Fairhills offers students the option to purchase a laptop direct through the school’s provider – Learning with Technologies (LWT) or a BYOD device.
LEARNING WITH TECHNOLOGIES (LWT)
Laptop purchases are a direct arrangement between you (the Parents/Carers), and our laptop supplier – Learning with Technologies (LWT) via the LWT order portal: https://fairhillshs.orderportal.com.au/
BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE (BYOD)
If you wish to source and supply your own device (BYOD) please purchase a Windows based laptop with the requirements stated below.
Please DO NOT purchase: Chromebooks, iPads and Android as these devices are not compatible with our network and/or learning requirements.
Make sure there is no Linux software on the laptop as this is not compatible with the school’s network.
You will also need to put an anti-virus/malware program on your device.
Windows Laptop Requirement
|Processor||Minimum: Intel i3 (or equivalent)|
Recommended: i5 or i7 (or equivalent)
|WiFi||Compatibility with 802.11 g/n/ac|
|Battery Life||Minimum: 4 hours|
Recommended: 8 hours
|Memory||Minimum: 4GB Ram|
Recommended: 8GB Ram
|Hard Drive||Solid State Drive (SSD)|
|Physical Characteristics||10.5-inch screen (minimum size)|
|Warranty||3 years recommended on both battery and device|
|Operating System||Windows 10|
|Onsite Support||School wireless Connection|
|Initial imaging of device||Link to download Office 365 and Google Apps|
|Reimaging of device (as req)||Access to school printers|
|Access to school printers|
|Online platform support|
Digital Technologies Policy
Please read the policy.