SIDE (School of Isolated and Distance Education)

At Karratha Senior High School, students are offered alternate learning online via School of Isolated & Distance Education Students, SIDE.

SIDE delivers live lessons via Webex and online studies to students wishing to study courses either not offered by KSHS or not fitting their timetable. ATAR, General, some VET and Certificate courses are offered.

SIDE maintains strong links with parents, schools and their communities. In Years 11-12 there is a strong focus on increasing independence by students and partnerships between SIDE and the students’ supervisors.

SIDE students are supervised at Karratha Senior High School within their own learning area.

For more information view the SIDE website:

GATE (Gifted and Talented Education)

GATE – Gifted and Talented (GT Online) program is highly competitive with placements for 2022 closed.

Offers are currently being made for this intake. Registrations of Interest are now open for the Gifted and Talented 2023 program, register here:

The registration of interest is not an application for the Gifted and Talented Programs, an online application must be completed and submitted.

Estimated time line for 2023 intake

Applications open October 2021

Applications close early February 2022

Academic testing Country –March 2022

Academic testing ASET comprises of four components:

• Reading Comprehension

• Communicating Ideas in Writing

• Quantitative Reasoning

• Abstract Reasoning

For more information on the ASET testing: