We finally received our ‘list’ for our eldest’s first year at school. It seems that 3 year olds don’t have much need for stationery:

  1. exercise book 320mm x 240mm with protective plastic cover (and name on)
  2. portfolio booklet with at least 40 sleeves (and name on)
  3. daps (with name on the in-sole)
  4. two boxes of tissues
  5. two rolls of absorbent kitchen roll
  6. one bar of soap and some plastic bags
  7. a cheque for 45 Euro to cover tea breaks
  8. a cheque for 30 Euro to cover school trips
  9. school insurance certificate

One can only assume that by the time he’s sixteen that things like soap, tissues and kitchen roll will no longer be a requirement?