You asked

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

More questions

Here is a list of school supplies that your  5-6 year old may need...
Every parent worries about the cost of buying school books but there are ways to cut the costs. 
The essentials tend to remain the same each year but as your child gets older they may need extra items.



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