ARE YOU READY?
It’s been a great summer, but it’s nearly time to go back to school.
From uniforms to pencil cases, new glasses to new jumpers, with the perfect mix of big high street names and independent shops, you can find everything you need for the new term at Lion Walk Shopping Centre & Red Lion Yard, right in the heart of Colchester.
BECAUSE NOT ALL UNIFORMS ARE THE SAME
No matter what size, short, tall, big or small, head down to BHS to find the perfect school uniform from just £4. Sizes age 3 to 16. And, when you need a break from shopping visit BHS’s restaurant to try the new kids’ menu with 20% off your total bill when you buy a kids’ meal.
THERE’S A CHILL IN THE AIR
Pop into River Island to prepare for school and the more Autumnal weather. You can currently snap up 2 for £30 on selected shirts and jumpers in the men’s department.
Topshop and Topman’s autumn collection has also arrived including items perfect for the school start. In the women’s department look out for: black smart trousers £25, smart white shirt £20, Hype floral backpack £24.99 and the Khaki Parka coat for £65.
In Topman you will find stylish Corsten black soft pointed shoes for £32 and five pairs of black socks for £10 PLUS much more.
MAKE SURE THEY GET AN EYEFUL
The start of another school year is a good time to take your children to the optician to make sure their eyes are healthy and their vision is unimpaired. Boots Optician and Vision Express, both provide FREE eye tests for children up to 16.
PLUS, there’s 2-for-1 on children’s glasses at Vision Express and Boots Opticians is offering half price on a second pair.
BOOKS, PENS & MORE
Head to WH Smith to stock up on your school supplies.
Pick up a dictionary, prices start from just £1.49. You can also save £10 on a 24 pack of Sharpie Pens, now only £6.99.
Check out the cute pencil cases and exercise books from WH Smiths’ exclusive Bramblewood collection which features foxes and owls.