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Apple ID

An Apple ID is the login used for just about everything to do with Apple, including using iCloud to store your content, downloading apps from the App Store, and buying songs, movies, and TV shows from the iTunes Store. Each iPad will need to be associated with an Apple ID. Without access to the Apple ID, students will be unable to download Apps and textbooks that we deploy through our mobile device manager.If your child already has an iDevice with an associated (unique) Apple ID, the same Apple ID can be used on her iPad. If she does not have an Apple ID, one must be setup prior to the start of the school year.

Creating an Apple ID for Use on an iPad

All students using an iPad at school need to have their own Apple ID on their iPad so that they can utilise their own iCloud storage space (not sharing it with other family members) and take ownership of all their Apps, particularly those supplied by the school. Additionally, students should not be receiving messages or content intended for other family members.

Children under 13 years of age are not allowed to create an Apple ID themselves. There are a number of ways that an Apple ID can be created for Primary school Children’s use including credit card dependent parent managed Family Sharing, and credit card free parent managed Apple IDs for Students.
The College prefers that Parents create an individual Apple ID for their Child’s exclusive use. If you have received your daughter’s @saintpatricks.nsw.edu.au email account, then please use this account. Otherwise, setup an iCloud account during the Apple ID creation process. 
Parents are asked to setup their child’s Apple ID (iCloud account) using either; the Parent Managed Apple ID which requires the Parent to own an iOS 8 iPhone for with an attached credit card (refer to instructions 'Creating a Parent Managed Apple ID For Students') or simply a credit-card free Apple ID as shown in the instructions in this document.