We offer a wide range of adult graduation opportunities. SIDES offers a comprehensive K-9 program. SIDES offers flexible secondary courses.

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Welcome to the South Island Distance Education School (SIDES). SIDES is a public, full-service, Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) school, offering online courses to all students in British Columbia.

SIDES is pleased to be offering our Brightspace (D2L) K - 12 remote learning resources to BC districts and teachers until the end of summer. Click here for more information.

Covid 19 Update: Due to ongoing developments with Covid 19 it may become necessary for SIDES to limit enrollment at some grade levels or in some courses.  At this time we continue to accept all applications. However it is possible that we may not be able to register and enrol everyone who applies. Decisions regarding registrations for the 2020-21 school year will be made later in August. Applicants will be contacted by SIDES once decisions have been made.