Umina Beach Public School

Soar High

Telephone02 4341 1630


BYOD for learning at Umina Beach Public School

Umina Beach Public School operates a BYOD program for students in Years 4, 5 and 6. Students can bring in specified devices including Chromebooks, laptops with excellent battery life (Windows 10) and iPads (Not recommended). The Department of Education provides filtered internet access using our school's Wi-Fi and teachers provide the learning activities.


Student Agreement: The Student Agreement must be  must be signed by all students in Years 4,5 and 6 and their parent or care giver and returned to the school to allow internet access and participation in the BYOD program.  - Download Student Agreement (coming soon)

School Procedures: This document provides details about our BYOD program and the use of digital devices in our school. - Download School Procedures (coming soon)

BYOD Parent Letter: This document contains information about our BYOD program including usage and device specifications - Download BYOD Parent Letter

Purchase Chromebooks Online

Families have the option to purchase Chromebooks directly through HP as part of our parent portal. However, we also suggest looking at other retailers such as JBHIFI, Harvey Norman, Officeworks etc as well.

Permitted Devices (NO ANDROID DEVICES)

Device Specifications

  • Chromebook laptop or
  • Windows 10 laptop or
  • Apple Mac with latest OS
  • Minimum 6 hours battery life - very important!
  • Wifi
  • Chrome browser installed - this is free from Google
  • Anti-virus
  • Secure carry case is recommended


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