Newtown High School of the Performing Arts

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)


What is BYOD?

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

BYOD is designed to give you, as students and families, the freedom to make technology choices that suit you and your circumstances.

Letter to Parents download [245KB]
Policy and Acceptance Form download [223KB]
Device Specifications download [117KB]

Finally, some things to keep in mind

  • cost
  • size
  • weight
  • insurance

Free Software for Students

As part of the DoE’s Enterprise agreement with Adobe and Microsoft, students can download and install Adobe, MS Office and Windows for free on one personally owned device.

Students will need to use their student email address to register on their first visit. To register, click on the “Sign In” link at the top of the page and then click on the REGISTER button. A verification email will be sent to your DEC email address. To complete the registration please select the link provided in the email.


NSW DEC BYOD Software Download Instructions


For more Information

You can email the school's BYOD team  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.



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