iPads and Notebooks
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 e-texts 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.
The CompNow iPad order and payment portal
Please click on the link below to access the CompNow iPad order and payment portal:
Copies of the school/parent/student computing device agreements can be found at the following links:
Information Technology Update - June 07, 2018
Balancing protection with education when it comes to children and technology on Life A recent episode of Life Matters on ABC Radio National had Cyber Safety experts Susan Mclean and Dr Michael Salter discuss the dilemma parents and schools face in balancing protection with education when students go online. Susan McLean is an ex-Victoria Police O
Information Technology Update - May 24, 2018
Damaged Student 1:1 Devices It has come to my notice recently that a number of student’s 1:1 device – both iPads and notebooks – are damaged and need to be repaired. Many of these devices are not damaged to the extent that they are unusable and as a result students continue to use the device However, despite this, it is important that all students
SPC educator Ian Fernee named a Microsoft expert
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),