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Geographically Isolated

Eligibility Criteria

The student needs to demonstrate that they are geographically isolated as defined by at least one of the categories below:

  • The distance between home and the nearest appropriate government school/s is 16km or more and the distance between home and available transport service/s to the nearest appropriate government school/s is 4.5km or more, or
  • The distance between home and the nearest appropriate government school/s is 8km or more and distance between home and available transport service/s to the nearest appropriate government school/s is 8km or more, or
  • The travel time between home and the nearest appropriate government school/s return journey takes 3 hours or more.

Available transport service means any regular scheduled public transport, private carrier or school service that currently provides a pick-up point within the specified distances of the student's home or would do so if requested by the family.

Application

To apply for enrolment, please view SIDE's Home Based Enrolments page.

For enrolment in Kindergarten to Year 6, please see the SIDE Primary website

SIDE’s receipt of an application for enrolment does not necessarily confirm enrolment.

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