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Peninsula Grammar School

//Peninsula Grammar School


Client: Peninsula Grammar School

Eclipse Security System recently delivered Peninsula Grammar School Security Solution. Watch our Projet Video Here:

About  Peninsula Grammar School

Peninsula Grammar opened its doors on the 6th of February 1961 to just 86 students. The school was first established as an all-boys school, the first girls were enrolled in 1994.   A day and boarding school for approximately 1450 students from three-year-old Kindergarten to Year 12.  Mr Johnston the current Principal is leading Peninsula Grammar School into the future with a solid reputation as a School of Choice for those living on the Mornington Peninsula.  The School Facilities are spread across a large campus with buildings that facilitate main reception, classrooms, music rooms, theatre, gymnasiums & staff offices.

Peninsula Grammar School Security: Project Brief

The Security Brief provided to Eclipse Security Systems for the upgrade of School Security would be flexible and scalable.  Providing, Principal, Teachers, Students and Parents peace of mind that the Education Facility is a safe & secure environment.

The Facility has multiple buildings spread across a large site.  The requirements would include Intrusion Detection Alarms covering all buildings which integrate with an Access Control Solution.  The Access Control System would have the ability to check doors and set a time to auto-lock all external door when there is no one on site.  Emergency Lockdown capability was also an important feature with around 150 internal, external classroom doors and specified areas to be controlled.  The integrated School Security Solution would be easy to manage from a central and remote location (Off Site) and provide activity reports when required.

Peninsula Grammar School Security: Project Solution

Eclipse Security Systems are Melbourne’s Expert in providing security solutions to schools across the state of Victoria.  As no two schools have the same security requirements, Eclipse Security Systems tailors a solution based around the schools’ facilities, the level of security and the budget available.   The security solution for Peninsula Grammar School was ICT, Protege GX security integrated with wireless Access Control from Salto Systems.  Teachers were issued with RFID Access Control cards which double as photo ID and printer access.  User credentials and access rights are programmed and managed from easy to administer software by the system manager.  The advanced security technology solution is flexible, intuitive and ticks boxes that other systems available in Australia don’t.

When Simon Moody, the IT Manager at Peninsula Grammar was asked by Salto Systems why did you choose Eclipse Security Systems his reply was “Because we needed to work with a company we could trust, which was local, and who could provide a competitively priced solution. Other important criteria were easy to use software, scalability and flexibility.  The Protege GX & SALTO products they recommended delivered on these key requirements. It now enables us to manage and monitor student, staff and visitor access with an easily accessible audit trail giving us pretty much everything we need.” Read the full article from Salto Systems here.

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