Print our Secondary School First Day Checklist to help getting ready for the first day of school.
Here’s a generic checklist of items your child will need when he or she attends Secondary School.
|Broad brimmed hat|
|Sunglasses and case (optional)|
|School clothes (uniform or mufti) including:
|Note:||Covered in shoes – if your teenage takes subjects such as workshop technology, OSH requires them to wear covered in shoes|
|School bag (back pack)|
|Note:||There could be any number of other equipment requirements based on what subjects your teenager has chosen to take. The school will have lists of requirements that are subject specific.|
|Pencils, pens, rubber, ruler, pencil sharpener|
|Calculator, compass and protractor|
|Stationery (books and paper as specified by the school).There is often a choice from secondary level about what stationery your teenage prefers to use; whether he/she prefers books for notes or refills and ring binders.
Stationery requirements at this level are likely to include –
The school will have lists of requirements that are subject specific.
|Sunscreen – roll on is easy|
|Is your child tidy and healthy? – do they need a visit to the doctor or the hairdresser / barber for a haircut|
|Notes:||MAKE SURE EVERYTHING IS CLEARLY LABELLED|
For more information on labelling school gear read Back to School – Labelling