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Getting prepared for school ~ a uniform list!

on August 23, 2014

A pretty ‘uniform’ school list…

Very soon our little bear will be starting ‘big’ school.

This week I realised that I ought to go through my checklist of things we need.  I’d say it’s a pretty ‘uniform’ list (pun intended – sorry!), so feel free to follow this list yourself (although it’s not unisex so please consider that!..)  If I’ve forgotten anything glaringly obvious, please give me a nudge by commenting ~ I’ve still got a couple of weeks…thanks:


Pinafore dresses/skirts/trousers/polo shirts




P.E. kit

School coloured hair accessories

School bag for holding lunch box/spare clothes

School book bag

P.E. kit bag

Autumn coat

Name tags!

Lunch box

Drink bottle

Envelopes for dinner money etc

Change pot to keep somewhere handy for collecting loose change for said dinner money etc ~ every penny helps, right?

Tissues (for me on the first day!)


So please tell, have I missed something?

Do they need pencil cases and basic equipment to go in them at this ‘tender’ age?

Now to label everything up!… I may be some time.  Although I have done some already and not a needle and thread in sight 😉

It was pretty clear to me that my Word of the Week had to be ‘prepared’.

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6 responses to “Getting prepared for school ~ a uniform list!

  1. They have free school meals, don’t they? So no need for money? I’ve not got pencil cases and the like either, but then I’m in the same position as you and am clueless! Ah, hadn’t thought of tissues – good point! Thanks for sharing with #WotW

  2. Helen says:

    You’re so well prepared – very impressive! My littlest just started senior school but I still remember first day at school – glad you remembered the tissues!.

  3. Big milestone ahead. I still come across the beautiful embroidered labels that I bought my son for nursery and never used. Bad Mummy! Sounds like you have things under control and if you are not sure a quick phone call to the school will help. All the best

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