Forestville Public School logo

Forestville Public School

Forestville Public School

Students aim high, give it a go and encourage others

Telephone02 9452 5444

Devices for BYOD

Proposed Device Type

  • Windows laptop or Windows convertible device (e.g. Surface Pro) with Microsoft Windows 10 operating system.
  • Minimum screen size 10.6"
  • Maximum weight: under 2Kg
  • Runs both apps and programs
  • has 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz dual band wireless to access the school network
  • 6-hour battery life minimum so it lasts a 6-hour school day. Look for a modern processor to help stretch battery life further
  • USB ports
  • Intel Core™ i3, Core™ i5 and Core™ i7 in Windows machines 
  • Protective case
  • At least 128GB of storage hard drive and 8GB RAM.
  • Device must have 5GHz 802.11n, this is dual band wireless and should be marked as 802.11ac (We also support a/b/g/n – not as reliable and can be slow). If the device is ONLY 2.4GHz, it will not work on the DoE network.
  • Windows platform should run at least Microsoft Security Essentials
  • Inbuilt camera and microphone

Information about the Department's Internet provision for students and our wifi upgrade can be found here.