Your back to school shopping list 

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 Ealing Broadway.  

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 H&M, Marks & Spencer, Primark and River Island, to laptops, pens, pencil cases and calculators via swimming hats, lunch boxes and chargers, follow our helpful guide – then head to Ealing Broadway’s welcoming (and kid-friendly) cafes and restaurants for well-earned food and drinks.  

 

Need-to-know offers and discounts for students and back to school at Ealing Broadway 

From back to school offers to student discounts at Vision Express, itsu and Clintons, see our incredible offers here.  

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Your back to school checklist 

Uniform 

  • Blazer 
  • Jacket 
  • Shirts 
  • Polo shirts 
  • Dresses 
  • Trousers 
  • Skirts 
  • Tie 

Head to H&M, Marks & Spencer, Primark and River Island


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Underwear, accessories and swimwear  

  • Underwear 
  • Socks  
  • Tights 
  • Swimming costume 
  • Trunks 
  • Goggles 
  • Swimming hat 
  • Flip-flops 
  • Hair accessories 

Head to Decathlon, Foot Locker, H&M, Marks & Spencer, Primark and River Island

 

Shoes 

  • Black school shoes 
  • Trainers 
  • Ballet shoes 
  • Football boots 

Head to Clarks, Decathlon, Foot Locker, H&M, JD Sports, Marks & Spencer, Primark and River Island


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Avoid the queues and pre-book an appointment at Clarks here.  

 

Gym and outdoor wear 

  • Shorts 
  • Jogging trousers 
  • T-shirts 
  • Outdoor trainers and walking boots 
  • Waterproof jacket 
  • Wellies 
  • Hat 
  • Scarf 
  • Gloves 

Head to Clarks, Decathlon, Foot Locker, H&M, JD Sports, Marks & Spencer, Primark and River Island.  

 

School bag, lunch boxes and water bottles  

  • Backpacks 
  • String bag 
  • Lunch box 
  • Lunch bag 
  • Water bottle 
  • Coffee cup 

Head to Boots, Decathlon, Foot Locker, H&M, JD Sports, Marks & Spencer, Poundland, Primark, River Island, Smiggle, Tiger and WH Smith.  


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Stationery 

  • Pencil case 
  • Pens (black, blue and red) 
  • Pencils 
  • Maths geometry set (protractor, compass, set squares and ruler) 
  • Highlighters 
  • Rubber/eraser 
  • Post-it notes 
  • Notebooks 
  • Plastic wallets 
  • Lever-arch folder 
  • School art supplies (paint brushes, acrylic paints, sketchpads, charcoal pencils, glue, mounting spray and more) 

Head to H&M, Poundland, Smiggle, Tiger, Waterstones and WH Smith.  


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Books 

  • Dictionary 
  • Thesaurus 
  • Key stage guides 
  • Story books for unwinding 

Head to Waterstones and WH Smith.  

 

School tech and chargers 

  • Calculator 
  • Laptop 
  • Charger 
  • Phone 
  • Tablet 
  • Headphones 
  • USB flash drive 

Head to Boots, iEmpire, Poundland, Smiggle, Tiger and WH Smith.  

 

Finally, don’t forget 

  • Hand sanitiser 
  • Key ring 
  • Hairbrush 
  • Deodorant 
  • Children’s vitamins and antihistamine 
  • Optician check-up  

Head to Boots, David Clulow, H&M, Holland and Barrett, Marks & Spencer, Poundland, Primark, River Island, Smiggle, Superdrug, The Body Shop, Tiger and Vision Express.  

 

In need of break? Head to Ealing Broadway’s welcoming (and kid-friendly) cafes and restaurants for well-earned food and drinks.  

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