ACC supports Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) by incorporating Apple devices at our schools. This document outlines the Hardware, Software and Application requirements for students on their IPADS.
Anyone of the following iPad models is suitable to the BYOD program:
Please note: iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2, 3, 4 or 5th Generation devices are not accepted by NAPLAN due to the compatibility of the lockdown browser.
TIP: If your child is starting at Year 4, consider transitioning to a Macbook Air for a cost-benefit to your family for the following year in Year 5.
All Ipads are required to a few apps installed and managed by ACC parents. Parents will need to set up an Apple ID to facilitate downloading these apps and maintain app updates during their students time in P to 4.
Parents will also need to exclude the following apps from Screen time restrictions where possible, to ensure each app works during school hours.
ACC supports Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) by incorporating Apple devices at our schools. This document outlines the Hardware, Software and Application requirements for students on their Macbooks.
MacBook AIR or PRO 13-Inch - Mid 2012 model or Newer
NOTE: MACOS 11 (BIG SUR) was released November 12th 2020 and will support Macbook Air mid-2013 or newer.
- For those students completing ACER or NAPLAN testing, headphones with a 3.5inch jack input are required in addition to the device. No wearable technology is allowed during exams.
- It is advised that a suitable case or cover should also be purchased to protect the device.
- If purchasing a MacBook Air or PRO 2019/2020 with the USB-C ports, its recommended a USB-C to USB adapter be purchased to ensure compatibility with the older USB type connection.
All Macbooks are required to have the following software applications installed and managed by the student and parent. Parents will need to set up an Apple ID to facilitate the maintenance of any extra Apple app and OS updates to these devices, during the students time in Years 5 to 6.
Please ensure all devices have the following software installed as a minimum requirement.
Parents will also need to exclude the following apps from any Screen time or Parental control restrictions where possible, to ensure each application works during school hours.
Click option for device software.
Contact the school for access codes
$1,575 (incl GST) per student, per year