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2017 and 2018
BYOd for Year 7 and 8 students only in 2017 and Year 7, 8 and 9 in 2018, plus Year 10 in Semester 2 2018.
 
The device MUST adhere to the specifications:
 
MANDATORY

  • At least 2 USB ports (if not full size student must have an adaptor).
  • Minimum screen size 9 inch
  • Wifi capable.
  • Camera required.
  • Headphones (must be named).
  • 120 Gb of free hard drive space.
  • 4 gigabytes of RAM.
  • Windows version 7 or better or MacOS X v 10.8 or better.
  • Up to date antivirus.
  • Laptops must be named within the settings with your student number, first name and last name prior to bringing it to RSHS.
    Advertised battery life of at least 6 hours.
  • Google Chrome books are incompatible with the network and cannot be onboarded
  • Devices with Windows 10S will not connect to the network. If you have Windows 10S installed, please upgrade to Windows 10 Pro/Home prior to onboarding

RECOMMENDED

  • Keyboard recommended.
  • Mouse attachment at student’s discretion.
  • 3 year warranty recommended.
  • Protective casing with a portable bag recommended.
  • Maximum weight - 2 kg.

 

Parents should have Replacement Insurance for Accidental Damage on the device and ensure that their student is issued with a protective case and carry bag for the device.

For ease of movement to this program, parents can access ‘technically approved’ devices on The School Locker website under the Redcliffe State High School tab.  Parents are also able to purchase devices from a place of their choice or use second hand devices again, as long as they adhere to Redcliffe State High School specifications.

Further questions can be directed to Mrs Kellie Bartkowski, HOD Business/IT, kbart11@eq.edu.au