1 July 2018

Casio Calculator Pricing 2018-19

The idea for this all started in June 2017. With new calculators for A Level and much parental confusion about what Year 7 students should be buying, I asked:



So here it is! 
These are the current UK shop prices for the 3 newest models of Casio calculator for schools.

You will find cheaper prices on eBay, Amazon and other online suppliers for some products, but they may be from overseas, not contain UK manuals, or be programmed in a different language. Bulk orders may incur customs duty.


Let me know if you see any cheaper deals: email adamcreen@hotmail.com or tweet @adamcreen


Last update: 14th September 2018



Casio fx-83/85GT+ f
or Years 7 to 11
This calculator is the best one to buy for GCSE. It is not suitable for A Level even if the pack says so.
The fx-85 is the solar model, but always buy whichever is cheapest, solar or not makes no difference
May be available in black, pink, blue and white, but STILL buy whichever is cheapest!

Retail:
  • Office Outlet £5.99 - not many stores and no guarantee of stock
  • Asda: £8.00
  • Ryman: £9.99
  • Argos: £9.99
  • WH Smith: £9.99
  • Wilko: £10.00
  • Tesco: £11.00
  • Sainsburys: £12.00
School Suppliers (ex VAT/inc VAT) - discounts for bulk orders:



Casio fx-991EX Classwiz for A Level
This calculator is the best one to buy for A Level.
It is also allowed for all GCSE exams (except the non-calculator paper!) but is a lot more expensive than the FX83/85
90 day free emulator offer: https://edu.casio.com/products/classroom/classwiz/

Retail:
  • Ryman £23.49
  • Asda: £25.00
  • Office Outlet: £26.99
  • Argos: £28.99
  • WHSmith: ripoff £29.99
  • Tesco: £30.00
  • Sainsburys: £30.00
School Suppliers (ex VAT/inc VAT) - discounts for bulk orders:


Casio fx-CG50 graphic calculator

This is not a requirement for any GCSE or A Level course
1 year free emulator offer: https://education.casio.co.uk/1-year-emulator-licence-offer/

Retail:

  • WHSmith: £125.99 - don't do it - get it for under £100 from a supplier below
  • Argos: £129.99
  • Ryman: out of stock
School Suppliers (ex VAT/inc VAT) - discounts for bulk orders:
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