Back To School Essentials

Heading back to school is an exciting adventure for kids and parents alike. Kids are eager to finally meet their new classmates, get their hands on new school supplies, and make plans for the year. Though it’s wonderful for the student, parents have to ensure there children have everything they need to excel.

Before you know it school time will be here, but worry not - our back to school essentials guide should help you get prepared!

Back To School Essentials

Kids' Waterproof Jacket

A waterproof jacket is one of the most essential items in the back to school season, with the UK weather being so unpredictable, these lightweight jackets protect your little one from all the elements. When choosing a kids' waterproof jacket it's important to look what material is used to ensure the jacket is waterproof and not just water repellent. Here at Regatta, we've got plenty of kids' jackets to choose from, you can shop our range of girls' waterproof jackets or boys' waterproof jackets to find a suitable waterproof for your child.

Kids' Stormbreak Waterproof Jacket

Reasons To Buy:

  • Waterproof Hydrafort polyester fabric
  • Durable water repellent finish
  • Taped seams
  • Grown on hood
  • Elasticated cuffs
  • 2 lower pockets
  • Adjustable shockcord hem age 7+
  • Available in navy, black and pink

  • Uniform & Shoes

    Arguably the most important thing to remember is your children's uniform and shoes. We would advise you get your uniform shopping done as soon as possible as they tend to sell out very quickly.

  • Shirt & Polo Shirt
  • Skirt & Trousers
  • Cardigan & Jumper
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • PE Kit
  • Hats, Scarf & Gloves
  • Top Tip: Don't forget to add labels with your child's name to their uniform, we would recommend using iron on labels.


    Choosing a rucksack for your child can be difficult, because there is so much choose out there. It's important to think about what they actually need to fit in their bag, do they have to carry a laptop or is it just their homework, books and packed lunch? When shopping remember rucksacks sizes come in litres, the higher the litres the more space inside the rucksack.

    Kids' Blackfell III Nano 12L Rucksack

    Reasons To Buy:

  • 12 litre capacity
  • Highly reflective printed panels in strategic zones for enhanced visibility
  • Hardwearing polyester fabric
  • Air mesh back construction to allow ventilated airflow
  • Adjustable sliding chest harness
  • Soft micro mesh water bottle side pockets
  • Zipped front pocket
  • Also available in blue

  • Equipment

    You may find that your child's school has some requirements of what stationary they require, for example when they reach a certain level they will need a scientific calculator. Here's a list of what they might need.

    • • Notepad
    • • Pens/Pencils
    • • Pencil Sharpener
    • • Rubber
    • • Ruler
    • • Glue Stick
    • • Pencil Case

    As well as these stationary essentials, there are also other bits of equipment that you should make sure your child has enough room for in their bag such as: lunch bag, umbrella, anti-bacterial gel and tissues.

    Kids' Brigade II Full Zip Fleece Classic Red

    Reasons To Buy:

  • 170 series Microfleece
  • Layer Lite Fabric Technology
  • Quick drying
  • Easy care
  • 2 zipped lower fleece pockets
  • Chin guard
  • Good wicking performance

  • Looking to keep your children entertained during the summer holidays? Have a read of our latest post about Things To Do With Kids .

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