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    I've heard that the jump from GCSEs to A levels is massive learning becomes a lot more independent, so what equipment do I need? highlighters, folders, usb stick...??
    I'm planning to do geography, maths, spanish, biology or economics if this affects the equipment needed.
    thanks in advance!
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    Knives. You're going to hate your tutors in two months time. Your kit is pretty much the same as for high school. I literally just show up with a pen and a calculator if I have chemistry. That's all you really need, expect for maths, and books to take notes in.
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    (Original post by Dani California)
    Knives. You're going to hate your tutors in two months time. Your kit is pretty much the same as for high school. I literally just show up with a pen and a calculator if I have chemistry. That's all you really need, expect for maths, and books to take notes in.
    what about folders, ring-binders, refill pads??
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    Paper lots of it! You run out real quick just refill pads !

    Pens, pencil (diagrams), ruler, colours something like Stedler felts incase you do posters and revision stuff! Oh coloured pens are useful just to make your notes easily readable and engaging when you refer back to them. Highlighters and folders fir notes and plastic wallets!

    Best of luck your about to start the next 2 years of hard work, fun and laughs! Make the most of it! I've just finished sixth form last month I couldn't wait for it to end but now I kind of miss it haha


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    (Original post by cherrypiez)
    what about folders, ring-binders, refill pads??
    I'd guess you'll need that sort of thing for Spanish, maybe economics, not the others. I personally never use them, it just complicates life. I just take my note book.
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    If you are a girl you need high lighters and coloured felt tip pens in packs of 20.
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    (Original post by cherrypiez)
    I've heard that the jump from GCSEs to A levels is massive learning becomes a lot more independent, so what equipment do I need? highlighters, folders, usb stick...??
    I'm planning to do geography, maths, spanish, biology or economics if this affects the equipment needed.
    thanks in advance!
    Like others said, a lot of paper, ensure that your scientific calculator works at all times- if nearer to the time of the exams it starts playing up, replace the battery or buy a new one- that you are comfortable with using of course.
    A long ruler that has cm! I had one with mm and other measurements, wasn't really useful- although you can convert between cm and mm, it just makes it less time consuming in an exam to have a ruler with cm.
    You will also need a lot of ring binders because of the heavy content, it won't fit into just one folder for a subject- I would say have 2-3 per subject- depending on the units for the exam and/ or the teachers teaching you
    hm.. the other stuff is all the other essentials; rubbers, pencils etc

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by cherrypiez)
    I've heard that the jump from GCSEs to A levels is massive learning becomes a lot more independent, so what equipment do I need? highlighters, folders, usb stick...??
    I'm planning to do geography, maths, spanish, biology or economics if this affects the equipment needed.
    thanks in advance!
    A pen and a calculator
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    So.
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    Paper.

    And also even more paper, because at least one of your friends per day will invariably forget theirs and ask for some of yours.
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    The jump isn't big at all. If you're used to putting in no work at GCSE, then put in some at A-Level and you will be fine. It's not much of a jump at all, imo, if anything it's slightly easier because you're only doing 4 subjects opposed to 11 or 12.
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    Do you need a scientific calculator for Economics?

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    (Original post by mrfletch)

    So.
    Much.
    Paper.

    And also even more paper, because at least one of your friends per day will invariably forget theirs and ask for some of yours.

    Lol, yeah. :lol:
 
 
 
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