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BYO Device Specifications

 

Woombye School is a Year 4 – 6 BYOD School
 

Minimum specifications for devices: 

 
  • Windows laptop / notebook running Windows 10 (NOT Windows 10S) or iPad running iOS13 or higher.  No Android devices please.
  • 9.7" screen or larger (no iPad minis) 
  • Storage: Minimum of 128 GB SSD (Solid State Drive devices are more robust and use less power – so consequently, their battery should last a whole school day).
  • Power: Battery that will last all day at school. Devices should be fully charged at home before the start of each school day
  • 4GB RAM minimum for Windows machines 
  • Ability to connect to WiFi 
  • Anti-virus protection: Windows Defender Antivirus (built-in on Windows 10 devices). Third party virus protection such as Trend Micro, McAfee and Kaspersky are not recommended for use in the Education Queensland protected environment.
 
 
Highly Recommended:  
Please note:
  • Third party virus protection products are not recommended for use at school.
  • Family user management systems such as Norton’s Family and Microsoft Family have been found to be problematic in the Education Queensland environment and are not recommended.
  • The Microsoft Office Package (including Word and Excel) can be downloaded for free by students in Education Queensland schools.  It does not need to be purchased.  See the school website for more details.