Back to School

Expert Advice For Dealing With Back to School Anxiety

Mental health expert Noel McDermott looks at first-day back nerves and shares expert tips for back-to-school anxiety. 

Gear Up And Go: 12 Back To School Accessories From Mountain Warehouse

From durable backpacks and weather-ready outerwear to comfortable activewear and sturdy footwear, Mountain Warehouse has got you covered.

Mummy Hacks: Where To Shop The Best School Uniform + Advice On What To Buy

Wondering where to shop school uniform and which pieces of branded uniform are actually worth buying from the kit shop? Here are our money-saving tips on the uniform shop.

Nature’s Classroom: What To Pack In Your Forest School Kit Bag

We’ve teamed up with Muddy Puddles, the coolest outdoor clothing brand for kids, to bring you a list of essentials for your forest school kit bag!

Get Your Kicks Here! Shop New School Shoes For September

With the new school year beginning in a matter of a few weeks we have pulled together some fantastic school shoes perfect to stroll into the new school year. 

Best Bags And Rucksacks To Rock The Walk To School

Get ready to rock the first day back with our ultimate round-up of the best school bags and rucksacks that’ll have every kid strutting their stuff.

A+ Fashion: Rachel Riley’s Trendsetting Back To School Looks

Ready to rock the playground with Rachel Riley’s back to school fashion?

Your Very Handy Back To School Kit List

Whether you’re shopping uniform for school, nursery or pre-school, we’ve pulled together a handy shopping list for the new school year.

4 Simple Ways To Support Your Kids’ Health

Small changes can go a long way in keeping your child well throughout the winter months.

Breakfast, Lunch & Snack Ideas: Tips For A Healthy Back To School Routine

If you’re looking for breakfast, lunchbox and snack ideas for the whole family, we’ve got some simple tips for a healthy back-to-school diet.

TRENDING! Organic Kids’ Fashion For AW22

If you’re looking for organic fashion for kids, and we’re talking beautiful, environmentally friendly clothes, look no further than Frugi.

Pencil Case Essentials To Make Learning To Write A Complete Breeze

STABLIO’s research discovered that holding a handwriting pencil incorrectly can impair a child’s performance at school, leading to unhealthy stress, tiredness and potential damage to the posture of the hand.

21 Healthy Lunchbox Snacks From Ocado

We’ve gathered our favourite go-to healthy snacks that are both nutritious and delicious, to get the brand new school year off to a rip-roaring start!

New School Or Moving Up A Year? Transition Reminders For SEND Parents

We need to get back to a routine, earn money and to stop ourselves from going crazy, but the big question is: are our children safe?

A Guide To Buying The Right School Shoes For Your Child

From measuring tips to choosing the right style for your child, we’ve got school shoes sussed.

How to Create a Stress-Free School Drop Off in Five Easy Steps

How To Create A Stress-Free School Drop Off In Five Easy Steps

Are you dreading the school drop-off? Dr Maryhan Baker is on hand with her expert advice on how to create a stress-free goodbye at the school gates.

How To Adjust To The Back To School Sleep Routine

Experienced Sleep Consultant Maryanne Taylor talks to us about re-establishing a “normal” sleep routine, which starts and ends with bedtime.

EYFS Reading List: 42 Great Books For Children Starting School

Why not choose a handful of books recommended for the Early Years Foundation Stage and enjoy reading with your child this summer? 

How To Talk To Your Child About Starting School: Top Tips From A Headmistress

Top tips on how to introduce the idea of a school uniform, advice on sharing, listening, toilet training and eating habits, and most importantly, how best to say goodbye at the school gate.

Must-Read Guide To Correctly Fitting And Buying Children’s Shoes Online

Start-Rite is on hand with some handy tips on how to measure your child’s feet and how to check correctly whether a pair of shoes fit properly.

Questions You Must Ask When Choosing A Nursery Or Pre-Prep School

Each family will have their own priorities, but over the years we have built up a list of the basic questions that parents usually ask. It’s now quite a long list, but many parents use these questions as a checklist to help them focus their search.

Does My Child Need A Tutor? And Top Tips For Choosing The Right Tutor For Your Child

Whether they’re not quite getting the grades or pushing homework to the last minute or being unable to focus in the classroom, a tutor can help your child get back on track.

The Best Books to Prepare Your Child for School

The UK’s largest reading charity BookTrust has pulled together a list of our favourite children’s books (for 5 and under) about starting school, friendships, kindness and enjoying everyone’s differences.

6 Tips For Helping Your Autistic Child Return To School

In this post, we are going to explore some useful tips for reducing stress and making going back to school less of a challenge.

Shop Online For Back To School Shoes Using This FREE Measuring Technique

Check out this simple three-step process to successfully measure your child’s feet so you can order a pair of correctly fitted school shoes online.

One Minute Children’s Hair Tutorial – Perfect For Back-To-School

Here’s how to do a simple french plait – perfect for back-to-school!