The Back to School Essentials Checklist

Ready to gear up the kids for another awesome school year? Here’s our handy back-to-school checklist to eliminate term-time prep hassle.

Black School Trainers

Check out the latest New Balance 574s or adidas Stan Smiths in sleek triple black. They’re classic and versatile options for their uniform and after-school looks.


Look for an on-trend backpack that suits their style and needs. Brands like Under Armour, adidas and Champion offer durable and pocket-filled options to organise school essentials.


Keep them warm and protected from the elements with a jacket. Check out brands like Columbia or Berghaus for options like puffer jackets or lightweight windbreakers for all weather.

Black Socks

Don’t forget to stock up on some black socks for school. Nike, adidas, or Under Armour offer comfortable options that’ll keep their feet cosy throughout the day.

PE Trainers

Grab an all-rounder pair of PE trainers to keep all activities covered in PE class. Nike, adidas, and Asics offer plenty of comfort in colourways they’ll love.

Sports Bag

A reliable sports bag is a must-have for carrying all their PE and after-school sports gear. Brands like Nike and Under Armour offer spacious, durable options that fit all their essentials.

Swimsuits and Trunks

If they’re doing swimming lessons, they’ll need a swimsuit or pair of trunks that’ll last. Speedo, adidas, or Nike offer plenty of options for both boys and girls. Remember a swimming cap and goggles!

Football Boots

Make sure they have a pair of football boots for all their PE lessons and after-school activities on the pitch. From Nike to PUMA, we’ve each playing surface and position covered.

Gaelic Gloves, Hurls, and Helmets

If they’re playing Gaelic games, they’ll need to have the right gear. Check out gloves, hurls, and helmets from brands like O’Neill’s, Murphy’s or Atak.

Water Bottle

Keep them hydrated throughout the day by carrying a reusable water bottle. Nike offers plenty of eco-friendly options to keep them refreshed during class time. 

From school-approved trainers to spacious backpacks, make sure your little ones are kitted out for success in the coming school year. 

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