South Island School 1:1 Laptop Programme


South Island School Laptop Programme


Adobe CC Education License Annual Subscription

South Island School 1:1 Laptop Programme

South Island School (SIS) is committed to a 1 student to 1 laptop initiative with the goal of enhancing and expanding the learning opportunities for all students. SIS opted for Apple computers after careful analysis of a variety of computing products, services and pedagogical needs. The School ICT infrastructure and e-resources are set up for the Mac platform.

All students at SIS must have a MacBook Air (recommended for Years 7 to 9) or MacBook Pro Laptop. MacBook is an essential piece of equipment for day-to-day learning and communications in school. The school’s ICT Centre cannot provide support to other brand-name laptops except MacBook.

Please note that only MacBooks purchased through the school online order platform will be supported by the Apple service counter at school.

To help you with our 1:1 Laptop Programme, the order process, and options available to you, please see the links below or contact our ICT Centre at

Zurich Insurance (Optional)

If you have questions about a new or existing policy, please call: 2903 9300 or email:

Accidents happen. No matter how careful you are with your laptop, there is always a chance that something may happen. In recognition of this possibility, South Island School has partnered with Zurich Insurance to provide low-cost accidental damage and loss insurance coverage*.

If you wish to purchase this insurance, it must be done within 3 weeks after the laptop is collected by the student/parent.

Insurance for the laptop is renewable yearly (by an individual invitation letter from Zurich prior to the policy expiry). Zurich reserves the right to decline any renewal based on business considerations.  For laptop insurance matters, please quote your policy number and contact:

Hotline: 2968 2288

*Insurance coverage is only available for laptops purchased through the school’s 1:1 Laptop Programme

Adobe Creative Cloud Education License Annual Subscription (2023-24)

South Island School is offering our students the Adobe Creative Cloud annual subscription license at a very special education discount. Year 7-9 students already have a subscription for 2023-24. The application is optional for Years 10 – 13 students for their coursework. Students can enjoy the special rate by purchasing through the SIS Online Shop


This license is exclusive for SIS students only and the subscription will be invalid when the student leaves school and no pro-rata refund will be available.

In addition, this license is targeted for MacOS, and technical support will only be provided to computers with MacOS, not to Windows, Linux, or other operating systems. The license will automatically expire at the end of the school year, with the current license automatically expiring on June 2024.

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