mac parent portal

by Dawson Powlowski V 4 min read

How do I use the Mac Parent Portal?

The MAC Parent Portal is a valuable web based application to keep you in touch with your child’s learning at Mount Aspiring College. By clicking on the student name (once logged in) you will be able to access: Personal Details – check that we have the correct contact details, date of birth,etc

How do I change the restrictions for my child on Mac?

So your child can't change restrictions, it's best to set a passcode on the account. Click Screen Time in System Preferences. On the left, toggle the child account. Select the Options button at the bottom left. Check the Use Screen Time Passcode box. During Downtime, only the apps you choose to allow will work for your child on Mac.

How do I set downtime for my child on Mac?

During Downtime, only the apps you choose to allow will work for your child on Mac. To set up a Downtime schedule: Click Screen Time in System Preferences. On the left, toggle the child account. Select Downtime on the left side.

How do I turn off app tracking on my child's Mac?

In Screen Time for Mac, toggle the child account. Select App Limits on the left side. On the right, uncheck the box next to each app category you no longer want to limit. To turn off app tracking, click the Turn Off button. You might want specific processes available on the Mac at all the time for your child, regardless of other restrictions.


What is screen time?

Screen Time also lets you set the amount of time you and your kids can spend each day on specific apps and websites. You can create exceptions for specific apps, like Messages or education apps, and kids can always request more time for you to approve.

What is the Find My app?

The Find My app enables offline, Wi-Fi–enabled devices to send out Bluetooth signals that can be detected by other Apple devices in use nearby. They can then relay the detected location of your missing device to iCloud so you can locate it in the app.

What are the most powerful tools ever made for learning, exploring, and staying in touch?

iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. They’re some of the most powerful tools ever made for learning, exploring, and staying in touch. Parents love them. Kids love them. And we’re continually designing new features to help make sure kids use them in the ways you want.

What is combined limit?

With Combined Limits, you can combine individual apps and websites, and even whole categories, into a single, easy-to-manage limit. Set a limit for a group of apps and websites, like games or your kids’ favorite streaming apps.

What is family sharing?

Family Sharing lets you share the things you love with the people you love, so you don’t all have to buy the same stuff over and over. It’s simple to set up and gives everyone in your family access to shared iCloud storage.

Does Apple help teachers?

Apple helps in the classroom, too. Our commitment to families doesn’t stop at your front door. Apple devices expand what’s possible in the classroom, and apps like Classroom help teachers keep students on track. Educators have access to many of the same controls you do.

Do not disturb?

Do Not Disturb eliminates distractions from calls and notifications for a specified period of time. It’s a great way to keep your kids from getting interrupted when they’re sleeping or doing homework. If you need to get through in an emergency, you can.

Contacting the School and Reporting an Absence

If parents are concerned about a student they should telephone the college office on 535 2620.

Parent Information

Term dates, voluntary school donation, BYOD, diligence criteria, stationery, and traffic information.

School Newsletter

This newsletter is a great way to stay up to date with news and events at Macleans College, as well as keeping you informed of important dates to note for the future.

Updating Student Information

If your telephone number, cellphone number, email or postal address has changed please contact the Macleans College office.


MyClassboard provides communication app for parents using which they can receive school announcements, Class assignments, Events, Progress Report Card, Pay Fee Online, Track the bus and view messages.

App Privacy

The developer, Myclassboard Educational Solutions Private Limited, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Parent Portal

Parents gateway into School Life: access reports & assessments, contact tutors & much more...

Satchel One

View details of the tasks set by tutors and view deadlines for your child's homework tasks...

Parent Pay

For payment of school meals, trips, events and concert tickets including extra-curricular trips.

Useful Parental Resources

Childnet - Help for parents and carers to keep their children safe on-line.