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BYOD @ Walsingham

 

Technology at Walsingham is evolving in the Upper School with the implementation of a Bring Your Own Device standard for the 2017-18 school year. Within the recommended hardware parameters, such a model affords students freedom to choose a device that most closely meets individual hardware preferences and learning needs.

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The minimum configurations below are based on the intended curriculum, value for the students during their enrollment at Walsingham, and potential use in a higher education environment.

Recommended Specifications

Required Operating System

iPad Air 2 64GB Flash Storage

iOS v.9.xxx

MacBook Air 13” 1.6GHz i5 8GB RAM 128GB Flash Storage, WiFi

El Capitan (OS 11)

Microsoft Surface Pro 4  i5 8GB RAM 256GB Flash Storage

Windows 10

Laptop with Intel i5 Processor 8GB RAM 128GB Solid State or Standard Hard Drive, WiFi

Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10

 

Students who wish to have a more robust configuration are certainly able to make that personal decision and can use the specs below as a guide.

Higher End Specifications

Required Operating System

iPad Pro 9.7”  or 12.9”  128GB Flash Storage

iOS v.9.xxx

MacBook Pro 13” 2.5GHz i5 8 GB RAM 256 Gb Solid State Drive

El Capitan (OS 11)

Laptop 15.6” i5 8GB RAM   256 Gb Solid State Drive

Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10

 

Although most devices are purchased with a one-year warranty in place, students are strongly encouraged to purchase an extended warranty.

Students are responsible for the installation of antivirus and spyware protection. If an antivirus program is not configured and updated on the device, it will not be able to join the Walsingham network.

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