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Principal's Welcome

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Welcome to the Schools of Isolated and Distance Education (Secondary) School Years 8 - 12, Leederville. The Schools of Isolated and Distance Education is the centre of distance and online learning within the Department of Education. The Leederville campus of SIDE provides quality education for students who for various reasons cannot attend classes in a regular school.

Founded in 1918, the Schools of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE) has a rich history of student success and achievement for the students studying distance education particularly in the Secondary School. This tradition continues with a firm commitment to the achievement of personal best and excellence in all aspects of school life in distance education.

At the SIDE Secondary School, it is our expectation that all students will undertake further education, training or employment after Year 12. Importantly, we are committed to the provision of learning programs that cater for all post-school destinations, including University, TAFE, private providers and employment.

Students are provided with broad and rich learning experiences that focus on academic excellence, with the use of interactive technology to help stimulate personal growth and development, and through the school's excursions, visitation and recreational activities leads to an enriching social experience.

SIDE Secondary School offers a specialist program in Languages. This program includes the selection of four languages: French, Indonesian, Italian and Japanese. The quality of these programs has been enhanced by our Service Level Agreement with both Primary and Secondary Public Schools throughout Western Australia.

A major strength of the school is its strong links and partnerships with parents and the broader community. Parents continue to play a key role in planning for the future and participate in all aspects of school life through the School Council that focuses on the Primary and Secondary Leederville Schools

SIDE Secondary School is an excellent school with a bright and magnificent future. Our commitment to the school community is to provide the highest quality learning experiences to all of our students where ever they are located throughout the world.

The Annual School Report provides a comprehensive and rigorous self-assessment of the Secondary School. It provides a snapshot of the school's performance in 2011. This report is an account of the 2011 school year and overviews the key dimensions of the school and its activities. It is vital in providing an open and transparent reporting system to the school and parent community and is a critical step in planning for future school improvement. The recommendations for future action are central to this process.

Most importantly, it critically examines the performance of students - the focus of our activity.

Please contact me for further information.

Noel Chamberlain

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Contact SIDE

Contact SIDE

con_address 164-194 Oxford Street,
Leederville, 6007, Western Australia
con_post Postal Address: PO Box 455
LEEDERVILLE WA 6903
con_tel Tel: +61-8-9242 6300
con_fax Fax: +61-8-9242 6861
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