Bring Your Own Device
1:1 BYOD (iPad) Program for our 2019 Year 5/6 classes
1:1 BYOD is a program in which students bring to school, for their own individual use during learning time, a personally owned iPad.
This program allows students to extend their learning beyond the four walls of the school. Students are able to continue their learning at home and share with their peers, discoveries in their learning made outside the confines of school. The program has been a great success in expanding the learning opportunities for our 5/6 students.
At St Thomas the Apostle we do not recommend any business to purchase Ipads from. There are numerous vendors both in Canberra and online. Families will need to choose based on
Due to the school purchasing through Apple at the Canberra Centre, they can offer a discount to parents who wish to purchase any Apple product and accessory through their store. Click here to visit Apple's online school portal.
Required Apps for the start of 2019
This list is dynamic. Teachers may
2019 Policies, Documents and Setup
If you have purchased a new iPad through an Apple Store you are able to contact them for assistance. Please refer to your documentation.
If you have purchased the extra Apple Care and Protection you can access even further help, both instore and online. Please refer to your documentation for what you can access.
Staying Safe Online
Parenting in the Digital Age
It can sometimes be difficult parenting children in a digital age where they often know more about the technology they are using than we do. To support parents in keeping up to date with current technology we have provided a list of resources, articles and tips.
Articles on screen time and parenting children in the digital age are available below:
Below are a range of fact sheets from the ThinkUKnow and CyberSmart websites. These are designed for parents and discuss how to support your children in staying safe online. Click on the image to access the information: