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10 OF THE BEST SCHOOL UNIFORM ESSENTIALS

Tried and trusted school uniform, reviewed by parents. Don’t start term without it


The not-too-prim pinafore

Girls dig the zipper detail, while parents love the fact that this dress doesn’t need ironing.

You say: “I really like the quality, and girls love the butterfly on the zip.”


Get shirty

Save time on ironing and keep them happy? It’s entirely possible with this handy two-pack of easy-iron school shirts.

You say: “Great shirts for fussy, fashion-conscious teens.”


The suits-all sweater

Lightweight, durable and available in seven colours – our clever fabric technology means less bobbling and wear, keeping them smart for longer.

You say: “Excellent. Keeps its shape and colour. Great value for money.”


Gingham girl

The 100% cotton will keep her cool and parents will love the non-iron technology.

You say: “Easy maintenance gets my vote; there’s an Easy Dressing, Velcro fastening version too.”


Pleats please

Just above the knee with a permanent pleat and crease-resistant tech, meaning there’s no need to iron.

You say: “My daughter loves this skirt. It washes and tumble-dries well.”


Up their polo game

Armed with our unique technology that keeps fabrics looking newer for longer, these school polos will stay smart all year – and they come in four colours.

You say: “Fits, washes and wears well – and, importantly, no complaints from my 10-year-old.”


Their cotton socks

A classic knee-high style that looks good all year round.

You say: “My daughter loves these school socks. They fit her really well and stay white for longer than most.”


Blazer glory

Nothing says smart like a classic school blazer – and these are stain-resistant and weatherproof.

You say: “The adjustable cuff length grows with her.”


The long and short of it

Crease-resistant, on trend and play-proof, these shorts (and our pants too) are ideal for rough and tumble.

You say: “They fit my son perfectly and last ages.”


Best foot forward

For every adventure, big or small, our shoes take them there. Don’t miss our scuff-resistant styles.

You say: “Well done M&S for producing such stylish and practical school footwear.”

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