Please note: iPads must have a case and screen protector in place in order to be covered under our insurance policy.  To avoid having to pay repair charges, please ensure the protector is not removed under any circumstances.

 

Guide for Parents 2018

Parental Agreement Terms

Information will be distributed to parents of year 7 pupils in the near future. For pupils starting in other years please contact the finance office to discuss signing up to the scheme.

Important

  • Significant discounts are available for pupils who are currently entitled to free school meals, and for those who have claimed free school meals in the last 6 years.
  • Parents who have more than one child in the school are entitled to a 25% discount on additional devices.

Creating an Apple ID

iPad tdrugged webFor pupils we have created managed Apple IDs which give access to the essential iCloud services. However, these cannot be used to purchase apps. All apps essential for school working will either be installed automatically or available through our internal App Portal.

In years 9 above above:
If you do wish to allow your child to download or purchase additional apps you will need to create a personal Apple ID to use in the App Store. The following instructions will guide you through creating an Apple ID without the requirement of a credit card or other payment method.

Even if your child is using an iPad purchased outside if the school scheme, we will need to enrol devices into the school's management system. The first part of this process is known as 'Supervision'. This gives us additional functionality allowing us to remotely install apps and clear forgotten passcodes etc. This will also allow staff to use Apple's new teaching tools to enhance learning in the classroom.

Supervision can only be carried out on a fresh iPad so if your child's iPad has already been set up and used we will need to reset it. This will wipe all content and data from the device. If you wish to save any data please see the instructions below for common items. If you are concerned about losing data which is not mentioned below pelase ask your child to discuss this with ICT Support when they hand in their iPad.

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