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BACK TO SCHOOL:
THE BEST SCHOOL BAGS

From printed primary-school backpacks to perfectly practical lunch boxes, find school bags they’ll love

School backpacks with style

When it comes to the annual back-to-school countdown, a fresh bag is certainly up there with shiny new shoes and a pristine pencil case in terms of must-haves. M&S backpacks are a great place to start. They’re made from water-repellent fabric, so a rain shower won’t mean soggy books, and have adjustable padded straps for comfort. Choose from a range of prints to suit every child’s taste.

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THE BEST SCHOOL BAGS & BACKPACKS

Lightning school backpack
Time to bolt for this lightning backpack
£20
Dinosaur-print school backpack
Roaringly good for dinosaur fans
£16
Northern Lights print backpack
Matching lunchbox available
£20
Leopard-print school backpack
Get your paws on this leopard-print bag
£20

Pick the perfect lunch box

While we’ll never stop pining for our Nineties Forever Friends lunchbox, it has to be said that the modern iteration is way more practical (and still very sweet). As well as fun printed designs, M&S lunch boxes feature Thinsulate™ technology to keep food cool, plus a handy side pocket for drinks storage. They’re designed with a seamless lining that is quick to clean and are machine washable for those really stubborn stains.

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THE BEST LUNCH BOXES

Monster truck print lunch box
Monster trucks for your little monster
£12
Flower and smiley-face print lunch box
Sprinkle some flower power
£14
Dinosaur-print lunch box
Go wild with a dinosaur-print lunch box
£12
Marble-print lunch box
Make lunchtime marble-ous with a swirl print
£12

Bags of character

Whether they’re fans of Minecraft or go bananas for Batman, we’ve got all their favourite characters within our school accessories range. Budding witches and wizards still waiting patiently for their Hogwarts letter will be spellbound by our Harry Potter range of backpacks, swim bags and pencil cases, or enchant little Disney fans with princess backpacks from Smiggle.

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THE BEST CHARACTER BAGS

Backpack with Harry Potter motifs
Add a little magic with Harry Potter
£22
Backpack with Minecraft print
It’s game on with a Minecraft backpack
£24
Backpack with Spiderman print
Plenty of space for superhero essentials
£18
Backpack with Marvel superhero print
Take on the day with their favourite heroes
£22

Words: Sophie Hines and Emily Sutherland

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