BYOD Requirements

The following are 2022 - 23 Bring your Own Device (BYOD) requirements for Grades 7 - 12.

Required Hardware

  • A Laptop: Mac or PC

    • MacBook Air / MacBook Pro running macOS 11 (Big Sur) or later (Apple Silicon or Intel)

    • PCs running Windows 10 20H2 or later with a 64-bit processor (AMD or Intel)

    • Chromebooks are not currently supported due to software limitations

  • Video Output (ability to connect a laptop to a projector) - HDMI or USB-C Recommended

  • 5GHz Wireless Internet Connectivity

  • Power Adapter

  • Built-In Webcam

Minimum Hardware Recommendations
The school has increased the minimum hardware requirements due to the demands of video involvement in online learning.  Recently purchased devices that do not meet these specifications will probably work, but we cannot guarantee it.

  • MacBook / PC

    • Intel i5 / AMD Equivalent (or higher) Quad-Core Processor

    • 8 GB RAM (or higher)

    • 256 GB SSD (or higher)

    • Accidental Damage Warranty (Strongly Recommended)

Required Software

  • Regularly Updated Antivirus Software

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC (Free)

  • Web Browser - Google Chrome

  • Zoom

St. Anne’s-Belfield School is committed to ensuring all students have laptops at home and School and will assist families as needed to facilitate this access.

Read the 2022 - 23 Technology Letter