Joseph Banks Secondary College runs a one-to-one computing device program to enhance student learning.

After much research regarding the best technology to use to support the teaching and learning programs at Joseph Banks College we decided on the Apple iPad Air as our supported Bring Your Own Designated Device (BYODD) and request that each family support the provision of this for students by acquiring an Apple iPad Air for their child.

Outlined below are the minimum specifications information you will need and it is important to ensure these are met in order to enable the student to access the internet though the College’s WiFi network as well as accommodating the electronic resources provided by the College.

The downloading of the electronic resources will be enabled through either home internet connections or through the College’s network.

As the device is purchased by the family and is personal property, the College can take no responsibility for the loading of content by students which are deemed inappropriate. Also, insurance coverage for the loss or accidental damage to the device is required and is the reposnsibility of the parent.

BYODD Minimum Specifications

Device: Apple iPad Air with Protective Case

Specifications iPad

Minimum Preferred
iPad Air iPad Air or iPad Air 2
iOS 8 iOS 8
32G 64G

Specifications Protective Case

Minimum Preferred
A protective case which provides adequate protection against accidental drops for iPad and screen STM Dux, Tech 21 or similar

Specifications Insurance

Minimum
The BYODD must be covered by insurance for theft and accidental damage.

For example: This could be arranged through Home and/or Contents Insurance, purchased as a separate Portable Device Insurance policy or a combination of insurance and Apple Care Plus.

You should investigate these options yourself. Joseph Banks Secondary College will not recommend one option over another or broker any arrangements.

Specifications Device Set Up

Minimum
The Device Name must follow the school conventions in order to be joined to the Joseph Banks Secondary College Network. This is a Security Requirement.
Year 7 Students: SURNAME_First Initial_Y7 e.g. SMITH_E_Y7
Year 8 Students: SURNAME_First Initial_Y8 e.g. HUGHES_E_Y8
Year 9 Students: SURNAME_First Initial_Y9 e.g. HORTON_E_Y9
Parents and Students must read and sign the ICT Policy of Joseph Banks Secondary College.

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