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Back to school

Back to school

Summer holidays are over and you are starting to get your child ready to go back to school. Find out how to make sure the return to school is smooth and your child makes the best possible start to the new school term. We've even got a fantastic 7-day back-to-school countdown so you can be super organised.

You can also find out all about the best labelling solutions for school and simple ways to save on school costs


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Beat back-to-school nerves
Many children feel a bit nervous about the start of a new school year, but for some, the jitters continue beyond the first few days. Here’s how to help your child de-stress if they’re finding going back to school a struggle.
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Back to school tips
When those blissful weeks of the summer holidays are drawing to a close, here’s what you can do to help your child get back in gear for school.
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Back to school: your seven-day countdown
The summer’s almost over and in a week’s time, you’ll need to be up, dressed and out of the house by 8.30am – help! Lucy Dimbylow asked the most organised people on the planet – mums of school-age children – to create the ultimate to-do list for the last week of the holidays, with no last-minute panics in sight.
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Get your child off to a great start in the new school year

There is lots you can do in advance to make sure your child has a fantastic year at school. Have a look through these articles for inspiration: