The Mount Gravatt High 1to1 laptop program has seen a lot of change in the
way that student’s access technology and also in the way teachers are
delivering teaching in the classroom.
Given the success of the program and large financial
investment the school has made to the upkeep of devices and also the whole
school infrastructure we desire to ensure the long term viability of the 1 to1
As such the school has introduced a BYO program for Senior School (Years 10-12). The Junior School (Years 7-9) will continue
with a school provided device.
With the introduction of a BYO program in Senior School
parents and students will be given the opportunity where they can choose a
device from Education Queensland approved vendors and access special pricing
and additional warranty and insurances not available to the retail market. These devices are fully owned and remain your
Parents of Senior Students can access the Education
Queensland approved vendors online purchase portals via the links below:
Acer - Please note the Acer BYO portal is currently down we are working with our provider to have this restored as soon as possible.
Access Key: mtgravattshs
Please also have a read of the information guide that will answer most questions you may have in relation to the schools policies around the BYO laptop program.
BYO Parent Information Guide
Please note the following processes when purchasing a BYO
Years 10 - 12 only
Select one of the available DELL or ACER devices from the above web portal links.
Each of these devices include 3 year next business day onsite warranty as well as accidental damage protection. Please have a read of the relevant documentation that outlines the policy i.e. what is covered and what is not.
Once you have placed an order through the website direct with the manufacture it will take approximately 2 weeks for delivery (over Christmas period delivery can take up to 4-6 weeks).
Delivery will be to your nominated address i.e. home
All laptops will come with the standard manufacture software only i.e. windows operating system
When your laptop arrives please bring it to the IT help desk at school where we will install all of the required school software.
BYO devices will throughout the year continue to be supported by the IT help desk in the same way school provided devices have always been serviced. The IT department will continue to troubleshoot minor software issues with the students and should a manufacture warranty or accidental damage claim need to be logged we will provide a report home for parental permission before we log a job on your behalf. This enables the school to be the central place for all issues including warranty and or damages to be repaired without requiring a technician to come out to your home.
Should you have any questions please send an email to BYO@mtgravattshs.eq.edu.au
Note: Information is
being updated regularly. Please check
this page for updates.