The best back-to-school stationery buys to start the year right

Get stocked up for the new school year without even leaving the house.

Back to school stationery

by Jade Moscrop |
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When the back-to-school period looms, it can feel like a bit of a whirlwind. First comes the mad rush of getting school uniform, and then comes the task of grabbing all the stationery essentials needed for the new term.

While you might usually pop into town for your back-to-school essentials, there are so many amazing choices to look out for online.

Not only is there a huge variety of back-to-school stationery, rucksacks, pencil cases and more available, but you can also order it all straight to your door while potentially saving money. Win, win, win.

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Whether your kids need scientific calculators, art supplies or THE coolest pencil case in the school, we've rounded up the best back-to-school essentials to get you started.

Grab the kids, the laptop and teach them all about the joys of online shopping. Then, all that's left to do is have a think about what to have for school lunches...

SHOP: The best back to school stationery you can buy

Pukka Pads A4 Metallic Jotta Wirebound Notebook (Pack of 3)
Price: £10.49


Of course, maybe one of the most plastic essentials that you'll find on a back-to-school shopping

Tuloka Geometry Compass Set 10pcs
Price: £9.99


This geometry set is perfect for all their maths needs, featuring two drawing compasses, a

Castle Art Supplies 72 Coloured Pencil Set
Price: £39.99


If your child has chosen art as an option or really excels in those classes, pick up this huge

Q-Connect A4 2 Ring Binder

Rrp: £47.58

Price: £14.92


Keep school work organised with this 10 pack of folders, great for projects or revision.

Hype Lilac Clouds Backpack
Price: £29.99
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Your child's going to need a backpack to keep them company throughout the school year - and one of

Vans Unisex Ranged 2 Backpack
Price: £32.95


Vans is a timeless brand, so you really can't go wrong with this classic black backpack.

Silvine A4 Wirebound Notebooks
Price: £3.99


These cute notepads come in a variety of colours, perfect for expressing your child's personality.

Helect 2-Line Engineering Scientific Calculator
Price: £9.99


Of course, your children are going to need a scientific calculator if they're making their way

Rapesco 0688 A4/Foolscap Plastic Popper Wallet

Rrp: £5.99

Price: £4.99


These folders are great for projects as they keep everything nice and secure. Now they'll never be

Fyore Luxury PU Leather Pencil Case
Price: £9.98


This simple leather pencil case will suit a variety of tastes; it's hard-wearing and high quality.


Rrp: £7.75

Price: £6.63


If you're looking for a different colour range in your highlighters then these are a great buy. I

Fineliner STABILO point 88, Pack of 15
Price: £11.37


These pens are a real all-rounder. Not only do they come in a variety of amazing, vibrant colours

Jade Moscrop is the Commercial Content Editor for Closer, specialising in lifestyle topics. When she’s not writing about affordable homeware, beauty products and gym leggings, she can usually be found a hot girl walk, buying houseplants or listening to female-fronted rock bands.

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