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    I want to know if I can use a highlighter in my GCSE exams to underline key things in questions because this helps me stay focused to the question if that makes sense?
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    Of course not!
    And don't you dare think about moving a muscle in the exam, or even looking around, or even breathing!
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    You can, you can't write in a highlighter as it won't be picked up properly when it's photocopied

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    (Original post by Dvizex)
    You can, you can't write in a highlighter as it won't be picked up properly when it's photocopied

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    Thanks I mean just use it t highlight key parts of the question not to use it on the answer lines. Are you sure that this is ok to do? and will it get scanned ok without any problems?
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    (Original post by JackT2000)
    I want to know if I can use a highlighter in my GCSE exams to underline key things in questions because this helps me stay focused to the question if that makes sense?
    Yes, just don't highlight your own writing as it won't show up when the paper is scanned.
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    (Original post by Dvizex)
    You can, you can't write in a highlighter as it won't be picked up properly when it's photocopied

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    Is it ok to do something like this below?

    I highlighted the line on the diagram so that I can clearly see what I'm supposed to be looking at.

    And say in English can I highlight text in extracts?

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    Yes its fine, dont worry.


    Are students permitted to use a highlighter pen?

    Highlighter pens may be used by candidates to mark up the question paper if that is the way they have been taught. Highlighters must not be used on the candidates answer scripts.
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    Yes its fine, dont worry.


    Are students permitted to use a highlighter pen?

    Highlighter pens may be used by candidates to mark up the question paper if that is the way they have been taught. Highlighters must not be used on the candidates answer scripts.
    So on maths papers I can highlight diagrams and parts of the question but not my final answer on the dotted line?
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    (Original post by JackT2000)
    So on maths papers I can highlight diagrams and parts of the question but not my final answer on the dotted line?
    Correct.

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