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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 - iPad or Laptop

Year 10-11 - Laptop


2017-18 Minimum Specifications

 (updated May 9th, 2017

Naplan Online Device 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
    • NOTE: Equivalent AMD processors are acceptable.
    • Graphics/Multimedia Laptops will need: 8GB RAM, i5 and a 2Gb Graphics Card
    • NOTE: Wireless card must support 5Ghz
  • Macbook Pro, MacBook Air: Mac OSX 10.X, 5Ghz Wireless, Core i5, 4GB RAM,
    • NOTE: Wireless card must support 5Ghz *
  • iPad Air , 9.7" for new students in 2017, Protective Case with Integrated Keyboard, 32 GB
  • Office suite or equivalent
  • Antivirus software on laptops

*Example 5Ghz USB Wireless Adaptor (if needed)

A protective case and home insurance should be included. Antivirus software is mandatory. The following links through to a departmental offer. Students needs their school network username and password to access it.


Office is free to download for ALL state school students:
Adobe Creative Cloud: Design & Web Collection:
Now free for all BYOx students - see the ICT Helpdesk in the Library or view School Notices for more information!

BYOD Portals - 2016-18



Parents have the option of using the following portals for Years 9-12 Windows Device purchasing.


Access Key: gapshs                 PIN: parent


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


Last updated: 12th September, 2017