Windows 10 Upgrade Guide for Schools


The summer is a fantastic time for education IT administrators to make school or college-wide updates to devices, systems and infrastructure. For those schools, colleges and universities that are yet to upgrade to Windows 10, the next few months provide a perfect opportunity to deploy and discover all of the fantastic new features in our latest operating system, in preparation for the new academic year beginning in September.

Below is a simple hands-on guide for everyone looking to upgrade their school to Windows 10, and takes you through the whole process, including:

  • Assembling your upgrade toolkit
  • Getting the upgrade started
  • Finishing the upgrade
  • Upgrade complete–what comes next?

 How to upgrade to Windows 10

Windows 10 in action

There are some great education-specific features of Windows 10 that teachers, students and schools up and down the country - and indeed around the world - have already been making great use of. Simon de Senlis Primary School in Northampton (also a Microsoft Showcase School) was one of the first to upgrade to Windows 10 last year. You can read about their Windows 10 deployment, and watch the video below to see how the students and staff are realising improved learning outcomes:


For more information about Windows 10, please visit the Windows blog.

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