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    Hi,

    Just checking..for all exams .what is the full correct equipment list needed?

    Pens (black)
    Pencil
    Ruler
    Calculator
    Eraser
    Geometry set (includes compass, protractor, sharpener, anything else?)
    Highlighters
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    (Original post by sulaimanali)
    Hi,

    Just checking..for all exams .what is the full correct equipment list needed?

    Pens (black)
    Pencil
    Ruler
    Calculator
    Eraser
    Geometry set (includes compass, protractor, sharpener, anything else?)
    Highlighters
    That sounds about right to me; it's everything I have in my exam pencil case
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    i dont think ur allowed to highlight in exams but just make sure you dont use them!!


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    (Original post by CaptErin)
    That sounds about right to me; it's everything I have in my exam pencil case
    Awesome..!! Thanks
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    (Original post by ksj.11)
    i dont think ur allowed to highlight in exams but just make sure you dont use them!!


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    Yeah - ok! Thanks for the guidance. I was also wondering if highlighters were allowed .. my school examination booklet guidelines says they're not but my brother took them in last year in his GCSE exam and was allowed to use them.
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    (Original post by ksj.11)
    i dont think ur allowed to highlight in exams but just make sure you dont use them!!


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    Highlighters aren't allowed, likewise with blue pens, at the advantage of the examiner, just so they can be scanned easily etc in black. If highlighters are used it isn't the end of the world, it just means the examiner has to mark the copy as it is, it's sent to their house, rather than electronically - or that's how edexcel does it, anyway.
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    (Original post by caitlinford3)
    Highlighters aren't allowed, likewise with blue pens, at the advantage of the examiner, just so they can be scanned easily etc in black. If highlighters are used it isn't the end of the world, it just means the examiner has to mark the copy as it is, it's sent to their house, rather than electronically - or that's how edexcel does it, anyway.
    Cool.
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    people saying highlighters aren't allowed? is it ok to highlight the papers/questions if you dont highlight your answers?
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    (Original post by caitlinford3)
    Highlighters aren't allowed, likewise with blue pens, at the advantage of the examiner, just so they can be scanned easily etc in black. If highlighters are used it isn't the end of the world, it just means the examiner has to mark the copy as it is, it's sent to their house, rather than electronically - or that's how edexcel does it, anyway.
    Weve had this discussion before on TSR. Do you have anything to say blue isnt allowed, because ive always thought it was black or dark blue.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Weve had this discussion before on TSR. Do you have anything to say blue isnt allowed, because ive always thought it was black or dark blue.
    I'm pretty sure it says 'wrote in black ink' on most papers because your papers are scanned in to be marked, you should write in black ink so it will come up properly on the computer.
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    (Original post by caitlinford3)
    Highlighters aren't allowed, likewise with blue pens, at the advantage of the examiner, just so they can be scanned easily etc in black. If highlighters are used it isn't the end of the world, it just means the examiner has to mark the copy as it is, it's sent to their house, rather than electronically - or that's how edexcel does it, anyway.
    But is it okay to highlight the question paper (eg highlighting quotes on an English article excerpt etc and not the actual answers)?
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Weve had this discussion before on TSR. Do you have anything to say blue isnt allowed, because ive always thought it was black or dark blue.
    Black - see below
    (Original post by saladays)
    But is it okay to highlight the question paper (eg highlighting quotes on an English article excerpt etc and not the actual answers)?
    Yes - see below

    http://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/i...xams-2015-2016
    You must:
    • hand in your mobile phone if you have not already done so.This is your final chance. Failure to do so may lead to disqualification;
    • write in black ink;
    • write your name exactly as it appears on the attendance register (except for CCEA examinations), centre number, candidate number and unit or component code or paper details on your answer booklet(s) and on any additional answer sheet(s) used;
    • fill in any other details as necessary;
    • do all work, including rough work, on examination stationery unless otherwise stated;
    • write your answers in the designated sections of the answer booklet;
    • neatly cross through any rough work but do not make it totally illegible, as it will be forwarded to the examiner;
    • do any rough work for multiple-choice papers in the question booklet.

    You must not use:
    • correcting pens, fluid or tape;
    • erasable pens;
    • highlighter pens in your answers (although you may use them to highlight questions, words or phrases within the question paper or question/answer booklet. You may also use a highlighter pen to highlight extracts in any resource material provided);
    • gel pens in your answers;
    • blotting paper.
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    Thatnks, that's answered it conclusively
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Thatnks, that's answered it conclusively
    Yup!
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    Yup!
    I can't actually recall if I ever used blue. Im sure I must have.
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    My English teacher said we could take highlighters in to exam's to highlight quotes from the sources.
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    (Original post by 2016_GCSE)
    My English teacher said we could take highlighters in to exam's to highlight quotes from the sources.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Black - see below

    Yes - see below

    http://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/i...xams-2015-2016
    You must:
    • hand in your mobile phone if you have not already done so.This is your final chance. Failure to do so may lead to disqualification;
    • write in black ink;
    • write your name exactly as it appears on the attendance register (except for CCEA examinations), centre number, candidate number and unit or component code or paper details on your answer booklet(s) and on any additional answer sheet(s) used;
    • fill in any other details as necessary;
    • do all work, including rough work, on examination stationery unless otherwise stated;
    • write your answers in the designated sections of the answer booklet;
    • neatly cross through any rough work but do not make it totally illegible, as it will be forwarded to the examiner;
    • do any rough work for multiple-choice papers in the question booklet.

    You must not use:
    • correcting pens, fluid or tape;
    • erasable pens;
    • highlighter pens in your answers (although you may use them to highlight questions, words or phrases within the question paper or question/answer booklet. You may also use a highlighter pen to highlight extracts in any resource material provided);
    • gel pens in your answers;
    • blotting paper.
    Thank you so much!!
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Weve had this discussion before on TSR. Do you have anything to say blue isnt allowed, because ive always thought it was black or dark blue.
    It usually says on the front of the exam paper, and I see someone clarified after your comment
 
 
 
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