Back to school blog

Back to school season is upon us and we all know how tough it can be after a long summer break. From last minute shopping trips, early nights and early mornings as well as establishing a routine. So if you’re looking for style inspiration to start the school year off right then look no more.

Here are some of our favourite back to school items for your little ones to look out for here at The Springs.


Keep them stylish for the busy day ahead with Next’s school uniform dresses. You’ll find a wide range of gingham and pinafore dresses in their Back to School collection.

Find these flat-front trousers which are designed for a perfect and comfortable fit. Alongside the cosiest knitted V-neck jumper, perfect for layering as the Autumn season approaches.


Keep your little ones’ feet happy from playtime to classroom and everywhere in between with these comfortable Trux Kids black easy fasten shoes for boys and these girls brogue shoes by Lilley which come with a firm grip and support beneath .


Autumn’s around the corner and with it brings cooler weather and this calls for new-season clothing and accessories. Check out this red dinosaur raincoat and floral hooded lightweight jacket also from TKMaxx. The hooded jacket comes with zipped pockets and a drawstring hood.

River Island

Shop everyday school basics such as these easy-to-care fabric skirts from River Island.

The Works

Start the school year on a good foot with Back to School supplies from The Works. From your favourite stationery to prime educational books such as this Letts KS1 Maths and English work activity book (ages 5-6).


Get the little ones ready for all sorts of adventures with stylish jackets from Fatface. Check out these Chevron colour block jackets for the boys and girls.