1:1 BYOD Laptop Specifications
If you are looking to buy/supply your own laptop for our PLPS BYOD 1:1 program it needs to meet the specifications below. Please ensure that you read the specifications below before you purchase an alternative laptop for your child. To check and compare with those offered via the portal see
Any non-portal device will be reimaged. This means that the operating system, all data, apps and settings will be removed and replaced with the PLPS eduSTAR Windows 10 image. It is recommended to create a USB recovery of the operating system, and if necessary back up any data before providing the laptop to the school, however best effort will be made to restore all devices when leaving the school.
Any suitable non portal devices can be used as part of the 1:1 program, however setup is subject to the school technician’s availability so may take some time and will be subject to workload. This may take several weeks, as non-standard devices may encounter driver issues and other unforeseen problems.
Please consider these issues and specifications when making an alternative purchase to those offered via the portal.
What are the minimum specifications of the device?
The PLPS 1:1 BYOD Program is based on the DET eduSTAR image. As such it requires a Windows laptop or tablet. Apple or Android devices (e.g. iPads or Chromebooks) are not supported.
Please ensure the following when providing a device to the school for imaging: