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One:One Device Scheme

Digital Strategy to Make Learning Last

At The Portsmouth Academy we are committed to creating lifelong learners, and in support of this our one:one device promise to your child is “Making Learning Last”, when they fire-up that device your child is choosing a blended approach to education where their device supports their learning as they progress.

We are proud of our cognitive education, we put an understanding of how the brain learns at the heart of all that we do. We know that the brain, and in particular memory, can make mistakes; our one:one device will reinforce your child’s ability to develop their memory.

What is the one:one device scheme?

Our one:one device scheme is an investment in the future of education, and this brand-new initiative is the start of a new and exciting era for The Portsmouth Academy.

Investing in this scheme is future-proofing your child for careers that may not even exist yet, it is ensuring that they leave secondary education with the right level of digital skills, and it is preparing and empowering them with the tools, and the knowledge, to meet the modern needs of further education and employers.

Our one:one devices are state-of-the-art, come pre-installed with the Microsoft Office suite, internet security and are updated regularly to keep your child safe online. They can be used as a laptop or tablet with a stylus pen for drawing and writing notes, to use in class and at home. A device they can call their own, to do their work on, store and refer back to when revising and generally get a feel for, and understanding of, using digital platforms to learn and grow.


The Device

We will be using software on our one:one devices to encourage instant feedback between students, parents and teachers. Taking the classic handwritten ‘note’ further, that feedback can be an audio or video message.

We know, without a doubt that investing in our one:one devices will have a transformative effect on your child’s personal and academic success.

The benefits of the one:one device scheme:

  • Security included for safe online use
  • Affordable payment plan
  • You will own the device after final payment
  • Security upgraded with every login
  • State-of-the-art devices – use it as a laptop or tablet with a stylus pen for drawing and writing
  • Great storage
  • Easy-to-access information to support revision and learning
  • Instant feedback – both audio and visual as well as written
  • Opportunity to upgrade to latest model after 3 years
  • Dedicated in-school IT support
  • Device replacements are quick if needed
  • You can take your device to college, sixth form, university and work when you leave – it’s yours to keep!

HP360 Specification

These amazing HP360 touchscreen laptops are small and perfectly fit into most school bags.

  • Intel Pentium processor
  • Plenty of memory
  • Integrated graphics card
  • Storage drive
  • Touchscreen with vibrant colourful display
  • WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Rechargeable battery
  • HP Webcam with integrated digital microphone
  • Dual audio speakers
  • SD media card reader
  • HDMI support
  • Headphone/microphone combo
  • USB Ports
  • Ideal size to fit in most school bags
  • Light weight to carry
  • Power supply
  • Safeguarding and online security
  • Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)



Available Payment Options (over time or one-off)

FSM/non-FSM15 months30 monthsone-off payment