The complete SATs exam equipment list

As SATs exams draw near, meticulous preparation becomes the key to success. One often overlooked aspect is ensuring your child has the right stationery and equipment. 

That’s why we’ve provided a detailed SATs checklist, encompassing essential items for revision and preparation, followed by a more general exam equipment list necessary for all exams.

Stationery for SATs checklist

Preparing for SATs involves more than just revising content; having the right tools at hand can make a significant difference. Here's a checklist to ensure your child is well-equipped for success:

  • Pens and pencils: Ensure an ample supply of black and blue pens for written sections and pencils for any required drawings or diagrams.

  • Erasers and sharpeners: Mistakes happen, and having erasers and sharpeners on hand is essential for neat and accurate work.

  • Ruler: For drawing straight lines or underlining important information, a ruler is a must-have tool.

  • Highlighters: Help your child emphasise key points and information with colourful highlighters. This aids in quick and effective revision.

  • Notepads or scrap paper: Extra paper can be invaluable for rough work, jotting down ideas, or solving problems.

  • Calculator: If allowed, make sure your child has a functional calculator for any maths-related sections.

  • Geometry set: For those intricate shapes and angles, a geometry set can be a lifesaver.

  • Water bottle: Staying hydrated during breaks can help maintain focus and energy levels.

For more detailed advice on preparing for SATs exams, check out our fearless approach to SATs.

Exam equipment list

Beyond subject-specific tools, there are general exam essentials that every student should have in their arsenal:

  • Exam timetable: Familiarise your child with the exam timetable to avoid any confusion on the day.

  • Exam paper regulations: Review any specific regulations regarding the use of stationery and equipment during the exam.

  • Watch: A silent watch can help your child manage their time effectively during the exam.

For more comprehensive SATs revision guidance, take a look at our SATs Revision Guide.

A helping hand with SATs

As your child embarks on their SATs journey, preparation is the key to success. A well-prepared student, with the right stationery and equipment, can confidently face their SATs exams.

At Explore Learning, we are dedicated to ensuring your child's success in SATs. Our expert tutors are committed to guiding students through the intricacies of the exam content, providing targeted support where it's needed the most. In addition, our smart learning tool is designed to identify specific areas that require focused revision efforts, giving your child a strategic advantage.

If your child needs an extra helping hand with their SATs, why not get in touch and book a free trial today?

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