After what seemed like a lifetime for parents and carers who undertook months of homeschooling and then the summer holidays, kids are finally able to go back to school for the new term.
After much debate around safety concerns schools across England and Wales will be reopening next month, while children in Scotland have already started the new term.
This is an exciting time for kids too; finally, they will be reunited with their best friends and favourite teachers. At last, they’ll be able to talk about everything that happened over the past few months and share stories. And with the new term comes the normal daily routines we all took for granted pre-coronavirus, which many of us will welcome back with open arms.
One of the many joys of going back to school means shopping, getting all the right essentials, and being able to enjoy life as before. Much like everything in 2020, our back to school shopping lists are going to look a little different this year. Protective face masks will appear side by side with pens and pencils, and next to books and notebooks there will be hand sanitizers and easy-to-clean lunch boxes.
If you’re yet to make the shopping trip, save yourself time and money and do it all online instead with our great discounts that will ensure kids step back into the classroom on the right foot, in the right shoe and most importantly, in the right frame of mind.
Things might seem a little hectic for both parents and children alike, which is exactly why we’ve scoured the web and created this list of fantastic deals from brands we all know and love. We’re aiming to ensure kids step back into the classroom on the right foot, in the right shoe, and most importantly, in the right frame of mind.
JD Sports is a go to for many families for back to school essentials with the likes of classic trainers to sports wear. Its impressive catalogue includes favourites such as Nike, Adidas, The North Face, Lacoste and so many more. So whether you’re shopping for stylish shoes for everyday wear, PE trainers and kit, practical polo shirts or sports equipment, shopping at JD Sports with up 50 per cent off sale items will keep your kids looking Grade A all year long.
For years, Argos has always been an easy one-stop-shop for back to school gear. And it’s little wonder why it has remained so popular in the hearts and minds of British shoppers, as prices are affordable, the choice is huge and as far as back to school shopping is concerned, it’s probably unbeatable. From uniforms to lunchboxes you can carry on the age-old tradition and make sure your children have everything they need without breaking the bank, with up to 30 per cent on school essentials.
Jacamo offers style without the compromise of comfort, and offers fashion that fits, no matter the size or build and is perfect for teenagers who want to look and feel good on their first day. Not only that, the range features everything from accessories to apple products and polos to PE shoes, as well as an outlet section which has lots of discounts on clothes. With flexible ways to pay, a 60 days return policy, next day delivery and even free delivery on purchases over £30 with a special code found on the website, you’ll be spoilt for choice on clothes and ways to pay. You can also save 15 per cent on all orders over £30.
Send your child back to school in style with Redbubble which has a whole host of products that are designed and sold by artists. Specialising in wall art, clothing and accessories, Redbubble also has a great range of stationery, phone cases, face masks and bags that are perfect for school that are made with creative and original designs that kids will love to stand out from the crowd with.
Sign up with your email address and you’ll receive a 10 per cent discount off your first purchase, promos and some great indie art your kids will be sure to enjoy.
Bose makes some of the best speakers and headphones around. Whether your kids are after wireless, noise cancelling or its sunglasses with sound in you know these will offer up excellent sound quality that the brand is known for. The noise-cancelling headphones are excellent for eliminating distractions in and out of the classroom, and are perfect for kids walking to school wanting to listen to music as well as helping with getting on with homework at home. You can now get the SoundSport wireless headphones for just £129.95 and enjoy six hours of battery life when listening to your favourite podcasts or songs.
Converse certainly needs no introduction from us. The footwear giant made its brand name synonymous with canvas shoes around the world, and whether you call them Converse, Chuck Taylors, Chucks, Cons or All Stars, we all recognise them. Although mostly known as a shoe brand, it also sells plenty of other school essentials such as backpacks, sports bags, pencil cases and so much more. Make sure you sign up and receive a 20 per cent discount on your next order and maybe you’ll decide to get a pair for you too and not just your kid.
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