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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Program

BYOD Program

St John’s Grammar School provides all technological devices (tablets/laptops) for our students between Reception and Year 7 (Year 7 students then retain their School-supplied device until the end of Year 9) – these are provided all inclusive of School Fees.

The School also offers a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Program for students entering the School in Years 8 – 12. Students at the Secondary Campus are able to bring a laptop of their choice for use on the School’s network.

To assist the School in providing the best integration with our student’s learning requirements, if your child will be bringing their own device, we request the following hardware specifications for all BYOD machines:

Minimum Specifications

  • Core M Processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB SSD Storage
  • 802.11 AC/N WiFi

Whilst these minimum specifications will ensure the capability to run the majority of our software, to allow for your child’s machine to have the maximum lifespan and variation of uses possible, we recommend considering the following specifications when purchasing a machine:

Recommended Specifications

  • Core i5 Processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 256 GB SSD Storage
  • 802.11 AC/N WiFi

School-Supported Device

We also offer a school-supported device should parents prefer this option, and following extensive research, the School has selected the HP Probook x360 as the preferred option for this device.

This device is available through the School’s supplier, Datacom at a special reduced price of $1455 (RRP $1785).

If you require more information, please email and we will endeavour to answer your questions.

Orders can be placed directly via the School’s Datacom Order Portal. To login, please use SJGS within both the Access Key and the Password fields.

For orders placed through the School’s supplier before 9 December 2022, these will be delivered to the School on 15 December 2022. For orders received after 9 December 2022, these will be delivered to the School on 20 January 2023. Once the School has received delivery of your order, we will be in touch to arrange collection details.

HP Probook x360 435 G9 – $1455 (inc. GST)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 Processor
  • 256GB SSD Hard Drive
  • 8GB RAM
  • 13.3″ Full HD touch screen
  • 1 year warranty (includes 1 year of parts, labour and on-site repair)

Accessories, Extended Warranty and Accidental Damage Insurance

There are also a range of extended warranty and accidental damage insurance options available, including:

  • HP laptop slip case: STM Summary sleeve case (black) – $19
  • 3 year warranty: next business day on-site (for diagnosis of repair) – $88
  • 3 year hardware support with accidental damage insurance: next business day on-site service, 3 repairs per year for 3 years, $55 excess payable per repair – $299

Please contact the School, or the School’s supplier Datacom, for further information on any of these options.

Early Learning Centre

33 Sheoak Road, Belair
+61 8 8278 2242

Junior Campus (R to Year 6)

42 Sheoak Road, Belair
+61 8 8278 2242

Secondary Campus (Years 7 to 12)

29 Gloucester Avenue, Belair
+61 8 8278 2233

Enrolment Enquiries and Tours
+61 8 8278 0210