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Get ready for Back to School with the Swan Centre

The school holidays may seem long, but they will be back to school before your know it. So get ahead and stock up on those back to school essentials, and avoid the mad rush before the start of term.

The Swan Centre is your local and convenient shopping destination for all your ‘Back to School’ essentials, from uniform, shoes and bags to pencils, pens and protractors, and with a whole host of family friendly restaurants, cafe’s and leisure venues, why not make a day of it.

To make life even easy, we have put together a simple checklist to ensure that nothing is missed, and rounded up the best places to get everything.

School uniform checklist

School stationary checklist


School uniform basics


*image from New Look


H&M and New Look have all the school basics you need including polo shirts, school shirts and blouses, trousers, skirt and dresses. All at great value prices.

School shoes

School shoes shopping is a word that can trigger panic, but the Swan Centre has it all sorted! Why not get ahead of the crowd and book your fitting appointment at Clarks, and get them measured to ensure that they have shoes that not only fit correctly, but also have room to grow.

Or why not head to Shoezone for a great range of quality shoes are amazing value? That’s not forgetting H&M, New Look, Sports Direct and JD that also stock school shoes that are kind on the purse and are sure to be a hit in the playground.

*image from Shoe Zone

School coats and bags

Send them back in style with a school coat that not only looks good, but also keeps that dry. Trespass and TKMaxx have some fanatasticly prices pieces now in stock.

*image from Trespass

Looking for a school bag? Why not try Ryman, Sportsdirect, Shoezone, JD or H&M who have a fantastic range of school bags in store now.

*image from Ryman

PE Kits

With two sports shops in the Centre, Sportsdirect and JD are you one shop shops for all your PE kits essentials. Not forgetting Shoe Zone and Clarks for those all important plimsolls and trainers.

*image from JD Sports

School stationary essentials

Send them back to school with the tools they need to succeed with pencils, pencil cases, protectors and pens from WHSmith, TKMaxx and Ryman

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