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    I HAVE to use fountain pens for writing otherwise my writing is illegible as I don't know how to use Biro's or any other types of pen. So, I want to use it in my GCSE exam, but my English teacher told me I can't use it in my exam, but my Science teacher told me I can. Basically, I'm confused and I don't know what to do. (P.S. My first exam is this Monday, May 16th)
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    I HAVE to use fountain pens for writing otherwise my writing is illegible as I don't know how to use Biro's or any other types of pen. So, I want to use it in my GCSE exam, but my English teacher told me I can't use it in my exam, but my Science teacher told me I can. Basically, I'm confused and I don't know what to do. (P.S. My first exam is this Monday, May 16th)
    If I'm correct, I think its up to you what pen you use to be honest with you. Go for it if you like writing with it.
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    (Original post by FountainPen2016)
    Hi!
    I HAVE to use fountain pens for writing otherwise my writing is illegible as I don't know how to use Biro's or any other types of pen. So, I want to use it in my GCSE exam, but my English teacher told me I can't use it in my exam, but my Science teacher told me I can. Basically, I'm confused and I don't know what to do. (P.S. My first exam is this Monday, May 16th)
    shyould be fine. read the front of the exam paper to check for "pen" rules. If no pen-type is specifified then use any pen (NOT red though)
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    If your English teacher really did say that, then I wuld be extremey doubtful. The nornal requirements are either black or dark blue ink. Clairfu it with the exam officer, but tbh it sounds like bs. You will be fine with a fountain pen.
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    (Original post by FountainPen2016)
    Hi!
    I HAVE to use fountain pens for writing otherwise my writing is illegible as I don't know how to use Biro's or any other types of pen. So, I want to use it in my GCSE exam, but my English teacher told me I can't use it in my exam, but my Science teacher told me I can. Basically, I'm confused and I don't know what to do. (P.S. My first exam is this Monday, May 16th)
    JCQ (the Joint Council for Qualifications who govern most of the exam boards) say so long as you use black ink it is up to you what type of pen you use (caveat: gel pens are specifically banned).

    http://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/i...xams-2015-2016
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    JCQ (the Joint Council for Qualifications who govern most of the exam boards) say so long as you use black ink it is up to you what type of pen you use (caveat: gel pens are specifically banned).

    http://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/i...xams-2015-2016
    Thank you so much for clearing that up! was about to start taking writing lessons with biros lol!
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    If I'm correct, I think its up to you what pen you use to be honest with you. Go for it if you like writing with it.
    Thank you!
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    shyould be fine. read the front of the exam paper to check for "pen" rules. If no pen-type is specifified then use any pen (NOT red though)
    Thank you!
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    If your English teacher really did say that, then I wuld be extremey doubtful. The nornal requirements are either black or dark blue ink. Clairfu it with the exam officer, but tbh it sounds like bs. You will be fine with a fountain pen.
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    They can be black ink or ball-point pens, sometimes blue!
 
 
 
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