ICT & BYOD Program

At Duncraig SHS we utilise technology to support quality teaching and learning. Technology is used as a tool to support the Teaching and Learning Model, transform educational experiences, increase student engagement, and improve student outcomes.

Our BYOD program allows students to engage in enriched learning experiences and access our online learning platforms including SEQTA, Office 365, ClickView, Stile, and Education Perfect.

We believe in giving parents some choice on which device their child uses. The following specifications guidelines ensure the device can be supported within the Duncraig SHS network.  A Windows or Mac laptop integrates more effectively into our ICT workflow. Devices should comply with the minimum specs listed below:

We do not recommend a Chromebook or iPad.

Operating System MAC OSX 10.15+ | Windows 10 or 11
Processor M1/M2 (Apple) or i5/Ryzen 5 or better (PC)
RAM 8GB (16GB preferred PC)
Screen Size 13 inch or larger
Battery Life 8 hours (recommended)
Storage 128GB SSD or better
Wireless 5Ghz Band Compatibility (802.11ac)

(If the device does note meet this wireless requirement it will not have access to the network)

Duncraig Senior High School recommends students wishing to study Photography or Media subjects should choose an Apple Mac device to be more compatible with our Media software.

For PC we recommend Pen enabled laptops. The pen allows students to easily annotate electronic notes, maintain hand writing skills and actively participate in lessons to embed learning. Several are available on the CompNow portal.

You may purchase your device anywhere. However Duncraig has organised device bundles with Compnow that offer you support advantages with the device collected from the school if it needs servicing.

To purchase go directly to the Compnow