O'Connor Catholic College is a co-educational high school, from years 7 to 12, and a systemic school in the Diocese of Armidale. It began in 1975 with the amalgamation of two of Armidale's longest established schools - St Ursula's College (est. 1882) and De La Salle College (est. 1906). The School occupies the site of the former De La Salle College.
O’Connor Catholic College, Armidale, will once again integrate iPads into the curriculum for Year 8. This will take place via a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. All students involved are asked to bring a device that meets the following standards and the accessories listed.
Year 8 Students in 2014 will need the following;
- iPad 2 16GB WiFi (minimum required)
- Protective case
- To pay iPad levy for the purchase of apps provided by the school.
Initial setup will take place at O’Connor Catholic College early term 1 2014.
This will involve the setup of provided Apps, profiles for management, system settings for access to the wireless network and other data like PDF versions of textbooks.
Of course there are many options for the purchase of Apple iPads;
- Mac 1 local premium reseller, has O’Connor specific school bundles available and after sale support Oconnor 2013 1-1 Parent Funded Flyer - iPad.
- Retail Providers – Harvey Norman, DSE, Big W.
- Online vendors – kogan.com
Our School now has our own Skoolbag iPhone and Android App to help us communicate more effectively with our Parent/Student community. We are asking parents/students to install our Skoolbag School App. To install it, just search for our school name "O'Connor Catholic College Armidale" in either the Apple App Store, or Google Play Store.