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Sixth Form Loan Device

Every Sixth Form student is provided with a one-to-one device to support independent study and learning both in lessons and outside of school.

Currently we have three diffrent Windows 10 devices in Service for our Sixth Form, these are: Microsoft Surface 3, Asus Transformer Mini and Lenovo 300e (2nd Gen)

Students must complete a Device Loan form before being issued a device.

Surface 3

View more details about the Surface 3.

Asus Mini

View more details about the Asus mini.

Lenovo 300e

View more details about the lenovo 300e

Device Loan Form

Click here to view and download the form.


Microsoft Surface 3

Power button

Press the power button to turn your Surface 3 on. When your Surface is on, press and hold the power button to shut down. You'll also use the power button to put your Surface to sleep, and to wake it when you're ready to start working again.

Windows button


The Windows button takes you to the Start screen, where you can open your apps quickly, look for files on your Surface, or search for info the web. If you're already at Start, the Windows button takes you back to the last app you were using.


Use the 10.8 ClearType full HD display, with its 3:2 aspect ratio and 1920 x 1280 resolution display, to watch HD movies, browse the web, and use your favorite apps.

10-point multi-touch lets you use your fingers to select, zoom, and move things around.


Flip out the three-position kickstand and work or play comfortably at your desk, on the couch, or while giving a hands-free presentation.

Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Surface 3 supports standard Wi-Fi protocols (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) and Bluetooth® 4.0. Connect to a wireless network and use Bluetooth devices such as mice, printers, and headsets.


Surface 3 features an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, and a 3.5-megapixel, fixed-focus, front-facing camera. Both cameras record video in 1080p, with a 16:9 aspect ratio (widescreen). Front and back privacy lights help make sure there are no surprises.


Use the front-facing microphone for calls and recordings.

Stereo speakers

Stereo speakers with Dolby® enhanced sound let you listen to music, podcasts, and audio books.

Ports and connectors

Surface 3 has the ports you expect in a full-feature laptop.

  • Full-size USB 3.0 port

    Connect a USB accessory like a mouse, printer, Ethernet adapter, USB drive, or smartphone.


  • Micro USB charging port

    Charge your Surface 3 using the Micro USB charging port and included Micro USB power supply. 


  • MicroSD card slot

    Use the microSD card slot and a microSD card (sold separately) for extra storage and transferring files.


  • Mini DisplayPort version 1.1

    Share what's on your Surface screen by connecting it to an HDTV, monitor, or projector. (Video adapters are sold separately.) 


  • 3.5 mm headset jack

    Plug in your favorite headset for a little more privacy when listening to music or conference calls.


  • Cover connectors

    Click in a thin, light, backlit keyboard. The Surface 3 Type Cover (sold separately) also helps protect the touchscreen. 


Asus Transformer Mini



10.1 inch, 16:10 format, 1280 x 800 px resolution, IPS, touch



Intel Cherry Trail-T Atom X5-Z8350



Intel HD


4 GB DDR3 (soldered)



64 GB eMMC (soldered)



Wireless AC, Bluetooth 4.1

Ports1 x USB 3.0, 1 x microUSB, 1 x microHDMI, mic/earphone, 2 MPx front-camera, fingerprint sensor



30 Wh

Operating system


Windows 10





259 mm or 10.19” (w) x 170 mm or 6.69” (d) x 6.9 mm or 0.32” (h)

Tablet + Folio:


~15 mm or 0.59″ (h)





0.535 kg or 1.17 lbs

Tablet + Keyboard Folio:


0.79 kg or 1.746 lbs


Lenovo 300e (2nd Gen)


Intel® Celeron® N4100 (1.10GHz, up to 2.40GHz with Burst Technology, 4MB Cache)

Operating System

Windows 10 Home 64

Display Type

11.6" HD (1366 x 768) touchscreen, anti-glare, 250 nits


4GB LPDDR4 2133MHz (Soldered)

Hard Drive



1 Year Depot or Carry-in

AC Adapter

45 watt AC


Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 600


3 Cell Li-Polymer 42Wh


Bluetooth® 5.0


720p HD


Lenovo Active Pen


US English

Pointing Device

ClickPad + Active Pen


Intel® 9560 802.11AC (2 x 2)

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