Laptops for Learning
Playford International College expects all students to have their own laptop from 2017.
To view the current 2018 options, please clink the link: Laptops for Learning 2018
Option 1 (Most Recommended):
Brand new Dell Touchscreen Chromebook. Cost $150 per year ($3 per week) for 3 years. This Chromebook has a 13-hour battery life and high performance specifications developed for the school’s IT network, the Google Educational Suite and external Internet access. Accidental damage insurance and 48-hour loan replacement is also provided through the school. At the end of a 3 year lease you have the option to own the device. Centrepay or part payment through the school is available via a signed agreement if required
Option 2: Purchase your Own Chromebook.
Many devices are available from a range of retailers and prices/quality vary. If choosing this option, please ensure that your laptop is a Dell Chromebook. Please check with the school that any device being considered meets the minimum specifications required for connection to the school’s network.
Option 3: 2nd Hand School Device. Cost $75 per year ($1.50 per week).
A basic device is provided for the school year. Quality and performance between devices will vary depending on the age and brand of the device. Centrepay or part payment is not available with this option.
Option 4: Free Loan Laptop.
In cases of extreme financial hardship, the school can provide students with a free 2nd hand device for the school year. Please provide the school with written correspondence and evidence of hardship to be considered for this option.