Enrolments

Katherine School of the Air caters for students from Preschool to Year 9 in the northern half of the Northern Territory, from Elliott and including the islands off the NT coast

  1. Geographical Isolation
     

  2.  Dual Enrolment 
     

  3. Special Circumstance - medical grounds - significant support needs (flexible learning arrangements), exclusion or expulsion 
     

  4. Parent employment - interstate or overseas 
     

  5. Travelling - interstate or overseas
     

  6. Elite Performance 

Enrolment Categories

Dual Enrolment Criteria

 

 

  • Components of the school's program are delivered in the students first language 
     

  • The school has limited capacity to deliver alternative programs or programs that meet the student's needs 
     

  • The student requires a felxible aducation arrangement 

To be dually enrolled in a NT Government school and KSA, one of the following criteria must be met;

* For enrolment enquiries please head to the bottom of the page *

 

 

Children turning four…
 

  • before/on 30 June are eligible to enroll in preschool at the commencement of the school year.
     

  • after 30 June are eligible to enroll in preschool at the commencement of semester 2  with the understanding that the child will access more than 12 months of preschool.
     

  • after 30 September who has not enrolled at the commencement of semester 2, are eligible to enroll at the commencement of the following school year.
     

  • who are already enrolled in a government preschool are eligible to enroll throughout the school year.

Age of Entry for
Preschool Students 

  • Enrolment must be for a minimum of 1 semester (20 weeks)
     

  • The student must be suitably supervised and supported by an adult each school day to complete their learning program 
     

  • The student must have telephone, computer or internet access
     

  • The student must be provided with an appropriate learning space and environment 

Distance Education Criteria

 

Geographical Isolation Criteria

 

 

  • The distance between the family home and the nearest appropriate government school is ar least 56kmvia the shortest practicable route 
     

  • The distance between the family home and the nearest transport to an appropriate government school is at least 4.5km and the distance to the school is at least 16km via the shortest practicable route 
     

  • There is no reasonable access to an appropriate government school for at least 20 days of the school year because of adverse travel conditions to other circumstances beyond the family's control 

A student may be enrolled on the grounds of a geographical isolation where they meet one of the following criteria;

Special Circumstances Criteria

 

 

  • Medical grounds - the student has a long-term illness or medical condition preventing attendance to school and has medical certification to validate the student cannot attend mainstream school for more than 80 consecutive school days
     

  • Significate Support Needs - school and regional resources and extensive adjustments and intervention strategies have not been able to meet the addition needs of the student and evidence demonstrates the stucnt cannot attens and particiapte in mainstream schooling on a regular basis 

 

 

  • · Interstate and international
    enrolments—Students who are not living in the Northern Territory can be enrolled as fee paying students

Make an Enrolment Enquiry

And the principal will be in contact with you to begin the enrolment process

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08 8972 1833

Find us: 

101 Giles St, Katherine, NT, 0850

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08 8972 5391