Purchase devices, cases and insurance (if required) through the National Framework Agreement from XMA. Apps should be purchased using Apple’s Volume Purchasing Program (VPP) via the Digital Learning Team, details here.
Set up devices according to the iPad Deployment Guides here. These guides contain information about how to prepare your devices for use by staff and pupils, including the Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution Meraki. It is essential that you install Meraki on your iPads for the purposes of device/data security, app management and asset management.
Uniquely security mark all devices and accessories, both to aid identification in school by pupils, and by the police in the event of theft.