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BYO iPad Program

In 2018, Robertson State School will be aiming to expand its BYO iPad program to include over 95% of students.  This program is in line with our school Annual Implementation Plan and Digital Futures strategic direction.  All Students from Year 1 to Year 6 are encouraged to bring a personal iPad to school every day to assist in their learning. Students in Prep begin to bring their iPads at the beginning of Semester 2.

 

Key information and documents can be found on the right hand side of this page and below.

 

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Recommended iPad ​models
 
Updated August 2018​​
 
The only acceptable device is an Apple iPad. Please note that no Android device will be accepted.
 
·         iPad 6th Generation (Model no. A1893)
·         iPad Pro 9.7 inch (Model no. A1673)
·         iPad Pro 10.5 inch (Model no. A1701)
 
Other acceptable models include:
·         iPad 5th Generation (Model no. A1822)
·         iPad Air (Model no. A1474)
·         iPad Air 2 (Model no. A1566)
·         iPad Pro 12.9 inch 2nd Generation (Model no. A1670)
·         iPad Pro 12.9 inch (Model no. A1584)
 
 All iPads need to be able to be upgraded to the current operating system: iOS11.4
  
It will be necessary to purchase a new iPad if: 
  
  1. The iPad is not able to be updated to the latest iOS 
  2. The battery will not keep a charge for more than 5 hours
  3. The display stops detecting touch and gestures, or if it stops working properly - a fully functioning touch sensitive display is required for the iPad to be used correctly 
  4. The Home button no longer works ​
 
Students are only allowed t​o bring an Apple iPad. Please note that no Android device will be accepted at school. 
   

 
201​8 App Lists

​Below are the App Lists for 2018. Please ensure that all apps for your child's grade are loaded on their iPad when they return to school.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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Families who have multiple children at Robertson should use the Family Sharing option when downloading and installing apps across multiple devices. Instructions on how to use Family Sharing c​​​an be found on the right hand side of this page.

 

 
 
All questions regarding the iPad Program should be sent to 

 
iPad@robertsonss.eq.edu.au.