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Bring your own iPad

1:1 BYO iPads – Information and Purchasing

For Years 4 – 6 in 2024


We recommend the 10th and 9th Generation iPads. There are two different storage options, both of which are suitable. This is the Wi-Fi version.


Official Apple iPad Information:


iPad 10th Gen (10.9”) 64GB retail price:  $749 (as of 16/10/2023)

iPad 10th Gen (10.9”) 256GB retail price:  $999 (as of 16/10/2023)

iPad 9th Gen (10.2”) 64GB retail price:  $549 (as of 16/10/2023)

iPad 9th Gen (10.2”) 256GB retail price:  $799 (as of 16/10/2023)


The school only uses Wi-Fi versions of iPads. If students bring cellular versions of the iPad to school, they are not allowed to have a SIM card installed for safety and security reasons.

Please ensure each iPad is stored in a drop-proof case. Keyboards and styluses are not required but are optional accessories.


If your family already has an iPad Air 3rd Generation or iPad mini 5th Generation (or newer) and you would like to send this to school with your child, you do not need to purchase a new device at this time.


North Kalgoorlie Primary School does not endorse any particular store to purchase iPads from. If you are purchasing a new iPad, there are options available locally and online.


Local suppliers:  Retravision and Harvey Norman.


Online suppliers: Apple Online Store

                               Solutions IT Portal*


*We have organised purchasing portal access to Solutions IT, an education iPad supplier, who is offering a discounted price. To access this portal, enter the above website and then choose BYOD Portal Login. The school code NKPS6430 can then be entered to access the store. A discount is also applied to iPad accessories available.


We encourage parents to consider taking out cover or including the iPad in their insurance where possible as the iPad is brought to school at your own risk. 


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