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iPad Apps

Apple and iOS

Apple’s walled garden App Store, where applications are fully vetted before being made available to customers, has prevented widespread malware infection of iOS users. As a centralized point of distribution, the App Store provides users with confidence that the apps they download have been tested and validated by Apple.

iPad Apps
The iPad comes preloaded with only a very basic applications (apps). We recommend you purchase more apps to enhance the use of the iPad.

Purchase of Apps
To purchase apps, we recommend crediting your itunes account using iTunes gift cards. These are available from most big retail chains, including Woolworths, Coles, Big W, K-Mart Target etc. You can also use a Credit Card in iTunes. However, to keep a track of how much your child might spend, we recommend the use of the Gift Cards.

Required Apps

App Name Paid / Free Link
Pages
Pages is a word processing app for the ipad. It allows you to create documents. The app allows you to open and export to Microsoft Word format. It wil also allow you to connect to your home drive via webdav.
Free1/Paid Pages - Apple
Keynote
An excelent presentation too for your ipad. It allows you to open and export files to Microsoft Power Point format. With great formatting options it’s the perect tool for your next oral assignment. It will alow you to save directly to your home drive via webdav.
Free1/Paid Keynote - Apple
Bible
Hundreds of Bible versions, hundreds of reading plans, dozens of languages. Add your own highlights, bookmarks, and public or private notes. Customize your experience for easy reading.
Free Bible - LifeChurch.tv
UCB & Vision Radio
UCB Australia brings you loads of fresh Christian content to listen, read and watch all in one app – connecting faith to your life every day.
Free UCB & Vision Radio
Google Drive
Get started with Google Drive for free and have all your files within reach from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. All your files in Drive – like your videos, photos, and documents – are backed up safely so you can’t lose them. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files or folders.
Free Google Drive
DS File
This app will allow you to connect and browse files stored on your home drive. For more instructions on how to do this, see the how to guide located on the iPad How To Page.
Free DS file - Synology Inc.
Mathletics
Mathletics is a maths game that allows students to learn maths, while having fun. Giving students the oportunity to take on students from all over the world.
Free Mathletics Student - 3P Learning
CALC

It’s a calculator.

Free Mathletics Student - 3P Learning
iBooks
iBooks is an amazing way to download and read books. iBooks includes the iBookstore, where you can download the latest bestselling books or your favorite classics – day or night.
Free iBooks - Apple

Subject Specific2

App Name Paid / Free Link
PDF Expert
PDF Expert 5 is a must-have app for anyone who reads, annotates or edits PDF documents on iPad or iPhone. It allows you to mark up documents with highlights and handwriting, insert text and stamps, sign and even merge PDFs. Moreover, PDF Expert 5 is the best choice for filling out PDF forms right on your iPad and iPhone.
Paid PDF Expert - Fill forms, annotate PDFs - Readdle
iMovie
So you want to create a short video for your next presentation. Here is the app for you. You can easily edit video, adding sound effects, video effects and more.
Paid iMovie - Apple
Garage Band
GarageBand turns your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go.
Paid GarageBand - Apple
Guitar Tuna
The Ultimate Free Tuner for Guitar, Bass and Ukulele with Chord tab game and Metronome
Paid Guitar Tuna – Yousician Ltd
Autodesk SketchBook
Autodesk® SketchBook® is a professional-grade painting and drawing application designed for all your iOS devices. With the same paint engine as its powerful desktop counterpart, SketchBook delivers fluid pencils and sophisticated brushes in a simple and easy-to-use interface. SketchBook allows you to capture everything from your smallest doodles to your biggest ideas all in one place, no matter where you are.
Free Autodesk SketchBook - Autodesk Inc.
Stepping Stones Digital Books
Digital version of the printed student workbooks to accompany the ORIGO Stepping Stones core mathematics program. This student book app allows students to complete their school work on iPad, save and submit electronically to the teacher. Used by Grade 5 and 6.
Paid Stepping Stones Digital Books
A+ Spelling Test
This app helps students to learn to spell better.
Free A+ Spelling Test
Numbers
Numbers allows you to create spreadsheet on your ipad. The app allows you to open and export to Microsoft Exel format. It will also allow you to connect to your home drive via webdav.
Free1/Paid Numbers - Apple
Adobe Voice
Voice helps you create stunning animated videos in minutes. No filming – just talk to tell your story. Pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images to show your ideas and Voice automatically adds cinematic motion and a soundtrack. Persuade, inform and inspire anyone online. Make an impact.
Free Numbers - Apple

1Pages, Numbers and Keynote are free on the App Store for qualifying iOS 8–compatible devices with initial activation on or after 1 September 2013.
2 Check with your teachers first before purchasing.