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    This is my first post so if someone ask this question before sorry for the repartition. I just want to know what stationary to buy for my a levels. I am think of doing english literature and/or English language, sociology and economics.
    It will be helpful if you can tell how to keep organized during the year.

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    I started AS so naively, I thought that one of those Pukka Pads with the dividers would be enough (one division per subject), then I thought I could just use an A4 ring binder for all my subjects together, then tried to upgrade to one lever arch file for all four subjects.

    Following the realisation that there is a lotttt more writing and paperwork at a-level I decided to use one lever arch per subject and I would buy the refill pads to write with before transferring it to the folder. This often meant that I was carrying around three lever arch folders, my bag on my shoulder, trying to balance finding my student card and opening doors. Not a pretty sight...

    Then at A2 I decided to just get three notebooks (Oxford) and use one per subject, I'd keep recent handouts tucked into the notebook and older handouts would be at home. It's much less organised but much easier on my shoulders lol.
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    (Original post by Hello kitty 2)
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    This is my first post so if someone ask this question before sorry for the repartition. I just want to know what stationary to buy for my a levels. I am think of doing english literature and/or English language, sociology and economics.
    It will be helpful if you can tell how to keep organized during the year.

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    Thank you that was so helpful
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    A lot of pens
    A lot of paper
    A calculator
    Done

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    -folder/notebook for each subject (if it's a notebook you might have to buy new ones throughout the year as they'll fill unless they're really big)
    -paper for said folder, if needed. If you use a book you may want to staple in loose sheets as to stop them falling out.
    -a LOT of pens, you'll be doing a lot of notes, and your pens will go so quickly, stock in advance
    -(possibly) a calculator, English won't need it but I have no idea about economics and sociology

    I so all sciences and maths, and for my AS I used books, but for my A2s I think I'm going to change to folders, as my teachers never teach the content in order and I want to record it in order
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    A pen and lots of paper is literally all you need
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    (Original post by Hello kitty 2)
    I am think of doing english literature and/or English language ..........
    For an English student you should know you cannot buy stationary as it is an adjective.
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    You'd probably want a folder for each subject, if you use notebooks get one for each teacher you have/each topic. Lots of pens, a couple of pencils, a few highlighters and a calculator and carry a pad of A4 lined paper as well as some standard paper for printing on because there's never enough. If you get lockers though just store stuff in that.

    Personally though, I had a pen and nothing else
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    To be organised from the start and to make sure you don't lose notes I would suggest one lever arch file per subject. Buy dividers for your files as well, to organise your work into sub topics. I had one notebook to write my notes in, and at the end of each lesson I immediately put my notes in my file (I also carried a hole punch and stapler, which may be overkill but for my essay based/heavy note taking subjects it was very useful!). This meant I didn't lose any important sheets and all of my notes were in one place.
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    I'm going to be starting my A levels in September, and I was considering having four lever arch folders (one per subject) four ring binders and four notepads; the notepads would be for home use so I can make my own neat notes, and I was thinking of taking the ring binders in to school to take actual notes in. The lever arch folders would just be to transfer stuff in once the ring binders became too full.


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    (Original post by Mini-Minion)
    I'm going to be starting my A levels in September, and I was considering having four lever arch folders (one per subject) four ring binders and four notepads; the notepads would be for home use so I can make my own neat notes, and I was thinking of taking the ring binders in to school to take actual notes in. The lever arch folders would just be to transfer stuff in once the ring binders became too full.


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    If you feel this will work for you then go ahead! only you know what works for yourself. however, I wouldn't suggest using 4 lever arch files and four ring binders. it's completely unnecessary. If you have a lever arch file for each subject then you can buy dividers to organise your work.
 
 
 
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