The summer holidays are almost over, so it’s time to start making sure that your little ones (no matter how big they are) have everything they need to start the year in September. 

Firstly, school uniforms! We know they never seem to last till the end of the first term before they are outgrown or have holes in the knees, but M&S have great offers on school uniform with prices starting from £5 per item and covering ages from 2-18 years.

Pick up 3 girls easy Iron school shirts for just £10.

Boys Super Skinny leg school trousers look smart and are priced from £9 with sizes going up to 18 years.

And with coats from £20, You can get all your uniform needs covered.

Hopefully, this helps you will be able to make sure you have everything to help your growing tot last out the year! 

It isn’t just uniform that barely manages to make its way out of first term but shoes too. Clarks have been a long-standing participant in schools’ shoes, offering measuring services and 100s of styles from £40 to ensure your little one gets the perfect fit for them with the quality to make them last the year.

We all know and remember how important it is to start the new year with a fresh set of stationary, a new bag, lunchbox and matching pencil case and we certainly have a variety of shops that will help your child express who they are and stand out from the crowd.

If they want something bright and fun with all the matching accessories, we love the vivid collection from Smiggle.

Take matching to the extreme and bundle up to save 29% when you buy a backpack, a double deck lunchbox, 1 pencil case and 1 colour pop pen pack for just £65.

For quirky notebooks and items individual as they are why not take your pick at TYPO. With 3-4-2 across Notebooks, pens and even water bottles with prices starting from £1.50.

Need something functional or technical with your not so little one heading into those dreaded years of GCSE’s you will be able to find exactly what you need in Ryman or W H Smith.

Whether this is your child’s first year or their last, we wish them luck and hope to see you at Derbion for all your back-to-school essentials.