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Cheap School Uniform Cut the cost of school clothes

Last updated: 22 Jul 2014
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Now is a great time to start looking for cheap school uniform. Here's the low down on the best deals currently available if you want to get your kids kitted out ready for the new term. But there's likely to be sales in September if you can wait till then.

Do report any other bargain uniforms you spot, and chat about the quality of these items in the Cheap Uniform Deals discussion in the forum.



Aldi logoAldi - school uniform for £4In-store only, from age 4-11

Limited stock

Get a whole school uniform (ages 4-11 only) for £4 in-store at Aldi from Thu 24 Jul.

Although Aldi has confirmed there will be stock in every store from Thu 24 Jul, this is a special buy item and is therefore only available for a short time while stocks last - if you want it, you'll need to go quick.

What do you get?

  • Sweatshirt - £1.25
  • 2-pack polo shirts - £1.25
  • Trousers OR skirt - £1.50

How to get the kit: In-store only. Find your nearest Aldi.

Note: Often stores sell items in multipacks and it isn't possible to buy them individually. When we quote prices in our headlines we take this into account and quote the full cost of buying a whole school uniform using multipacks.

Tesco logoTesco - school uniform from £5.75*In-store and online, from age 3-16

Ongoing

Get a whole school uniform (ages 3-16) from £5.75 at Tesco*, both in-store and online. Be aware, stock is limited at the moment on certain items, particularly in the Basics range.

What do you get?

Prices change depending on size. Different-sized stores get different ranges depending on size, so not all stores will have all items.

How to get the kit: In-store and online. Click and collect is free at over 900 stores.

Note: Often stores sell items in multipacks and it isn't possible to buy them individually. When we quote prices in our headlines we take this into account and quote the full cost of buying a whole school uniform using multipacks.

Asda logoAsda - school uniform from £7.50*In-store and online, from age 3-16

Ongoing

Get a whole school uniform (ages 3-16) from £7.50 at Asda*, both in-store and online.

What do you get?

Prices change depending on size. 

How to get the kit: In-store and online. Click and collect is free. Standard delivery's £2.95.

Note: Often stores sell items in multipacks and it isn't possible to buy them individually. When we quote prices in our headlines we take this into account and quote the full cost of buying a whole school uniform using multipacks.

SainsburySainsbury's - school uniform from £10*In-store only and available all year

Ongoing

Get a school uniform (it doesn't currently have trousers) from £10 at Sainsbury's* as part of its TU range.

What do you get?

How to get the kit: Only selected stores sell clothing so use the location function to find your nearest Sainsbury's selling kids' wear. The TU clothing range isn't available online.

Note: Often stores sell items in multipacks and it isn't possible to buy them individually. When we quote prices in our headlines we take this into account and quote the full cost of buying a whole school uniform using multipacks.

BHS logoBHS - school uniform from £11.15*In-store and online.

Ongoing

Get a whole school uniform (ages 3-16) from £11.15, in-store and online at BHS*. Be aware, there isn't a lot of stock at the moment.

What do you get?

Prices change depending on size.

How to get the kit: In-store and at BHS. Delivery's £3.95 or free if you collect in store.

Note: Often stores sell items in multipacks and it isn't possible to buy them individually. When we quote prices in our headlines we take this into account and quote the full cost of buying a whole school uniform using multipacks.

Debenhams logoDebenhams - school uniform from £13.60*In-store and online

Ongoing

Get a whole school uniform (ages 3-16) at Debenhams*, starting from £13.60.

What do you get?

These are Debenhams prices:

  • Sweatshirt*- £4-£8.80 (was £5-£11, available in black, red, blue, green and grey)
  • 2-pack polo shirts* - £4-£10.40 (was £5-£13)
  • Trousers* - £5.60-£10.40 (was £7-£13)
  • Skirt* - £5.60-£7.20 (was £7-£9, up to age 10 only)

How to get the kit: In-store and online at Debenhams. Delivery is £3.99 or free if you collect in store.

Note: Often stores sell items in multipacks and it isn't possible to buy them individually. When we quote prices in our headlines we take this into account and quote the full cost of buying a whole school uniform using multipacks.

Marks and Spencer logoMarks and Spencer - school uniform from £14*Available all year, in-store and online.

Ongoing

Get a whole school uniform (ages 3-16) from £14 in-store and online at Marks and Spencer*.

What do you get?

Prices change depending on size.

How to get the kit: In-store and online at M&S*. Delivery's £3.50, and you can get free next day delivery to over 450 M&S stores.

Note: Often stores sell items in multipacks and it isn't possible to buy them individually. When we quote prices in our headlines we take this into account and quote the full cost of buying a whole school uniform using multipacks.

John Lewis logoJohn Lewis - school uniform from £16*Includes Standard and Value ranges

Ongoing

Get a Standard or Value whole school uniform (ages 3-16) at John Lewis* from £16.

What do you get?

Standard:

Value:

Prices change depending on size. This is their usual price and will be continuing in-store and online.

How to get the kit: In-store and online at John Lewis*. Delivery's £3, click and collect from selected John Lewis and Waitrose stores is free.

Note: Often stores sell items in multipacks and it isn't possible to buy them individually. When we quote prices in our headlines we take this into account and quote the full cost of buying a whole school uniform using multipacks.

Next logoNext - school uniform from £17Online and in some stores

Ongoing

Get a whole school uniform (ages 3-16) in-store and online, from £17 at Next.

What do you get?

Prices change depending on size. Always available online and in some stores.

How to get the kit: In-store and online. Delivery is £3.99 or free to any store.

Note: Often stores sell items in multipacks and it isn't possible to buy them individually. When we quote prices in our headlines we take this into account and quote the full cost of buying a whole school uniform using multipacks.

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