Carlingford High School

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BYOD information

BYOD - hardware and software information

Year 7 - 12 mandatory BYOD in 2019

In 2019 all Years 7 - 12 students are to bring an approved personal computing device to school.

The device needs to meet the specifications outlined in the school information package distributed on orientation day.

Click here for school information regarding mandatory BYOD.

All students must abide by the BYOD policy user agreement. Click here to see this information.


Portal purchasing

  • JB HiFi Education - Windows (Various), Apple iPad and Apple Macbook. Using school code: CARLINGFORDHIGHBYOD. Pickup not available from the school
  • HP BYOD Program Windows laptops, cases and bluetooth mice. Using school code: carlingfordhs

General vendors


A signed copy of the BYOD Policy must be brought into the school and given to IT Support. IT may not be available to connect you immediately but will contact you with the next available time possible.

Students must bring in their ID Card, the device to be connected charged and any administrator passwords when called upon for their appointment.

Device hardware

Currently supported

  • Windows based devices (7,8,10)
  • Mac OS
  • iOS (iPad only)

Not supported

  • Android Devices
  • Mobile phones
  • Chromebook


Dual Band WiFi (5Ghz compatible) - If you have a device that does not have a 5Ghz compatible chip you may also be able to purchase an external USB WiFi adapter, these devices are generally labelled Dual Band and will mention 5Ghz on the packaging.

Hardware keyboard - No touchscreen devices for typing.

Education software

All NSW Department of Education and Communities School students are eligible to download and licence Adobe and Microsoft software from this website. This software is only available to download onto personally owned devices.

Students will need to use their student email address to register on their first visit.

To register, click on the “Sign In” link at the top of the page and then click on the REGISTER button. A verification email will be sent to your DEC email address. To complete the registration please select the link provided below.

Note: Individual students are eligible for one download per application only.

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