children standing outside a school

What things do you take to school? Practise your reading in English with this school note.


Do the preparation exercise first. Then read the text and do the other exercises.

Reading text


Dear children,

Hello and welcome back! Next week we're starting school again. Please remember to bring everything on this list:

  • one large school bag
  • four school books (English, maths, science and reading)
  • one notebook
  • two pencils
  • one eraser
  • one large box of coloured pencils (for art lessons)
  • one pair of scissors
  • one glue stick
  • one ruler (plastic or wood)
  • one lunch box.

Please write your name on everything. It's important that you don't lose anything.

See you next week!

Mrs Lee


Note: Please don't bring expensive things (like tablets or mobile phones) to school.


What do you need to take to school? What things can't you take to school? Tell us about it!

Average: 3.6 (11 votes)

Submitted by SilentPlastic99 on Fri, 19/05/2023 - 16:27


Hello everyone,
I need to take my bag and my pecil.
I can't take a tablet or my toilet.
Bye bye.

Submitted by AgentStarfish8 on Fri, 19/05/2023 - 16:14


I need note books and a pencils case
I can't bring computer games orl a piano

Submitted by VirtualMoonstone8 on Sat, 21/05/2022 - 03:58

I need to take pencil case, pens, books, rulers, notebooks, school bag, bottle of water. I can't take mobile phone.

Submitted by AgentToadPharaoh on Wed, 06/04/2022 - 16:19

I brought the following things to school. - pencils - scissors - school bag - notebooks - comb - bottle of water and the following things that I cannot bring to school - money - tablet - mobile phone

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