Back to School

Blog — Back to School



New term shopping needn’t be a chore. At Brunswick, our stores are busting with new gear for the new school year!  Top marks go to the new slim fit trousers at Debenhams, cool outerwear at Trespass, funky knitwear at New Look, pretty blouses and shirts at Next.

Ensure you remember to get them everything they’ll need for their first day back with our checklist. Download here >

Enter our Facebook Competition to win £100 to spend at Next on back to school essentials!  


Girls and boys get smart in school uniforms that make the grade for quality, value and innovation.  With clever ideas like easy iron and adjustable waistbands Debenhams have got the answers for everything to save you time and money.  Send them back to school in style!


Makes sure your kids are ready to get back into the classroom with Next back to school range.  With girls and boys uniform in all shapes and sizes, you’ll find all the outfits to get them back looking well dressed.   What’s more, if you buy any item of back to school gear before September


For a more fashion-forward take, look no further than Select, Topshop/Topman or New Look perfect to add a spot of style for the more headstrong pupil!


So, once the basics – shirt, tie, trousers, skirt, jumper – are sorted, that’s when Trespass step in to add an extra bit of class. First of all, you’ll want to start with a good jacket – and we would recommend getting one that’ll be suitable for all the seasons in the year, as we all know that it can go from sunshine to hailstones in the one day. While the kids might only care that it looks cool and stylish, we know that it must be practical and have plenty of options for them. Check them out for great backpacks and school shoes too!


From stationery to lunchboxes, Toyland’s got everything that you need so that you can kit out their backpack with everything for a successful term.

Buying a mobile phone for someone starting secondary school is a minefield – and not just financially. Some parents will argue that no child of 11 needs a phone; others that it is essential. And with the vast choice of handsets and deals on offer – from pay as you go to contracts and sim-only – the choice is bewildering – let our teams at O2 and Carphone Warehouse help you navigate the process!   

And if an existing phone just needs a smart accessory or repair the guys at Retail Phone Accessories are worth a visit, with a huge range of accessories for phones and tablets as well as being able to sort most faults they have things looking new and have any faults back up and running in no time.

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