Year 7

Caroline Chisholm College will be continuing with a 1:1 BYOD program for students in Year 7. The aim of the program is to give your daughter the option to use a device she is comfortable with and use it as a tool to give her more ownership over her learning. It will equip her with the ability to produce quality learning tasks using creativity and imagination, in ways previously inconceivable.

Based on feedback from the BYOD program, the College has implemented a “Laptop First” policy supporting Apple Macbooks, Windows compatible laptops (including convertibles i.e. Surface Pro 3) that meet the minimum specifications of the College.

Purchasing your device


  1. Your device choice meets the minimum specifications
  2. Check out the JB-HiFi BYOD Purchase Portal page
  3. Download the device purchase checklist

Remember to consider protective casing, weight, durability, insurance and warranty.



etextbookStudents will be taken through the process of how to access their e-textbooks for each of their subjects at the start of the year. The fee for these resources will be included in the first set of school fees.




Office 365 Subscription

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All students will have access to a Microsoft Office 365 Subscription. Please click here for more information.