The following equipment is ESSENTIAL for all External Examinations
Particularly GCSE Examinations, so it’s a good idea to collect the following items and keep them all together ready for your exams.
Get into the habit for ALL examinations.
- A clear plastic zip-lock bag or clear pencil case
- Pencil Eraser
- HB pencils (2) at least
- Pencil sharpener
- BLACK ink ballpoint, type pens
- Selection of coloured pencils
- 15 cm and 30 cm Rulers
- Maths set – protractor, set square and compass
- (These can be purchased from Maths shop for pence per item )
- No Red Pens allowed
- No Gel Pens allowed
- No Calculator cases or lids allowed
- No correction fluid, tape or pens allowed
- No highlighters allowed on answer sheet
Calculators: You may use a calculator unless you are told otherwise.
If you use a calculator -
- Make sure it works properly and that any batteries required are working
- Clear anything stored in it
- Remove parts such as cases, lids or covers which have printed instructions or formulas
- Do not bring into the examination room any operating instructions or prepared programs.