well next year, i will be getting ready for the back to school rush, much earlier. I have been driving all over town looking for this specific paper and it is unavailable or sold out! i will just have to wait to get this last item. This year seems to be so crazy! i didn’t have any issues last year, in getting the complete booklist. Maybe it is the price wars and everybody is going crazy!

Posted anonymously, 24th January 2016

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  • I don’t think I’d go to that much trouble for stationery!


  • I hope the school didn’t ask for something specific (that you spent ages looking for) only to be happy with similar items from every other child in class. I have been caught out by this before – now near enough its good enough for all stationery items. Texts, naturally, need to be specific!


  • It makes it hard for the parent and child when items have to be specific . Have you tried online webs to see if they sell the item . You probably need to get a serial/code if it is that particular so I would ask the school for assistance on this , especially if this will determine part of the year assessment . Normally the schools are quite good and will offer suggestions . Good luck .

    • apparently there is a book scheme running at the end of the year


  • Hope you find everything you need. It can certainly be stressful!


  • It is pretty satisfying when you do get the list completed – hang in there! :)


  • I’m sorry for the rush. Have you checked in ebay.com.au? They often have products that are so difficult to find in the shops.


  • Hope you have managed to stop at a coffee shop for a cuppa and break. :)


  • It is pretty hectic getting ready for school. I’m sure you will be ok with something similar to start the term with. Good luck! Enjoy a bit more routine once school goes back too.


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