Ku-ring-gai High School BYOD Program 2016
From 2016, students in Years 7-12 will be required to bring their own computing device to school each day. A laptop has been identified as the ideal learning tool for Ku-ring-gai High School students. The school computer laboratories will continue to be used to support whole class teaching and learning activities and specialist needs. Student devices will support student learning and will be required in addition to workbooks, pens and other essential equipment.
The school computing infrastructure operates as a Windows 7 environment running the Microsoft Office and Adobe products. This software is available free of charge to all Department of Education students to install on their own computing device. Refer to the download guide here.
By bringing a device to school, students and parents acknowledge the terms of the Ku-ring-gai Electronic Device Use Agreement which can be found here.
For device details see the specification below. Students in years 7 and 8 who own a device other than a laptop (such as an iPad) may bring it if it has
All students will be expected to bring a suitable laptop for years 9 to 12 in order to meet the more demanding needs of the senior years.
DER laptops issued to students currently in Years 11-12 are suitable devices for the 2016 BYOD program. Students may transition to their own laptop at any time. If you choose to use your own laptop please return the DER laptop to the school.