Guildford Grammar School parents are required to provide a device for their son/daughter in order for them to complete work both at school and home. The School recommends that parents use the below suitable device guidelines table when selecting a device in 2024.

Suitable device guidelines:

Hardware TypeWindows Laptop or MacBook or iPad Air 5
Operating SystemmacOS (13.0) or Windows 10 (build 21H2) / Windows 11(build 21H2) or iPad iOS
Storage Capacity256GB
Screen Size9.7 inches Diagonal
Battery LifeEnough to last the school day
ConnectivityWireless 802.11n or higher with USB-C
Keyboardas required
WeightNo more than 2.5KG
WarrantyExtended 3-year warranty
Software/AppsAll students will receive Microsoft office and other associated apps as necessary.
Other itemsProtective bag and case while out of bag.  
Virus ProtectionSuitable virus protection is required on the device before it can access the network

Where do I get the device?
The choice is yours, you may select from any of the retail outlets such as JBHIFI, Apple Direct, Winthrop Australia or other. Often specials arise at the end of the year where parents may find good deals on the device of their choice.

What services does the School provide?
The School provides access to WiFi and filtering while onsite along with the ability to print. Information on how to setup these services will be sent to students before commencing at the School.

For all other information relating to the BYOD program, you can visit the Tech Centre service website here.