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Our Back to School Guide

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The back to school shop comes around quicker than ever each year. It can be a mammoth task to find the right school bag, shoes, lunch box, the list goes on! That’s why we’ve put together a helpful guide of the Arndale that have all the back to school essentials your kids will need to start the new school year.


Rymans is a one-stop-shop stocked full of all the bright and colourful stationery you could dream of. You’re guaranteed to find everything you could ever need to fit inside a pencil case in this store – pens, pencils, highlighters, rulers, even the school bag itself.


We all know Smiggle for its fun, bright and colourful patterns and their back to school range doesn’t disappoint. You’ll find backpacks, water bottles, lunch boxes and stationery in vibrant bold prints your kids will love. Smiggle has a range of back to school collections in a variety of different patterns. Head down there now and find the perfect one for your little one.


They may have little feet but your kids sure do take on big adventures. Clarks’ wide collection of back to school shoes are built to withhold playing, running and climbing in the playground. You may even find a nature-inspired toy hidden inside their shoes, encouraging kids to learn, play and discover a world full of surprises.


High school and college students, we haven’t forgotten about you. Look stylish and fresh this school year with big name brands like Adidas, Nike, The North Face and more. From all-black versatile trainers to puffer coats that will keep you warm through the changing weather.