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Students commencing Year 7 and Year 10 in 2024 will be provided with a laptop inclusive of the software and licences required to undertake the suite of subjects on offer. The laptop will be provided for a period of 3 years upon which time an updated device will be issued to continuing students.

The College program offers families significant savings as the recommended retail price for the laptop, software, licences, equipment, and insurance is approximately $2,200.00. In addition, all laptops will receive unlimited help desk services provided by the College for the duration of the program.

Parents will be charged a levy for the provision of the laptop, software and related equipment which will be $140.00 per term and will include the following:

  • Brand and Model
  • Lenovo L13 Yoga
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 PRO 5675U, Radeon Graphics,
  • 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD PCIe-NVMe
  • 13.3” WUXGA IPS ARAS Touch (1920 x 1200)
  • Wi-Fi (2x2 802.11ax) with active pen
  • Integrated 720p HD Camera
  • Windows 10
  • Office 365
  • Adobe CC / Autodesk Suite / AV Protection
  • 3 Year NBD warranty on-site / IT Service Centre
  • 3 Year Accidental Damage Protection 100 EXS
  • Carry Bag

In addition, this cost includes the following damage covers:

  • Full warranty cover with no excess
  • Accidental damage cover with an excess of $100.00 per claim
  • Loss and theft policy with an excess of $500.00 per claim

At the end of Year 9, the laptop must be returned to the College. A separate letter explaining this process has been emailed to Year 9 parents. A new device will then be reissued at the commencement of Year 10 for the remaining three years.

At the end of Year 12, provided all charges applicable to the program have been met, the student will be allowed to retain the laptop. (At this time the laptop will be removed from the College network, all licenced software and data will be removed and it will be restored to the original factory state).


A mandatory information and distribution session will be held when school commences, to answer any final questions, collect the signed Agreements and distribute laptops to Year 7 students. Details are as follows:

Monday 22 January 2024 at 8.30am

Venue : The Colin Young Community Centre

Please note that laptops will not be issued to Year 7 students until one parent has attended the mandatory parent briefing session and both the student and parent have completed the Student Participation Agreement.


Tuesday 23 January 2024 during lessons

• Students will need to bring their laptop from Year 9 to the IT Department.

• A Student Participation Agreement must be signed by both the student and parent which will cover the period from Year 10 to Year 12.

• Please note the Year 10 Information Evening will now be held during Semester 2, and more details will be provided closer to the date.

Year 10 students will not be issued with a new laptop until the above points have been satisfied.


New students will be issued with a new laptop on Monday 22 January 2024 (Orientation Day). Please ensure your child has a Student Participation Agreement signed by both the student and parent.

The 1-to-1 Laptop Program is a compulsory program designed to best support all students. If you have any questions regarding the laptop program please contact Mr Matthew Orth, Head of Technology via email on