If you are shopping for the start of the school year always try and buy school uniform early, about 6-8 weeks before term starts. If you are afraid your child might have a summer holiday growth spurt use our Measuring guide which will help you find the right size (including room to spare).
There's a cost versus laundry frequency trade-off when deciding how much to buy. The more you buy, the fewer times a week you'll have to run a wash. We’ve included some guidelines here to give you an idea of how much uniform to buy.
Don't forget, we stock school uniform and school-related essentials all year round so if you do have an emergency and need your uniform quickly try our next day store delivery service.
Our smart and easy-to-iron school polos and blouses are comfy and practical uniform essentials. We sell a range of sleeve lengths, colours and designs. Short sleeved shirts are a better choice for all year round use and are better for younger children because they make dressing/undressing easier. Recommended quantity: 4-6
Our trousers and shorts are made with clever fabrics in a range of fits to make them stain resistant, water resistant and crease resistant to help keep kids comfortable and smart all day.
Recommended quantity: 2-5
Made from soft cotton and wool blends, our smart school uniform jumpers and cardigans will keep him warm. We have a range of sleeve lengths and styles in clever fabrics that minimise colour fading and bobbling to ensure clothes look new, wash after wash.
Recommended quantity: 2-3
Our boys' school blazers are expertly tailored for a great fit and smart
appearance. They're treated with our unique Stormwear+™ finish, making them resistant to water, so kids will stay dry whatever the weather.
We also sell school specific blazers - see our personalised school uniform.
Recommended quantity: 1-2
We sell a range of winter coat styles that are designed to be warm and durable.
Itʼs also worth investing in a lightweight kagool or raincoat for the warmer
months. Donʼt forget to buy a coat thatʼs large enough to fit over his blazer.
Recommended quantity: 1
We sell a wide range of stylish and comfy school shoes. From scuff resistant leather classics to trainers and plimsolls. If
you are buying shoes for the start of the
new school year we recommend shopping early to ensure you get the correct size
and avoid long queues.
Recommended quantity: 1
We sell a wide range of sportswear
perfect for PE or after-school
activities. Buy a pair of trainers or
plimsolls specifically for school that
can be kept in their PE bag. Plimsolls
and trainers with adjustable Velcro
fastenings are the best choice for
younger children or for children with
2 pair of shorts
1 pair trainers/plimsolls
Many of our socks are sold in
multi-packs for everyday value and
resist bobbling for longlasting
Recommended quantity: 4-5 pairs of socks
Don't forget to stock up on
essentials. Our underwear includes
soft underpants and vests in plain,
colour and print to keep him
comfortable through the school day.
Recommended quantity: 2-3 vests
and 5 pairs of underpants.