Does the learning experience involve staring at a screen all day?
No. All teachers use their professional judgement to select the most appropriate activities to support effective teaching and learning.
The choice of device which includes tablet functionality and an active stylus enables a very wide range of online learning activities to supplement offline activities. See How will the 1:1 program impact on learning activities? for benefits.
What consideration have you given to posture and ergonomics?
The School continues to explore the best ergonomic positioning and use of devices in terms of eye strain and fatigue in relation to student short and long-term wellbeing. The variety offered by the tablet functionality supports greater movement and thus associated benefits for posture.
Can my daughter be able to access social media on her 1:1 device?
No. The device is controlled by the School, which includes complete control over which apps installed on the device. Our filtering software will continue to restrict inappropriate content.