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Back to School Essentials From Utility

We all remember that feeling of having a fresh set of pens, pencils, and notebooks to mark the beginning of the school year. The seasonal transition from August to September brings with it a chance to start afresh, and is an ideal time for your little ones to express themselves with a shiny new stationary collection.

From to-do lists and highlighters to planners and sticky notes, buying new school supplies is a great way to prepare for the academic year ahead and is a chance to let your child’s personality shine. Here is a selection of our top back to school essentials to that will liven up even the most boring of subjects!


Going back to school need not be dull with our cute and quirky selection of colourful notebooks. With stickers, to-do lists and colour coded tabs, who would have thought getting organised could be so much fun!

  1. 1. Ban.do 17 Month Planner - Have Fun Be Nice Work Hard
  2. 2. Gemma Correll Doing My Best Notebook
  3. 3. Blush and Gold Planner
  4. 4. Ban.do 17 Month Planner - Lilac Glitter

Pens and Highlighters

Decent writing materials are a must-have for term time, whether it's writing essays, working out equations or highlighting notes for exams. Our vibrant range of gel pens and highlighters will help brighten up their exercise books and give those revision notes a neon glow!

  1. 1. Yes Studio Glow Highlighter Set
  2. 2. Hay Bullet Pen
  3. 3. Ban.do Write On Pen Set - Take Care
  4. 4. Paper Poetry Gel Pen - Pastel Rainbow


Now you’ve got all of your stationary sorted, you’ll need a place to put it all! Luckily our colourful range of bags are perfect for storing all of those back to school essentials.

  1. 1. Lefrik Small Scout Bag - Mustard
  2. 2. Rains Mini Backpack - Metallic Charcoal
  3. 3. ROKA London Willesden G Bag - Atlantic
  4. 4. ROKA London Bantry B Bag - Tangerine

Enamel Pins

Popular with kids and adults alike, no school blazer or bag would be complete without one of our stylish enamel pins from Ohh Deer!

  1. 1. Sausage Dog Enamel Pin
  2. 2. Cat Enamel Pin
  3. 3. UFO Enamel Pin
  4. 4. Bumblebee Enamel Pin

“Whatever you choose for your stationery is your favourite colour because it’s where you pour your heart out.” Mary E. Pearson, American children’s author.

Browse our Pinterest board for all of the best back to school ideas and inspiration.

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