The integration of ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) refers to students bringing a personally owned device to school for the purpose of learning. In 2019 Karratha Senior High School (KSHS) will be moving to this model for all Year 7, 11 and 12 students, with it being optional for Year 8-10 students. KSHS recognises the need to prepare students for a rapidly changing world where technology plays an increasing role in students’ everyday lives. This document is specifically aimed at parents and students who are involved in the “KSHS Bring Your Own Device Program” and details the policy, guidelines and support strategies to ensure that students are able to make effective use of their BYOD and avoid any problems.

Download BYOD Policy

Download BYOD Information Flyer

Familes can purchase laptops from their preferred supplier.  Below are links to some suppliers that meet our minimum specifications.

Karratha SHS BYOD Winthrop Australia

Karratha SHS BYOD Harvey Norman

How to install a free version of Micrsoft Office on student laptops: Microsoft Office


Our students can access the Internet in order to participate in activities that support learning and teaching. Students are only permitted to access information on the Internet deemed appropriate for educational use and users must abide by the Internet Access Policy. This policy (link to PDF) details the conditions under which the Internet may be accessed at Karratha Senior High School.

Download Internet Policy

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Mobile phones are not permitted to be used by students at Karratha Senior High School.  This has been outlined clearly to parents/caregivers and students through newsletters and assemblies.  Parents/caregivers must ring the school for important messages to be delivered to students.

If a student is using a mobile phone at school there is a specific process to be followed:

  • Student to hand over phone
  • Phone is placed in designated envelope and labelled
  • Teacher to contact parent/caregiver to collect phone at next convenience
  • While it is expected that this procedure will be followed at all times there will be occasions where further steps will be required. 


Karratha Senior High School has a prescribed dress code (link to PDF) that is compulsory. The school uniform is only available from Karratha Senior High School. No denim is permitted. Navy blue shirts are for Yrs 8 - 10 and white shirts for Yrs 11 - 12. Please contact the school if you have any queries regarding the uniform.

Download Uniform Dress Code Policy 



Karratha Senior High School is pleased to make a limited number of student lockers available in 2018 for Year 11 and 12 students.  Lockers will be allocated based on information provided on the following application form.  Please make yourself familiar with the KSHS Locker Policies and Procedures document before committing to applying for a locker.

Download Lockers Covering Letter

Download Locker Policy & Procedures 

Download Locker Application Form



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