From shoes and stationery to student offers
The back to school essentials checklist is looming. Making sure you and your kids are all prepped for the new school year is no simple task so we’ve made it much easier by creating your go-to back to school shopping list at Whiteley.
Take the stress out of shopping with our guide to best back to school shops and where to find student discounts and offers.
From uniforms, polo shirts, blazers, gym bags and shoes at Next, Clarks, Florence + Fred at Tesco, H&M, JD Sports, Marks & Spencer and River Island to laptops, pens, pencil cases and calculators via swimming hats, lunch boxes and chargers, follow our helpful guide.
Need-to-know offers and discounts for students and back to school
From schuh’s Blue Light card discounts for NHS workers and Paperchase 25% discounts to those who work in social care to student offers at Frankie and Benny’s, visit here to find incredible offers at Whiteley.
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Your back to school checklist
- Polo shirts
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Underwear, accessories and swimwear
- Swimming costume
- Swimming hat
- Hair accessories
- Black school shoes
- Ballet shoes
Shoe measuring and fitting at Whiteley
You can also book shoe fitting appointments and beat the queues for Clarks here.
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Gym and outdoor wear
- Jogging trousers
- Outdoor trainers and walking boots
- Waterproof jacket
School bag, lunch boxes and water bottles
- String bag
- Lunch box
- Lunch bag
- Water bottle
- Coffee cup
Head to Accessorize, Boots, Claire’s, Florence + Fred at Tesco, H&M, JD Sports, Joules, Marks & Spencer, Mountain Warehouse, Next, Paperchase, Poundland, River Island, Smiggle, SportsDirect.com, Tiger and WH Smith.
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- Pencil case
- Pens (black, blue and red)
- Maths geometry set (protractor, compass, set squares and ruler)
- Post-it notes
- Plastic wallets
- Lever-arch folder
- School art supplies (paint brushes, acrylic paints, sketchpads, charcoal pencils, glue, mounting spray and more)
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- Key stage guides
- Story books for unwinding
School tech and chargers
- USB flash drive
Hand sanitiser, keyrings and more
- Hand sanitiser
- Key ring
Back to school extras
After all the shopping, let the kids enjoy some downtime with tickets to Cineworld and Rock Up or discover Whiteley’s welcoming (and kid-friendly) cafes and restaurants for well-earned food and drinks.
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