At Kingscliff High School we want to support all families to ensure their child has the best possible device for learning. In 2022 Stage 4 (Year 7 and 8) will be moving to a BYO iPad device program. If you already have an iPad device for your child, it is important to ensure it has the right specifications that enables learning. The digital device team at KHS has prepared a Device Checklist – Stage 4 that you can use for this purpose or for reference when purchasing a new device.
Parents and carers will also find purchasing details on the device checklist page. For parents and carers who for some reason are unable to provide a device for their children, KHS have some support structures in place. Please contact the Digital Device team to discuss these support structures.
The NSW Department of Education BYOD policy states the following responsibilities:
Parental controls assist parents to monitor and limit what their children do online. There are many tools available and they all offer different features, but it is important to know that no tool is 100 per cent effective at blocking access to inappropriate content. Most tools:
For the most recent advice and step by step guides for Apple products please use the below link to apply parental controls to your child’s device. If you need practical support to do this, contact the school for a parent information/ workshop evening.
For some social media apps students use regularly see the below links for parental control guides, protecting personal information and reporting online abuse.