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What is the pencil case/tin of choice this year

(9 Posts)
Twims Sun 12-Jul-09 13:14:03

My god daughter is moving up to secondary school in September and I wanted to make her a small gift to mark the passing of time etc - so what do all the cool kids take their school euipment to school in?

scienceteacher Sun 12-Jul-09 13:23:31

Rather sadly, we go for the clear pencil case that they need for examinations. It is nicer on the day than a ziplock bag.

northernrefugee39 Sun 12-Jul-09 19:09:19

This has some very acceptable gifts for 11 year olds! Mine adore this stuff.....
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northernrefugee39 Sun 12-Jul-09 19:10:05


karise Sun 12-Jul-09 19:11:03

We found loads of gorgeous ones in paperchase! Not where we would have expected to find such a large collection but...

LetsEscape Sun 12-Jul-09 19:20:25

Best avoid a tin pencil ,some schools ban them.

AramintaCane Mon 13-Jul-09 12:11:38

why do they ban them ?

scienceteacher Mon 13-Jul-09 14:19:28

I was wondering that too. We don't ban anything, although require clear packaging during examinations.

roisin Mon 13-Jul-09 17:38:30

At our school the trendy thing is a tiny thin pencil case, for your "every lesson" items - ie pen, pencil, ruler, eraser.

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