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Year 7-9, 10-12 BYO Device Program

2018 Bring Your Own Device Year Levels

 
 
 

Year 7 to 8 - iPad

 

Year 9 - Laptop Preferred (iPad accepted)

 

Year 10-11 - Laptop

 

Year 12 - Optional (Mandatory in 2019)

 

 

 

2017-18 Minimum Specifications

 

 

 
 Note: There is no additional school fee for joining BYO devices to the school network  
 
  • Windows Laptops/Tablets: Windows 7, i3, 5Ghz Wireless, 4GB RAM, 256GB HDD
    • NOTE: Equivalent AMD processors are acceptable.
    • Graphics/Multimedia Laptops will need: 8GB RAM, i5 and a 2Gb Graphics Card
    • All specialist Graphics/Engineering/Multimedia/Digital Technology/Film and TV classes are held in specialist school labs, A Graphics Card is optional for families who want the same specification device at home for students in these classes.
    • NOTE: Wireless card must support 5Ghz
    • NOTE: Windows 10 S is not supported in a school environment
    • NOTE: Sibelius is provided & installed by the school for both Mac and Windows Laptops for students studying Music Composition. 40GB free space is needed. Trial versions should not be installed at home.
    • Note: STEM subjects do not require a device greater than minimum specifications.
  • Macbook Pro, MacBook Air: Mac OSX 10.X, 5Ghz Wireless, Core i5, 4GB RAM, 256GB SSD
  • iPad Air 2 or iPad 5th Gen , 9.7" for new students in 2018, Protective Case with Integrated Keyboard, 32 GB
  • Office suite or equivalent
  • Antivirus software on laptops
 

*Example 5Ghz USB Wireless Adaptor (if needed)

 

 http://www.msy.com.au/qld/brendale/peripherals/16810-tp-link-archer-t1u-ac450-wireless-nano-usb-adapter.html

 

A protective case and home insurance/Accidental Damage Protection must be included. Antivirus software is mandatory for laptops. The following links through to a departmental offer. Students needs their school network username and password to access it.

 

https://students.learningplace.eq.edu.au/Pages/Default.aspx

 
 
 
Office is free to download for ALL state school students:
 
 
 
 
Adobe Creative Cloud: Design & Web Collection:
Now free for all BYOD students - see the ICT Helpdesk in the Library to access
 

BYOD Portals - 2018

 
 
 

  

 

Parents have the option of using the following portals for Years 9-12 Windows Device purchasing. Pricing is current at the time of publication but may be subject to change.

 

 

https://www.jbeducation.com.au/byod

Access code: thegapshsbyod

 

www.hpshopping.com.au/thegap

http://www.sabre.net.au/shop/

https://myschoolshop-qld.datacom.com.au/gapshs

 

 

 

Access Key: gapshs                 PIN: parent

 

   
 
 

Families may still choose to source their own device that matches the school specifications.

  
 

Last updated: December 7th, 2017