The eAcademy

Learning requirements

The following requirements are recommended to ensure all aspects of curriculum can be accessed without interruption.

Computer Hardware & Network Requirements

Device

Minimum Specifications

Internet Connection

Wi-Fi 10 Mbps (4G mobile connections are not recommended)

Desktop/Laptop

Processor: Intel Core i3 or AMD Ryzen 3
RAM: 4GB
Storage: 256GB
Operating system: MS Windows 10

Monitor/Screen

15 inches or larger

Printer

Laser or Inkjet

Scanner

Integrated with printer

Webcam

Integrated within desktop/laptop

Microphone

Integrated within desktop/laptop

Speakers or Headphones

Integrated within desktop/laptop

Computer Software Requirements

Software

Specifications

Operating System

MS Windows 10

Applications

MS Office 365 with Access
Windows Media Player or Equivalent
Image Viewer or Equivalent
MS Paint and 3D Paint
Scratch2 and CODEU
PDF Viewer
Audacity

Browser

Google Chrome or MS Edge

Learning Management System

The learning management system(LMS) is accessed through the website by logging in with credentials provided after admission finalisation.

Notes:

  1. Surface tablets are acceptable devices for The eAcademy’s online school
  2. Tablet computers and smartphones are not suitable devices for The eAcademy’s online school, they can be utilised for some tasks. However, they should not be the main medium used for learning
  3. We do not support Apple computers, however it is acceptable provided a student is able to configure the device and learn at their own discretion
  4. 4G or 5G mobile broadband are acceptable Internet connections, however as advised above for seamless and smooth learning, a Wi-Fi connection is best
  5. Other learning requirements specific to key stages or year groups will be communicated accordingly
  6. Physical resources and stationary advice will be provided, relevant to each year group during admission finalisation and induction