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Laptop Information

At McAuley Catholic College, we want our students to be confident, connected, actively involved, lifelong learners, and technology is a critical component in 21st century learning.

All students are required to bring their own computing device to school every day.


How does it work?

  • From 2017 all students in Year 7 are expected to purchase a Chromebook from the portal below.
    • This device comes with 3 years onsite warranty and 3 years Accidental Damage Protection* ($60.50 excess for ADP claims) and will take them through to the beginning of Year 10 when they should purchase a new device.
  • Currently, students in all other years (Years 8-12) are asked to provide a laptop which is suitable for daily use. A range of College supported laptops can also be purchased through the Somerville Group and these also come with  3 years onsite warranty and 3 years Accidental Damage Protection* ($60.50 excess for ADP claims).
    • If you choose to bring a laptop of your own choosing the school will not support or warranty the device – it’s your own laptop.
    • All students are required to sign a Laptop User and Policy Agreement that sets out how the device can be used at school.

* Please note that Accidental Damage Protection does not cover against loss or theft. Parents/Carers should check against their own  insurance policies and make suitable arrangements if they wish.


Year 7 Laptop Information – UPDATED July 2017

Year 10 Laptop Information UPDATED March 2017

Laptop Policy and User Agreement – UPDATED February 2016

College Supported Chromebook cost and specifications for 2017

College Supported laptop (currently Years 8-12) cost and specifications for 2017


Order a College Supported laptop

The portal for ordering College Supported Laptops is currently closed while we wait for new prices from our supplier. As soon as these arrive we will arrange for the portal to be reopened.

Once the portal is reopened parents and carers should follow this link and use the following information to log in.

Access Code – mcguser
Password – mcguser

If you experience any problems ordering a laptop please feel free to contact Peter Horan from The Somerville Group on 0284254000 or PeterH@somerville.com.au