Tips to Save on Back to School Essentials

The list of things kids need at the start of term can be long and expensive. We have some budgeting tips that will help you make savings on essentials.

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Getting the kids ready for a new term is an expensive time of year. In addition to school uniforms and shoes, there are all the extra bits and pieces, and that adds up! 

According to the survey site, Toluna, in 2022 over 51% of parents said they will re-use school uniforms and other school items from the previous year. 26% of parents said they will switch to lower-priced brands and 22% said they will use cheaper retailers. 

Sarah-Jane Outten

Hi, I’m SJ. I’m an editor and content executive here at MyVoucherCodes. I started my journey here as a deals expert which gave me the skills to become a money-saving expert. You can find my tips and recommendations in various publications including The Sun, The Mirror, and The Telegraph.