Bring Your Own Device
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
Technology has a vital role in teaching and learning, and in our daily lives. We encourage our students to use technology effectively and responsibly.
In keeping with our Health, Safety, and Welfare policy, we maintain comprehensive cybersafety policies and procedures to guide our use of the internet and ICT devices and equipment. These include digital technology agreements, including a BYOD agreement if a personal digital device is brought to school for learning.
Students in years 4–8 may bring their own digital device to use at school to enhance their learning, provided that the following conditions are met:
- The student and their parent/caregiver must read and sign the BYOD agreement before a device is brought to school. This outlines the expectations and responsibilities of each party.
- The device is suitable for the purpose.
- It needs to be wifi capable, have a screen size no less than 7″, and come to school fully charged.
- Parents record the serial number of the device, and are responsible for its insurance, servicing, repairs, etc.
Parents are also responsible for ensuring that the device has an antivirus program installed (this is not necessary for Chromebooks), and for checking and updating any apps installed on the device.