BYOD iPad Program

Our Lady Star of the Sea operates a 1:1 Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) iPad program from Years 3-6. We highly value engaging and rich learning experiences through effective technology integration and hope to promote and advance critical skills of creativity, collaboration, communicating and problem solving, essential skills for 21st century learners. We believe that a BYOD approach can help empower students and their growth as learners.

Some student thoughts about BYOD and their learning......

**Parent Program information

BYOD parent info 2022

BYOD required apps 2021 (*Yr 5 & 6 only)

BYOD information booklet

iPads in Education - some intersting articles

Why would I buy my child a tablet device for school? 

How classrooms are benefiting from Apple's tablets.

iPads improve classroom learning, study finds. 

iPads in the classroom - What the reasearch says

iPads in the classroom improve education


iPads at home - Some helpful parenting information

Reducing screen time: How to “get your ‘no’ on”!

iParent eSafety Parent Guide

Digital Parenting And Setting Boundaries

Finding the balance - iPads at home

Screen time monitoring apps

'Screen time' iOS 12 feature 


Some useful resources relating to Cyber Safety

Student Internet and iPad user agreement

Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner –

Kids Helpline –
Beyond Blue –
Tune in not out –
Reachout –
Think You Know –
eHeadspace –


Technical help and instructions

Apple ID for a child via Family Sharing

Apple ID and Family Sharing

Setting parental restrictions

All about iPad settings

Creating a Google account

Safe Searching in Google

Safe Searching in Youtube