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What supplies will my secondary school child need?

Some supplies will be needed year after year, regardless what year your child is in. Some basic essentials include:
 
  • USB stick
  • 3-ring binder
  • Backpack
  • Coloured pencils
  • Coloured pens
  • Eraser
  • Graph paper
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Highlighters
  • Markers
  • Organiser/planner
  • Paper clips
  • Pens/pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Pocket dictionary
  • Pocket folders
Other supplies which may be required include:
  • Scientific calculator 
  • Circular protractor
  • Ruler marked with in and cm
  • Compass
  • Foreign language dictionary
  • Index cards

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