Alsager School

Exam Equipment

 

Standard Equipment List

  • Clear plastic pencil case must be completely transparent no stickers or pieces of paper e.g. a good luck note.
  • 2 black pens
  • 2 HB pencils
  • Sharpener
  • White rubber clean without writing
  • Ruler without stickers or writing
  • You may bring a bottle of water but it must be transparent with the label removed. You cannot bring sweets into the examination room.
  • Mobile phones/ IPods/ MP3 players or any other electronic device may not be taken into the examination room. You cannot, in any circumstances, use your mobile as a calculator.
  • You will risk disqualification from the exam if you fail to follow this instruction.

Some exams require additional equipment:

  • Business Studies: calculator
  • D & T Textiles: a range of colouring pencils for the design section of the paper
  • D & T Food: a range of colouring pencils
  • D & T Resistant Materials (RM): a range of colouring pencils, 30 cm ruler
  • D & T Graphics: a range of colouring pencils, 30 cm ruler
  • English Language Paper 2: You will be examined on Poetry Cluster One or Two, depending on which cluster you have studied in class you will be given an unannotated copy of the Poetry Anthology
  • English Literature: You must bring your copy of “Of Mice or Men” without markings. You will be given an unannotated copy of the Poetry Anthology
  • Geography: a range of colouring pencils; calculator (desirable not essential)
  • Mathematics: protractor; pair of compasses; calculator for the calculator paper. Pens must be biro or ink and not felt or gel