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10 OF THE
BEST SCHOOL
ESSENTIALS

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

Shop school uniform

Gingham girl

This 100% cotton dress will keep her comfortable in summer and parents will love the non-iron tech. Your online review: “It looks smart, washes well, has plenty of room to move and keeps them cool.”

Summer school dresses here

Girl wearing M&S school red gingham dress
 

Get shirty

The best time-saver ever, our non-iron shirts are brilliant for a fuss-free smart look. Your online review: “Excellent quality, great value and always washes perfectly. I won’t buy school shirts anywhere else.”

Non-iron shirts here

M&S blue short-sleeved non-iron school shirt
 

Up their polo game

These polos can handle anything life throws at them. Your online review: “You can get similar versions elsewhere but they just don’t compare. Washes well, keeps good shape and colour looks fresher for longer.”

Two-pack polo shirts

Boy wearing M&S white school polo shirt
 

Blazer glory

Nothing says smart like a classic blazer – and these are stain- and weather-proof and even ink-resistant. Your online review: “The blazer is very well made and the fit on a teen girl is lovely.”

Trail blazer

M&S school uniform blazer
 

The not-too-prim pinafore

Girls dig the zipper detail, while parents love that it has permanent pleats. Your online review: “Great pinafores. I tumble-dry these, give them a shake, hang them up, no ironing needed. No bobbling like other brands.”

Pick the perfect pinafore

Girl wearing M&S school uniform grey pinafore
 

Go short

These stain- and crease-resistant, on-trend shorts are totally play-proof. Your online review: “They look very smart, fit perfectly and are tremendous value for money. I wouldn’t shop anywhere else for these.”

School shorts here

Boy wearing M&S skinny school shorts sitting on a skateboard
 

Pleats please

Stain- and crease-resistant with permanent pleats so there’s no need to iron. Your online review: “Lovely fit on my slim teen. Easy-care fabric so no ironing – she loves them as much as I do!”

Shop the skirt

M&S school skirt with stain-resistant fabric and permanent pleats
 

The suits-all sweater

Warm, durable and available in eight school-friendly hues – this unisex sweater has clever StayNew tech, meaning less bobbling and colour loss. Your online review: “Good quality and value cotton jumpers.”

Jumper this way

Girl wearing M&S school uniform sweater
 

Their cotton socks

A classic knee-high style that looks good all year round. Your online review: “Lovely traditional socks that stay up, are very flattering and my daughter loves them.”

Top socks

M&S school uniform knee-length white socks
 

Best foot forward

For every adventure, big or small, these scuff-resistant shoes take them there. Your online review: “They fit well, look smart and my daughter says they’re very comfortable – a great price too.”

Step up

Girls wearing M&S scuff-resistant school shoes
 

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