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1 to 1 iPAD


1 to 1 iPad

Subiaco Primary School

Subiaco Primary School iPad Guide


What iPad is suitable?

Requirements for students to engage fully in the 1:1 iPad Classroom

  • Device must be an iPad (6th generation minimum)
  • Should be an iPad Pro or newer
  • iPad must have iOS13 installed (minimum)
  • iPad must have at least 32GB of data storage (128GB preferred)
  • The iPad must come to school with a protective case
  • An Apple Pencil or Logitech Crayon is recommended
  • Headphones are required
  • All apps, as specified on the app list, must already be installed on the iPad.
  • Students take their iPad to Mrs Foster (library) to connect to the school Wi-Fi.

If you have any queries please contact Peter Hayward at Subiaco Primary School –

2021 Parent Info PresentationiPad GuideVisit Winthrop Australia Website


How to Identify which iPad Model you have

On the back of your iPad in the lower centre section, under the word iPad is the capacity (16, 32 or 64GB). Below the storage is the fine print about the iPad. You will see ‘Model’ and a 5 character model number beginning with the letter ‘A’.

Identify Your Model Info 


Accounts and Management

School Wi-Fi and Internet Connection
Student iPads will be connected to the school Wi-Fi when at school.

Our Internet connection at Subiaco Primary School is filtered through The Department of Education – Winthrop install an additional layer of restrictions on our iPads.

During the first week of school, families are encouraged to bring their iPad to the library to have their Wi-Fi settings configured. We cannot filter 3G, 4G or 5G and they must be disabled at school.

Parents may wish to set up an appropriate rating based on their family values and restrict content whilst using, as the iPads will also be used at home.



In order to fully participate in the iPad program, there are a number of Apps required. Please ensure the full compliment of apps from the list provided are installed ready to be used.
We recommend parents use an Apple iTunes gift card to purchase the apps.
New apps may be required throughout the year and you will receive written notification in advance.
Students will only be using approved Apps at school.

Download the 2022 list of Year 4 AppsDownload the 2022 list of Year 5 AppsDownload the 2022 list of Year 6 Apps


Insurance and Protection

Your iPad is not covered by Subiaco Primary School or The Department of Education’s insurance policy.
Please check with your home and/or contents insurer if your existing cover extends to an iPad being brought to school by your child.
If you purchase your device through Winthrop Australia you may select insurance through Protectsure as an optional extra.

All Apple hardware comes with a one-year limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary telephone technical support.

It is recommended you extend your coverage further with the AppleCare Protection Plan.
An insurance indemnity form for your iPad must be signed before use at Subiaco Primary School.

A keyboard or a case with a keyboard is strongly advised.

iPad Cover
In order to keep the iPad safe and well-protected, it is compulsory for all students to purchase a recommended (or similar) iPad cover. Cases we recommend: Longitech, Otter, Case Buddy, Targus, STM case for iPad (JB HiFi). If unsure please check with us.


Cyber Safety

Cyber safety practices are a high priority at Subiaco Primary School and appropriate duty of care is extended to all our digital environments. Students and Parents also have a responsibility in this area to minimize risk or exposure to unsuitable material.

Any misuse of digital technology or online tools will be handled in line with relevant Department of Education Policies and the Subiaco Primary School’s Positive Student Behaviour Support Policy.


Digital User Agreement

All students and parents/guardians must sign a Digital User Agreement to allow their child to access digital technologies, media tools and digital learning environments established or accessed by Subiaco Primary School.

Download Digital User Agreement Yr 4-6Download Digital User Agreement Yr 1-3