1-1 Laptop Programme

Students in Year 4 to Year 6 participate in the 1 to 1 Laptop Program at our school. ​Students participate in a ‘Laptop Boot Camp’ where they learn about a range of expectations and guidelines associated with the program.

 
Please read the document which outlines the Guidelines for the 1-1 laptop programme at St Agatha's. The Student 1-1 Laptop Contract. must be signed before any devices can be given to students.
 
With every new phase of technology development, we also continue to take steps to assist all users in becoming good Digital Citizens, i.e. to use these tools and interact with technology using appropriate and responsible behaviour without having negative impacts on others.
 
Cybersmart (cybersmart.gov.au) is a part of the Australian Government’s cybersafety programme (© Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2009). This site provides activities, resources and practical advice to help children and young people of various ages, as well as parents, to safely enjoy the online world through interactive learning activities. Please take the time to explore this site to help you and your children make the most of their online experiences.
 
Students from Prep to Year 3 use a combination of laptops and iPads to support their digital learning.  Hi speed, Wi-Fi connection exists throughout the entire school campus to ensure learning anywhere, anytime for all students.
 
St Agatha's purchase these laptops in order for students to have 24/7 use of the devices. A Supporting Tech Levy contributes towards the software maintenance cost of the program.