1. Make it easy for the marker;
  2. Use a black pen;
  3. Write on one side of the page only;
  4. Avoid writing in the margins;
  5. Read and follow all key instructions;
  6. Make sure you answer the question;
  7. Write clearly and legibly, do not be afraid of white space – it makes things easier to read;
  8. Make sure you use correct punctuation – this is true of science subjects too;
  9. Try to proofread your work, and check that your pages are in the correct order;
  10. If allowed, keep a bottle of water on your desk.