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Back to School Essentials

Avoid the last minute rush for your little ones back to school essentials and get ahead of the autumn term with fresh uniforms, shoes, bags and stationery from Eldon Square.


Clarks are the go-to for every parent preparing their children to go back to school. Clarks footwear is guaranteed to be durable, long-lasting and resilient against playing in the mud, races in the playground or whatever new adventure the kids have had that day. You can now skip the queues by booking an appointment with Clarks to get new school shoes fitted in-store.

Head to the Clarks website for contact information on how to book.

Charles Clinkard

Get your kids prepared for this upcoming school season with an in-store shoe appointment at fitting specialists Charles Clinkard. Try a pair of Startrite Boys Rocket Shoes with spongey rubber soles and leather uppers to protect feet from playground debris. Or pick up a pair of Lelli Kelly Audrey Dolly shoes perfect for parading around the playground, with a handy adjustable strap to ensure the shoes stay firmly on the feet all day long.


Next is your one-stop shop for the smartest school look on the playground. Their school uniform range features ultra-smart schoolwear designed to keep up with their busy days in the classroom and make life easier on laundry day. With everything from shirts, skirts and shoes to stationery – Next have your back to school shopping sorted.


Did you know Schuh has expanded their kid’s range? From smart school shoes to trainers and plimsolls designed for sports days and lunchtime kick around, there is something for all occasions. As well as a huge range of bags big enough to fit all the school essentials or stylish enough for teenagers to strut around school feeling smug.

John Lewis & Partners

John Lewis & Partners have high-quality school uniform available at a great value included in their ANYDAY range, including easy-care shirts and hard-wearing trousers. No matter what school age you are buying for, from reception to college, the John Lewis & Partners school uniform shop caters for them all.

Book your fitting appointment via the John Lewis & Partners website and receive a FREE Jude’s ice cream when you buy school shoes before 9 September.


Nothing says new school year like a brand new full set of stylish stationery. Head to Typo to pick up a fresh set of highlighters, crisp white notebooks, coloured pens & pencils and all the additional accessories needed in the school drawer for those “you never know when…” moments.


From nifty storage options to basic desk essentials, Paperchase has everything you need for back-to-school. Make lunchtimes even more fun with character lunch boxes, ensure they keep hydrating with funky water bottles and get them excited to work with trendy on-the-go pencil cases. Pick up a back-to-school bundle with backpacks, lunch boxes, drinks bottles and pencil cases all available.

Fancy a bite to eat with your little ones after a day of shopping? Visit one of our many child-friendly restaurants. Find out more here.