s SAASTA Connect academy planned and organised a variety of cultural activities for their middle school peers for National …...

Power Cup 2023

The students from Central Yorke School are showcasing their skills and sportsmanship at the Aboriginal Power Cup. The team spent …...

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 …...

New lambs

he Year 9 class are in charge of our sheep flock. So far we have sixteen lambs which is enough …...

Premier’s Anzac Spirt Award

We congratulate Annabel Geater-Johnson on winning the prestigious Premier’s Anzac Spirit Award for her research on Phillip Ignatius Callary, an …...

Production Investigation

Stage 2 Agricultural Production students at Central Yorke School are conducting individual practical investigations on primary production enterprises in agriculture …...

Career Expo Visit

Year 11 students headed last week to the Adelaide Careers and Employment Expo at the Adelaide Showgrounds. The event features …...

Mile End Athletics

It was a fantastic day out by all competitors at the Mile End Athletics competition late last term. Overall the …...

SAPSASA Netball Carnival

On the 11th of May, our Year 5/6 girls (Mia, Lily, Sophie and Alice), combined with girls from Ardrossan and …...

YP Basketball Carnival

On the 9th of May, Year 7/8 students competed in the YP Basketball Carnival. Our boys (Elijah, Jerome, Ben, Eddie …...

State Netball Representation

Congratulations to Summer Davies who has been selected to represent SA in the School Sport SA Under 15 Netball team. …...

Daniel Newchurch Visit

On May 16, Daniel Newchurch from Newchurch Family Farm conducted a culinary workshop for Food and Hospitality students, introducing them …...

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 …...

School Leaders Induction 2023

The 2023 CYS School Leaders’ Induction Ceremony was held on Wednesday, March 1st in the school Performing Arts Centre. The …...

Secondary Schools Leadership Conference

Secondary SRC members and Prefects attended the Secondary Schools Leadership Conference at the Adelaide Convention Centre. They heard stories from …...

Secondary Swimming Championship

Competitions for the Secondary Swimming Championships were held on Friday March 3 at the South Australian Swimming Centre at Marion. …...

Maitland Show 2023

As a community focus school, it is important we support community events such as the Maitland Show. Our strong presence …...

Sports Day 2023

The 2023 Sports Day was a fantastic event that showcased the best of our community spirit, sportsmanship, and goodwill. From …...

Chief Executive and Minister’s Visit

Last week CYS was fortunate to host both the Chief Executive of the Department for Education, Professor Martin Westwell and …...

STEM Reading & Design Challenge

Congratulations to Year 9 student Rhys Heinrich for his speech about his winning entry in the 2022 STEM Reading and …...

School Sport SA C Grade Athletics

Congratulations to all the CYS athletes who competed with the YP Schools team in the School Sport SA C Grade …...

Harmony Week 2023

Harmony Week is celebrated each year in the week that includes March 21 – the special “United Nations International Day …...

Javelin Events | Sports Day 2023

Sports Day Javelin events were held on Monday, March 6...

Sports Day 2023

Eagles or Sharks? Who will win Sports Day 2023?...

Week 2 House Points

Congratulations to the Eagles for two wins in a row...

Week 3 House Points

The Sharks are back in the hunt with a solid 146 point win over the Eagles. Congratulations particularly to the …...

Week 4 House Points

A solid win to the Eagles this week with impressive contributions from the R/1 and 2/3 classes...

Week 6 House Points

Big win to the Sharks this week (3,311 to 3,168), winning both the Barrie Koch Cup and the Ali Adams …...

Sports Day

Congratulations to the Sharks for their big wins at the 2023 Sports Day.  ...

Week 7 House Points

Despite the loss on Sports Day, the Eagles won this week’s House Competition and have maintained their overall lead for …...

Week 8 House Points

Another weekly win to the Eagles with the Year 2/3 class contributing to the Eagles score. The margin for the …...

Week 9 House Points

Congratulations to the Sharks who are making a last minute comeback with a 117 point win this week. The Eagles …...

9 HASS | Rubbish Survey

The Year 9 class have been working on an assessment task in HASS to record how much waste we generate …...

Year 9 Visual Arts | Plein Air drawing

The Year 9 Visual Arts class visited the Maitland War Memorial for an on-location drawing session sketching the War Memorial …...

Long Runs & 800m Events

The Long Runs and 800m Events were held this week prior to Sports Day in rather different weather conditions! Students …...

7/8 Design | Chatterbox Installation

In Mrs. Lynch’s Year 7/8 Design class, students have been studying Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama who is known as the …...

Stage 2 | Food & Hospitality

The Stage 2 Food & Hospitality class completed their first practical assessment this week. The students’ task was to create …...

Year 7/8 Aquatics Camp

On Monday Feb 20, the Year 7/8 students travelled to Port Vincent for two days of aquatics activities. Activities included …...

Dr Martin Westwell Visit

Dr Martin Westwell, the Chief Executive of the Department for Education, visited the Maitland Campus today. The visit included a …...

Senior Vocal Ensemble Rehearsal

Our Senior Vocal Ensemble meets after Concert Band each Wednesday. We have a big group starting this year with lots …...

Concert Band Rehearsal

The Combined Schools Concert Band had their first rehearsal this week. We welcomed over fifty musicians from seven schools as …...

Meet the Teacher 2023

A big thank you to all the families that attended our 2023 ‘Meet the Teacher’ evening. It was lovely to …...

Year 9 Visual Arts | Mural Design

On Wednesday, Year 9 students engaged in a workshop with Aboriginal Artist, Scott Rathman from ‘Rusted Tin’ who specialise in …...

Sophie Baker | Merit Certificate

Congratulations to Sophie Baker, who received her Merit Certificate in Agricultural Production today. She was awarded the certificate, which recognises …...

Canteen Specials | Week 2

New canteen specials will be available to order through the Qkr! app weekly. Our Week 2 special is Yiros: Lamb …...

2022 SACE Results

Congratulations go to all our year 12 students for their outstanding 2022 results. We have 100% SACE achievement with 25% …...

Presentation Night Video

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Presentation Night 2022

Our 2022 Presentation Night was held on Tuesday December 13 in the school gymnasium. Community Awards After the Acknowledgement of …...

Canberra 2022

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Working Bee

A large group of student, staff and community volunteers braved the very stormy weather for the Term 4 working-bee. The …...

SAASTA Shield

Hard work and effort in Semester 2 again paid off when the team won the SAASTA Shield. This three day …...

Christmas On the Green 2022

With persistent rains in the preceding weeks, the 2022 Christmas On the Green was moved from the green of the …...

Student Success | U15 Country Squad Representation

Congratualtions to Barnaby Wheare and Josh Rawlings who were selected to represent Woodville West Torrens in the 2022 U15 Country …...

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 …...