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North Sydney Girls High School

North Sydney Girls High School

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Devices for BYOD

Simplifying the process - Where can you buy a compatible device? 

Parents are welcome to purchase devices anywhere. There are many retailers offering competitive outright purchasing options.  

The BYOD Program requires all students in Years 7-12 to bring their own computing device to school each day. This personal computing device needs to meet the Device Specifications that are outlined by the school and listed below.

Device Type Windows Laptop Mac Laptop
Operating System Windows 10 or higher MacOS 11 or higher
Wireless 5GHz 802.11n 5GHz 802.11n
Min. Screen Size 11" 11"
Min. Storage Capacity 128GB SSD or HDD 128GB SSD or HDD
RAM Min 8GB Min 8GB
Battery Life Min 6hrs preferred 8hrs Min 6hrs preferred 8hrs

Other Considerations:

Casing - Tough and sturdy to avoid breakage.

Insurance and Warranty - Be aware of insurance policies/warranties for the device. The school will not accept responsibility for loss or breakage.

Back up Storage - Consider a portable hard drive as an appropriate source of back up storage for essential documents.