Yahl Primary School was opened in 1868 and in 2018 celebrates its 150 year anniversary.
Our school is centrally located in the picturesque, rural township of Yahl (population approx. 850) which is located 10kms south-east of Mount Gambier.
We are committed to providing a high quality education for all students from Reception to
Year 7, through high quality teaching and learning practices, a comprehensive curriculum and a variety of extra-curricular activities.
Currently 133 students are enrolled in our school, across five class groups.
Our school has a strong focus on Literacy, Numeracy, Science, Music and Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
Students have the opportunity to participate in a range of extra-curricular activities including: Sports; Choir; Pedal Prix; Camp to Canberra; Move-It at the Helpmann; Battle of the Bands; Young Environmental Leaders Program (YELP); LEGO League; and Cows Create Careers.
Our parents are extremely supportive of the school and their participation in classroom-based activities, camps and excursions, sporting activities, working bees, Governing Council and school fundraising events is highly valued.
Our school grounds are well-maintained with large open play spaces, an Indigenous garden, Nature Play area, chicken coop, vegetable garden and orchard. The school also has access to a community cricket oval and hall.
We have modern classroom facilities that provide an excellent learning environment for our students. All classrooms are equipped with computers or iPads and up-to-date interactive whiteboards.
Classroom learning activities are supported by a well-resourced library which provides an excellent selection of books and other multi-media resources that are available for children to borrow.
Yahl Primary School is one of five small schools in the district. This collective of schools shares resources and expertise to realise efficiencies and improve effectiveness across all school operations.
We believe that Yahl Primary School offers a unique, intimate learning environment where children are nurtured and given every opportunity to flourish.