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All students will be bringing their own MacBook Air Notebooks to school for classroom use.
The Macbook Air has all the software programs that are needed for use in class, such as Pages (similar to Word/Publisher), Keynote (similar to PowerPoint), Numbers (similar to Excel ).
In addition to your MacBook Air, the following accessories should be considered essential:
Details about where to purchase, which models are available are available on the Purchasing Your MacBook Air section of our website.
It is the student's responsibilty to bring their MacBook Air Notebooks to school FULLY charged EACH day.
They will not be able to bring their chargers to school to recharge.
The MacBook Air Notebook needs to have a protective cover/case to protect the Notebook.
Ensure that students have an external drive to back up their work using 'Time Machine" application which is on the MacBook Air.
This external drive should ONLY be used for this purpose.
Make sure that this external drive is kept at home and NOT brought to school.
Also ensure that a regular back up are done, it is suggested daily - so at the end of the day the student comes home, recharges their MacBook Air and backs up their work on the external drive using Time Machine. EVERY school day.
All the information relating to MacBook Air Notebooks usage for students/parents can be found in the Parent Owned Notebook policy that was distributed to all parents.
Choice Magazine have a review of low-cost laptops, including the Macbook Air. An introduction is available for free, and the full review can be accessed by Choice members.
Students will not be able to access the school Internet or any other ICT at the school until the Acceptable Use Agreement is signed and returned to the Main Administration Office.
Students from Year 11 (in 2015) and 12 (in 2015) have been provided with a school-owned laptop as part of a previously government funded model.
This arrangement will continue for those students until they finish Year 12.
If you choose to purchase your own laptop, however, you are more than welcome to return your school-owned laptop and join this Parent-Funded Model.
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Mount Lawley Senior High School aims to maximise the enjoyment of learning and achievement for all students within a compassionate and democratic school culture, encouraging them to be responsible, creative and engaged lifelong learners.
65 Woodsome Street
Western Australia 6050
Phone: 61 8 9471 0300
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