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iPads and Notebooks

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The use of iPads has been introduced in in Years 7, 8 and 9 while students from Year 10 are issued with a new slimline laptop computer.  

Clicking on the following links will take you to a range of resources and information sheets that have been created to assist and support parents and students through the information technology program.

A significant aspect of the program has been the use of LearningField to provide most student digital resources. These digital resources will largely replace previous text books, effectively reducing the booklist to English novels and one or two student workbooks. Further information on LearningField can be found by clicking on the links below.

The CompNow iPad order and payment portal 

Please click on the link below to access the CompNow iPad order and payment portal:

The CompNow iPad order and payment portal 

Learning Field Parent Brochure 

 LearningField Parent Letter 

LearningField Introduction 

iPad Introduction Parent FAQ 

LearningField Parent FAQ 

LearningField Payment Information 

Copies of the school/parent/student computing device agreements can be found at the following links:

iPad agreement for students in Years 7, 8, 9 and 12 in 2017 

Laptop agreement for students in Year 10 and 11 in 2017

Information Technology Update - September 15, 2017

12 Sep

Information Technology Update - September 15, 2017 author: Mark Holland

Supporting our children in the safe use of technology The ABC television program 7:30 recently aired a segment titled ‘Do you know what your children are doing online?’. I found it a very interesting and powerful segment which covered many of the dangers of young people going online and a number of sound practices cyber safety authorities such as

Information Technology Update - August 31, 2017

30 Aug

Information Technology Update - August 31, 2017 author: Mark Holland

eLearning Strategic Plan Review Update The eLearning Strategic plan review, which has been ongoing for most of 2017, seeks to find the best technology solutions and processes to best support our students in staff in teaching and learning. The 21st Century classroom clearly sees technology as an integral part of the modern school’s teaching and lea

SPC educator Ian Fernee named a Microsoft expert

13 Sep

SPC educator Ian Fernee named a Microsoft expert author: Lorrie Liston

St Patrick’s College educator Ian Fernee has been chosen as a Microsoft Innovation Educator Expert for the second year running. The Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) program recognises global educators who are pushing boundaries of learning with creativity and technology. Ian, who completed his secondary schooling at St Patrick’s (SPC 1993-98),

Information Technology Update - August 27, 2015

26 Aug

Information Technology Update - August 27, 2015 author: Mark Holland

Find my iPad The Find my iPad feature on iPads and iPhones can be one the most useful features on the devices and has been really invaluable on several times at the College locating misplaced iPads. (It should be noted this can also be set up on iPhones and iPod touch devices). It is one of the key settings we ask students to turn ‘On’ on their i