Central Yorke School

Central Yorke School is a B-12 multi-campus school, located in Maitland and Point Pearce on Central Yorke Peninsula, 170km from Adelaide. Central Yorke School was created in 2017 following the amalgamation of Maitland Area School, Point Pearce Aboriginal School and the Maitland Preschool centre. The Maitland Campus features a B-12 area school with facilities including a recently constructed Early Learning Centre and JP classroom area, a school farm, a Performing Arts Centre, Recreation Centre, school swimming pool, extensive ovals and playing area and specialist areas for ICT, Design & Technology, Home Economics and Visual Arts. The Point Pearce campus features an open-plan R-2 teaching area, Early Learning Centre and TAFE centre.

Central Yorke School is committed to providing a learning culture that is inclusive, creative and enlightened in a secure and positive environment. The school values are respect, relationships and resilience.


International programs

  • High School Graduate Program
  • Regional Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours

School focus

  • Performing Arts
  • Specialist Sport
  • Agriculture
  • Aboriginal Sports Training Academy


  • Performing Arts centre
  • Spacious grounds and gardens
  • Agricultural studies room and farm
  • Community Library
  • Sports centre
  • Swimming pool
  • Canteen
  • Interactive whiteboards or projectors in all classrooms

Special interest programs

  • Agriculture (Years R-12)
  • Vocational Education Training (Years 10-12)
  • Music program (Years R-12)


  • Japanese

Support services

  • International Education Manager
  • In-class Support (English language)

Co-curricular sports

  • Lawn bowls
  • Track and Field
  • Cricket clinic
  • Aquatics camp
  • Basketball
  • Football (Australian rules)
  • Hockey
  • Netball

Other co-curricular activities

  • Concert Band (5-12)
  • School Choir (5-9)

Languages and Co-curricular sports may be subject to student numbers.  Vocational Education and Training (VET) course options may be subject to change. Visit school website for information and additional costs (where applicable) on uniform, laptop and calculator requirements; special interest programs and school camps.

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