Southbridge is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) School for Grade 6 to Grade 10.

Students will use these devices in class to enhance their learning through use of different types of digital resources and will also learn how to be a responsible digital citizen.

Key Information:
  • Laptops are compulsory from Grade 6 onwards
  • 2-in-1 devices are acceptable only if they have a dedicated physical keyboard
  • Tablets, such as Ipads, are not suitable
  • Southbridge International School Cambodia accepts no liability for damage or loss to student owned laptops. Students must follow school guidelines for carrying, transporting, charging, storing and using laptops.
  • Students must adhere to the Southbridge International School Cambodia
Guidelines for Device
Operating System Windows 10 in English
Wireless Wi-Fi only (NO 4G/5G)
Minimum Screen Size 11 inches
Minimum Storage 128GB (SSD preferred)
Minimum RAM 8GB
Minimum Battery Life 7 Hours
Required Accessories Headphones
Suggested Accessories Case/Cover/Sleeve/Extra charger
Maximum Device Age 3 Years

This laptop is for school and the specifications above are sufficient for your child’s needs at Southbridge. There is no need to buy a more powerful/expensive laptop with capacity for gaming.


Other operating systems, such as Mac OS or Chrome OS, are also acceptable though the school prefers Windows.

Guidance for Parents

  • Install parental controls to help you control screen time whilst at home

  • Build a routine so that the laptop must be charging and left in a public space at home every night

  • Create a workspace in an area where you can see your child work

  • Do not let children take devices into the bedroom when it is time to sleep