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In Primary Section classes only a complete pencil-case, colouring pencils, two 24×32 cm copy books, a A to Z notebook and an elasticated folder are required. Upper Primary students may also be requested to bring a USB stick for writing projects. Parents are requested to regularly check the pencil cases and to top them up if necessary.

In the Collège the stationery list is as follows:

All manuals, readers and books are provided by the Section in Collège. Access to the library is free.

Hereafter a glossary of common stationery items and their English equivalent:

Gros feutre à ardoise = a thick whiteboard marker
Ardoise = a child’s whiteboard
Chiffon = a rag or cloth to clean the whiteboard
Crayons à papier = pencils
Taille crayon = pencil sharpener
Gomme = eraser
Gros baton de colle = a large stick of glue
Paire de ciseaux = a pair of scissors
Règle plate de 20cm = 20cm ruler
Grande trousse = large pencil case
12 crayons de couleur = 12 coloured crayons
Feutres double pointe = a marker with one thin tip and one thick tip
Pochette avec élastiques = a plastic folder with elastic fasteners
Rouleau d’essuie tout = a roll of kitchen paper
Boîte de mouchoirs = a box of tissues
Photo d’identité = identity photo
Cahier Seyes ou cahier grand carreaux = graph paper notebook
Cahier 24 x 32 = 24cm x 32cm notebook
Cahier petits carreaux = small grid notebook
Nombre de pages = number of pages
Protège cahier = protective plastic envelope for notebook
Porte vues = book or folder made of plastic display sleeves (usually A4 size)
Feuilles : loose leaf paper
Cahier de brouillon = rough notebook
Classeur = binder
Blouse = art shirt