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It’s not too late to shop for back to school essentials!

New Term, Fresh Start

The schools may have already started back, but if you’re still looking for the last few bits of school necessities, then don’t fret — we’re giving you the chance to WIN a £25 gift voucher to spend on back to school essentials from our stores here at Wellgate*!

There are two vouchers up for grabs and to be in with a chance of winning, head to our Facebook page now to answer our Back to School competition quiz!

*Applicable stores only, Terms & Conditions apply.

But first, if you’re not sure about what to put on your shopping list, we’ve browsed the shelves for you and put together our must-haves — not to be missed for the new academic year.


School uniform is a staple, and boy do these little ones grow-up fast. But it doesn’t need to cost the earth. Pep&Co at Poundland have a range of affordable and durable uniform basics from shirts, cardigans, dresses and even shoes. Prices start from, well you guessed it—£1!

Diaries & Notebooks

Remember the feeling of writing on the very first page of a brand new notebook or diary? Keep up those good intentions and put some sparkle into your week with an academic diary from The Works.

Prices start from just £1.50

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Stay Wild with this Miami Jungle Notebook from B&M – £2.49

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Don’t forget how totally BOSS you are with a life-affirming notebook from Poundland – £1

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Having the right tools for the job is paramount, but who says they need to be dull!

Comic Bumper Stationery Set – £5 – The Works

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If you want to write with style, start with a stylish pen – £1 each – Poundland


Pencil Cases

Take a deep breath and breathe in that fresh, new pencil case smell. There really is nothing else like it. A new year deserves a new pencil case.

Unicorn Pencil Pouch with Sharpener – £2.50 – The Works

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This guy is hungry for pencils, feed him up!

Shark Pencil Case – £4 – The Works

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For even more Back to School inspiration, head to our dedicated Pinterest board for the best of the rest at Wellgate.


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