The ultimate back to school shopping list

Offers, brilliant buys and more at Teesside Park

Schools are heading back! So if you want to get all of your back to school shopping done and dusted before September (without having to return shoes or swap wrong-sized polo shirts) then Teesside Park’s shops which include Asda Living for uniforms, Clarks for shoe appointments and special offers plus TK Maxx, Next, WH Smith and Currys PC World for stationery and tech are just the solution. 

From blazers and shoes, bags and backpacks to pens, books, stationery, drinks bottles and more* alongside special offers, Teesside Park is a welcoming socially distanced day out with great places to eat and drink, get organised and make sure your kids are looking forward to going back to school.

Teesside Park is open from 9am-8pm (7pm on Saturdays) and 11am-5pm on Sundays. Store opening times may vary, please check with indiviual retailers. 


Find shoes that fit

back to school shoes by Clarks

Trying on – and finding – shoes for the new term is never the easiest of jobs for parents, but thankfully Teesside Park’s welcoming kids’ shoe shops have you covered with a range of clever offers and huge selections:

Book your spot at Clarks – and get a guaranteed fit until 2021! 

With 200 years of expert shoemaking, Clarks know about caring for growing feet to provide unbeatable all-day comfort. Their school shoes pass up to 60 tough tests, from flexing leather 500,000 times to pulling laces to destruction. The result? The best school shoes ever, keeping feet happy from playtime to home time and every step in between. It’s a collection that has everything from bright colours and easy fastening to growing room built in.
Plus, buy Clarks school shoes now and they guarantee they'll fit until 28th February 2021**. If they don't, they’ll exchange for a new pair.
And, to make things even easier, you can now book your 15-minute shoe fitting appointments in advance so their expert fitters will ensure your kids start the new school term in comfort and style. Click here to organise your visit. 


Skechers’ go-to collection 

In need of some hard-wearing trainers that your kids love? Head to Skechers for a brilliant range of girls’ and boys’ trainers that last, look good and give great comfort to growing feet. 

Black Vans worn on a child sold by schuh


schuh has everything for classic black school shoes, Mary-Jane designs and premium leather school buys alongside trainers and plimsolls from Adidas and Vans. Featuring brands such as Kickers, Lelli Kelly, Nike and Dr. Martens school shoes – they totally have you covered. Plus they have a 10% discount for students all year round. 


For more teen-friendly shoes, Footasylum has a huge selection of shoes, backpacks and coats with Nike gym sacks, Vans backpacks, coats from North Face, Kings Will Dream and Adidas alongside an incredible range of black trainers, shoes and loafers, it’s a one-stop shop of buys to make kids and teens content. 


Where to buy your back to school uniform

Ready for your ultimate checklist? Print this off and tick off what you need then head to Asda Living who have you covered:

  • Blazers and jackets (from £10)
  • Cardigans and jumpers (from £4)
  • Gingham dresses (from £4)
  • Pinafores and dresses (from £5)
  • Polo shirts (from £2.50)
  • Shirts and blouses (from £3)
  • Shorts (from £2.50)
  • Skirts (from £5)
  • PE kits and sportswear (from £2)
  • Trousers (from £5)
  • Underwear, socks and tights (from £3)

With uniforms available in blue, burgundy, green, yellow, red and purple plus longer lengths and special fits, you can get your kids kitted out for the new term in one simple shopping trip. It’s the dream… 

If you’re missing anything, Next and Marks & Spencer at Teesside Park also have a range of uniforms ready to go. Marks & Spencer are also currently offering 25% off uniforms with designs that are made to last with dirt-repellent finishes for added durability, crease-resistant fabrics – including non-iron shirts – and scuff-resistant shoes to save you time and stress. 

And for underwear, socks, tights, hairbands and PE kits, don’t forget to pop into to H&M, New Look and TK Maxx for brilliant finds. 

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Shop your stationery

See below for everything you might need for the new term.

  • Textbooks
  • Pens (black or blue) 
  • Pencil case
  • Pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Rubbers
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Ruler
  • Correction fluid
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Maths supplies (compass, protractor, set square, calculator)
  • Memory stick
  • Earphones
  • Notebooks
  • Backpack
  • Lunch box
  • Drink bottle 

From textbooks and notepads to pens and rulers, WH Smith is your go-to shop for everything you need. Plus, swing by TK Maxx for brilliant finds such as backpacks, water bottles, stationery sets and great books for kids. Finally, Currys/PC World will have memory sticks, headphones and laptops for secondary school. 

For more information about back to school shopping at Teesside Park for autumn 2020, click here

*Availability dependent on stock. 

**Subject to size. T&Cs apply .

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