Your back to school shopping list

From school uniform and school shoes to stationery and 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 Teesside Park.  

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 Asda Living, JD Sports, Marks & Spencer, New Look, Next, River Island, schuh and TK Maxx to laptops, pens, pencil cases and calculators via swimming hats, lunch boxes and chargers, follow our helpful guide. 

Need-to-know offers and discounts for students and back to school 

 

Teesside Park special back to school offers 

From schuh’s Blue Light card discounts for NHS workers to student offers at Frankie & Benny’s, visit here to find incredible offers at Teesside Park.  


Schuh have a special offer on for back to school- buy a pair of shoes and get £5 off a school bag.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by WHSmith (@whsmithofficial)

WH Smith have 3 for 2 deals across lots of back to school shopping such as stationery, reusable water bottles and lunch boxes.

Your back to school checklist 

School Uniform 

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

Head to Asda Living, Marks & Spencer, New Look, Next, River Island and TK Maxx.  

M&S school uniform
Image provided by M&S

 

Underwear, accessories and swimwear  

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

Head to Asda Living, JD Sports, Marks & Spencer, New Look, Next, River Island, schuh and TK Maxx

 

School Shoes 

  • Black school shoes 
  • Trainers 
  • Ballet shoes 

Head to Asda Living, Charles Clinkard, Footasylum, JD Sports, Marks & Spencer, New Look, Next, River Island, schuh, Skechers, SportsDirect.com and TK Maxx

 

School shoe measuring and fitting at Teesside Park 

You can also book shoe fitting appointments and beat the queues for Clarks here and Charles Clinkard here.  

Two school children wearing clarks school shoes
Image provided by Clarks 

 

Gym and outdoor wear 

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

Head to Asda Living, Charles Clinkard, Footasylum, JD Sports, Marks & Spencer, New Look, Next, River Island, schuh, Skechers, SportsDirect.com and TK Maxx.  

back to school with JD Sports
Image provided by JD Sports

School bag, lunch boxes and water bottles  

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

Head to Asda Living, Boots, Footasylum, JD Sports, Marks & Spencer, New Look, Next, Poundland, River Island, SportsDirect.com, WH Smith and TK Maxx.  

 

Stationery for school

  • 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 Asda Living, Boots, Hobbycraft, Poundland, WH Smith and TK Maxx

 

School Books 

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

Head to TK Maxx and WH Smith.  

 

School tech and chargers

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

Head to Asda Living, currys, TK Maxx and WH Smith.  

 

Hand sanitiser, keyrings and more 

  • Hand sanitiser 
  • Key ring 
  • Hairbrush 
  • Deodorant  

Head to Asda Living, Boots, H&M, Next, Poundland, Superdrug and TK Maxx.  

 

Back to school extras 

Pick up kids’ vitamins, antihistamine and more from Boots, Holland & Barrett and Superdrug.   

 

Breakout time  

After all the shopping, let the kids enjoy some downtime with tickets to Hollywood Bowl or Showcase Cinema or enjoy Teesside Park’s welcoming (and kid-friendly) cafes and restaurants for well-earned food and drinks. 


Image provided by Hollywood Bowl

 

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