Information Technology

Bayside Christian College is committed to incorporating ICT into learning in a meaningful and cost-effective manner.

The Australian Curriculum is designed around developing core competencies in literacy, numeracy, ethics, creative and critical thinking, ICT and intercultural understanding. Development of all of these competencies is critical for the academic success of our students. Integration of technology into the classroom is essential for students to develop many of these competencies.

Primary ICT (Prep-Year 6)

Bayside seeks to have an educational environment that allows students to use technology to enhance their learning in a manner that reflects and upholds the College purposes. To accomplish this goal, the College is committed to educating students about digital citizenship from Prep onwards, helping students learn how to be smart, safe and responsible online.

ICT is fully integrated into the Primary School curriculum and used to enhance learning in subjects including: literacy, numeracy, LOTE, music, visual media; and, IT-specific topics such as email, coding and robotics.

Prep-Year 2
Years 3-6
Computer Lab

Chromebook Program (Years 7-9)

From Years 7-9, students enter our Chromebook Program, which supports students to develop their God-given gifts, establishing an engaging learning environment that makes use of e-books and other online educational resources for collaboration and communication.

Students are issued with a Chromebook by the College in Years 7-9 under a low-cost rental agreement (part of the fee structure), which includes comprehensive warranty and accidental damage protection insurance, as well as on-site IT support and assistance. 

Why Chromebooks?
Your Chromebook
G Suite Apps
FAQ

BYOD (Years 11-12)

Bayside provides a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) program for all students in Years 11-12. This program allows students to use an authorised IT device to aid and improve their learning opportunities at the College.  Although available, this program is being maintained to allow current year 11 &12 students to progress without having to but a new device for the remaining time at school.

It is mandatory for all incoming Year 10 students to acquire their devices through 1-to-1 program with Mac devices from the school. The Mac program is also available as an option for Year 11 and 12 students at the beginning of Term 1, 2020.

BYOD Policies
Approved Devices
Leasing a Device
BYOD Ordering Portal

Cybersafety / eSmart

Because we recognise that online safety is an increasingly important factor in the wellbeing of our students, Bayside is a certified eSmart School and takes a holistic approach to cybersafety. Each year, the College provides cybersafety programs and resources for our students, teachers, parents and the wider community seeking to provide safer online environments both at school and home. 

The full College Cybersafety Policy can be viewed here.

Guidelines
schoolTV.me
Cyberbullying
Parental Controls

Support / Help Desk

Technical support is available at the College through the ICT Department for all students from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday. Our ICT technicians are located in the ICT office at the back of the Library. Students may visit the ICT office before school, during recess, at lunch-time or after school. 

Students and parents may also request assistance from the ICT Department by logging a request on the BCC Help Desk or sending an email to support@baysidecc.vic.edu.au.

Chromebook Support
BYOD Support
Help Desk
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