A current Name Brand Windows laptop or tablet with the following characteristics with the following operating system:
o Windows 10 Operating System (excluding Windows 10 S)
Other Minimum Specifications *
o 11-13” screen size for laptops
o 10” screen size for tablets
o Keyboard & Case for tablet
o 8 hr + advertised battery life
o Intel i series processor (i5 min. Or equivalent recommended to lengthen useful life of computer)
o Memory – 8GB RAM
o Storage – 128GB (Solid State Drive (SSD) recommended)
o Wireless support for 802.11 AC
o Sturdy EVA case to protect the device inside School bag
o Three year pick up and return warranty from the name brand manufacturer e.g. HP, Dell, Lenovo
MacBook / MacBook Air / MacBook Pro
Operating system must be a minimum either:
o MacOS Sierra
o MacOS High Sierra
o MacOS Mojave
Other Specifications as detailed above *
The minimum device specification for the student iPad program is iPad 6th Generation or above 128GB WiFi only with AppleCare + and should not be confused with the iPad mini.
Students within the Broken Bay Diocese are entitled to download Office 365 for home use on up to 5 personal devices, as long as they remain as a student within the diocese. After this time the software will automatically revert to a read and print only version. Instructions for the home download process are attached below.
Should parents be looking to purchase a device for their children, the links below provide you with some information and purchase options. These links are for your convenience only and the school is not endorsing the purchase of a device from any particular supplier, this is your choice.
Apple has offered special Education pricing through its website https://www.apple.com/au-hed/shop and in any Apple store when you mention your purchasing for a student.
Dell has offered special pricing on 2 of their laptops below for students which are commercial grade devices with corporate support.