Karratha Senior High School (4056)

School Overview

Karratha Senior High School, located in the City of Karratha, the hub of the Pilbara region of Western Australia, is an integral part of the community, providing a high quality education for all students. In recent years the school has forged a reputation for academic success, strong pastoral care, attracting and retaining high quality staff and the innovative educational programs that meet the needs of all students. For over forty years the school has catered for a diverse range of students and continues to do so today. Local students with a connection to the land, students from across Western Australia, Australia and from around the world, make for a vibrant student population. The community and the school share the responsibility for the growth and development of our students, working together to make our school a safe, respectful, innovative and exciting learning environment.

Student learning and wellbeing are paramount. We have high expectations for every child, that they will achieve their very best. We acknowledge that the teenage years are a time when every young person needs care and nurturing. We provide a range of supports that ensures our students have the skills, knowledge and understanding to grow and develop into productive citizens for tomorrow. To provide high care to every student, all of our teachers are entrusted with the responsibility for mentoring a small group of students throughout their time at school. In their role as mentors, staff nurture each student's well-being and closely monitor their academic progress.

The school motto 'Towards Tomorrow' ensures that the school's curriculum focuses on preparing all students for the future. The motto embraces the aim of nurturing responsible and caring individuals in order that they are fully prepared for success in a rapidly changing world.