When the day of the exams dawns, staying
calm will help you make the most of all your hard work up to now.
Prepare by making sure you follow
- Be sure you know exactly where and when
each paper of each exam is being held.
- Remember your examining board, centre
number and candidate number.
- Bring your exam slip with you every
- Arrive on time (in uniform if necessary).
You can be disqualified for lateness.
- Bring the necessary equipment: black or
blue pens, two plain pencils and colouring pencils, sharpener,
rubber, compasses, protractor, calculator and batteries, set
squares, a reliable watch, tissues, any set texts, a bottle of
water and (if you need them) glasses.
- Seek advice from your doctor if you suffer
from hay fever or any other persistent medical problems. Remember:
some painkillers (eg for period pains) can cause drowsiness.
- Make sure you eat breakfast. It's important
to be alert in exams, and not feel hunger pangs. Foods that have
lots of carbohydrates, such as cereals and bread, will give your
brain enough energy for the day. Carbohydrates will help your