When we received our letter from HSFG - DD read it and immediately said "Why don't we have to take pencils & rubber? Are they really going to provide everything?" (Ashamed to say I didn't even think of that!)
Don't know whether to be relieved or concerned that she is not worrying about the test!
It's going to be a lloonngg week
Good luck everyone.
Normal from where I'm standing Cazien. We had to remind our son on the day, as he had completely forgotten. He hadn't mentioned it throughout the week, so nor did we. He has a terrible memory so it's not surprising, but it certainly took a lot of pressure off.
Ref photo, yes they started that last year and the advice is good about it being a true likeness. You don't get it back either, so don't send in your favourite piccie
Eldest is now in year 10 and youngest just started year 7 so our grammar days are over thank god. Don't envy you guys - it's definitely worth it though so stay strong.
Good luck all.