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Bring Your Own Device

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​​​BYOD Information 2021 - Year 7

Pimpama State Secondary College will be supporting the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) Apple iPad Program for only Year 7 students in 2021.

The intention of the college is to expand this initiative to Year 9, with each Year 7 student working with iPads until Year 9. The rollout of this initiative will commence with Year 7 only in 2021. Currently due to the senior curriculum requiring more advanced and complex programs, laptops will be required from Year 10 through to Year 12. This will be reviewed annually.

All Year 7 students will be required to supply an iPad as standard school equipment through the BYOD program. Laptops will not be suitable or supported in this year level for 2021.


BYOD Information 2021 - Year 8 to Year 12 

Students from Year 8 – 12 who wish to bring their own laptop device to use at the college or purchase a device through the JB Hi Fi Portal or by another retailer, must meet the College BYOD requirements/specifications.  Please refer to the BYOD Laptop Program Form for more information

The College does NOT support Windows 10 S Mode, Android or ChromeBook Devices

BYOD Adminstration fee - $30


BYOD Information 2022

For the first time, in 2022, the College is allowing all student's the opportunity to use an iPad as part of the Bring Your Own Device program.

Students in Years 9-12 may use a Windows or MacOS laptop in place of an iPad. Some specialist middle & senior subjects may require a laptop. Please refer to our College curriculum handbooks available on the Middle School & Senior School pages for more information (these handbooks are currently being updated for 2022.)

Students in Year 7 & 8 are NOT able to use a Laptop in 2022.

Please familiarise yourself with the BYOD Participation Agreement before completing a 2022 BYOD Form. You can submit the completed form in person (to the IT office) or electronically using the following portal: https://storage.pssc.tech/s/WPSYmne9f6aZJfF

The College does NOT support Windows 10 S Mode, Android or ChromeBook Devices

Please email it@pimpamassc.eq.edu.au if you have any further queries regarding BYOD in 2022.


Purchasing Options:

Families may purchase their chosen device and accessories from any retailer providing it meets the College's BYOD requirements or you can purchase through the following Purchasing Portals below.

 

JB Hi-Fi BYOD Portal

www.jbeducation.com.au/byod

Our School Code: PIMPAMA2022

For Assistance with purchases, refer to:
www.jbeducation.com.au/support
www.jbeducation.com.au/byod/faqs

How to use JB BYOD Online Guide
BYOD Portal how-to Guide
Apple Family Funded Purchase Program

www.apple.com/au/education/how-to-buy 


Please Note, you are under no obligation to purchase from these retailers


Device Warranty and Insurance Information

For Warranty and ADP claims for your device, you will need to contact the seller of the device for any warranty claims or repairs.

We strongly recommend that all personal devices are insured against accidental damage, loss and theft. You can either:

  • Include the Device on your Home and Contents Insurance
  • Contact an insurer that offers specific student device cover

IT Support

For IT Support, please email it@pimpamassc.eq.edu.au, the IT Department is open for student support during the following times:

​Monday​Tuesday​Wednesday​Thursday​Friday
​Before School
​08:20 - 09:00
​08:20 - 08:50
​08:20 - 09:00
08:20 - 09:0008:20 - 08:50
​First Break
​11:25 - 12:05
​11:35 - 12:10
11:25 - 12:0511:25 - 12:0511:35 - 12:10
​Second Break
​13:15 - 13:50
13:20 - 13:5013:15 - 13:5013:15 - 13:5013:20 - 13:50
​After School
​15:00 - 15:30
15:00 - 15:3015:00 - 15:3015:00 - 15:3015:00 - 15:30


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Last reviewed 06 September 2021
Last updated 06 September 2021