Laptops, iPads and Textbooks Ordering Textbooks Campion Bellbird Books are the preferred book supplier for MLC School. Orders are to be prepaid by credit card or cheque Order online from Campion Books Student Laptops and iPads IPads are introduced in Year 4, with laptops from Year 7 as part of MLC School’s commitment to integrating technology into learning. All senior students are asked to use their own Apple laptops. The recommended laptop is the MacBook Air or MacBook Pro Retina with the following minimum requirements: 256GB Hard Disk Drive 8GB RAM Accidental Theft and Damage insurance 3 Year AppleCare+ protection Laptops and iPads can be purchased via the MLC School Procurement Portal – https://shop.compnow.com.au/school/mlcsyd The IT Department does not recommend the 12” MacBook as there is only a single port for both power and USB connections. Please ensure that this machine is purchased within Australia as the School has found that the warranty on machines purchased outside of Australia may not be honoured by Apple. MLC School provides: Full wireless connection across the whole campus High speed Internet access for all users Network storage facilities for student work Provision of a full suite of licensed IT applications which give flexibility in the process, presentation and storage of learning experiences Provision of student-based email for communication Specialist training in and access to high-end applications Onsite Help Desk and online ticketing system Onsite warranty/repair centre for students’ convenience Loan laptop pool All student devices must include the extended three-year warranty offered by Apple and be covered by an Accidental Theft and Damage insurance policy. IT Department MLC School has a fully equipped IT Department who all work together to cover various aspects of this important part of your daughter's education.