Find out how many devices you have and who needs one
Check your asset register/inventory to find out how many laptops and/or tablets you've got available. (If you don't have many, see our article on alternative methods for providing laptops to get a list of organisations that can help you access devices).
Start with teaching staff
Make sure they've got the equipment they need - if teachers don't have a computer they can use at home, they won't be able to do things like prepare online classes or set remote work.
Get staff to request a device by:
- Sharing a Google sheet with them and asking them add their name to it, or
- If you're a small school, sending round an email asking staff to respond
Decide which pupils to prioritise
Look at how many laptops and/or tablets you have available - if you've got a limited supply, you'll