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The Crypt School is pleased to offer parents of students in year 7 & 8 the option to opt into our iPad Scheme. This scheme allows students to use an iPad during the school day to enhance their learning and develop their academic ability. All staff also have been issued an iPad and have embedded them into their lessons, to make them more engaging and interactive.
We have chosen the iPad based on three main reasons:
It is proven that the use of an iPad in the classroom allows a lesson to become personalised based on the students ability and needs. Students are also able to work at their own pace and review notes they make in lessons at home – without having the extra weight of exercise books.
The iPads allow our lessons to become more interactive, allowing every student, ether confident or not, to participate in a lesson and engage into class discussions.
Prepared for future careers:
According to surveys done by Open Colleges, 86% of students believe that tablets can help them study more effectively.
The use of technology in the classroom, allows students to learn fundamental IT skills that are now compulsory when searching for early employment.
Below are a series of useful links with information help students using their iPad.
Will I need an Apple ID?
We will create a Managed Apple ID for you, giving you 200GB of free cloud storage space. We will also download a variety of school apps directly to your iPad and make other apps available using our own self-service app portal.
Will I be allowed to take the iPad home?
Yes, all students can take their iPads home with them at the end of the school day. iPads must be fully charged ready for school the next day.
Can I print from the iPad?
Staff and Students are able to print from the iPad using PaperCut which is an App on your homescreen. You will need to open the PaperCut app and sign in using your school username and password in order to send a print job to the follow-me printing network.
Can I access my files on the iPad?
Yes, you are able to access your files that you created on a computer using Foldr. This app is preinstalled onto your iPad. Just enter the server name foldr.crypt.gloucs.sch.uk and then enter your computer username and password. You can also access Foldr via the web at https://foldr.crypt.gloucs.sch.uk/home/files
All Year 7 iPads are provided by Western Computer and are covered by 2 years insurance. Please click on the link below and fill in the claim form. And hand the device in to IT Services at school.
Please note that for the first claim no excess is required, however subsequent claims are charged at £50.
Students who are in year 8 (September 2017 entry) will need to collect an insurance forum from IT Services (Due to a different insurance company being used).
*Please note: MendIT, CPU Claims and The Crypt School reserve the right to refuse any insurance claims.*
If you need to purchase additional accessories for the iPad, please see our price list below. You can order these additional items from IT Services.