September Blog: Let’s make back to school go as smoothly as possible!

Whether it is their first time going to school or they are going back to start a new term, it’s important to get everything organised so your little ones can make the most out of their new year at school!


We understand it can be difficult juggling lots of different things over the summer holidays, so to avoid a mad rush we have created a useful guide to outline everything you can pick up with us in just one trip to get your youngsters ready for their first day!


The most important purchase.

With lots to carry for school a good backpack is always a great place to start. TK Maxx and Smyths have a brilliant range of backpacks that are made to last and that will get them feeling like king or queen of the classroom. Plus, hopefully they won’t lose anything!


Term time essentials.

Sometimes the little things are the easiest to forget. Stock up on a range of back to school essentials from Boots such as vitamins, hair accessories and toiletries. This way you will never get caught out running round trying to find something on a morning!


Stylish stationery.

Taking your little ones to buy some new stationery is a brilliant way to get them excited about being in the classroom. B&M and Smyths have a fantastic range of playful stationery including colourful pens and pencils and vibrant printed pencil cases.


Snacks, snacks and more snacks!

Adjusting to school life is hard work and children can get very hungry! Buying in bulk to stock up on some non-perishable healthy snacks from M&S Foodhall or Lidl like dried fruit, cereal bars and cartons of juice is an easy way to keep them going throughout the day and it will save your ears once they arrive home ready for dinner.


We hope they have an amazing school year and this guide helps you have a more stress-free start to the new term!

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