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FAB FIVE Back to School ideas across Central Milton Keynes

FAB FIVE Back to School ideas across Central Milton Keynes

With school starting and university adventures about to begin, we bring you FIVE FAB places within Central Milton Keynes to buy those essential items to make the transition seamless.


1: John Lewis at Centre:MK– If you are preparing to send a student off to college or university, John Lewis offers an extensive range of Uni Essentials with everything needed to equip a student for the year ahead. From desks, homeware, and cooking utensils to help them settle into new accommodation, to all the technical equipment needed to support a student’s studies including laptops and Apple MacBooks.

Check out the full list here.



2: Smiggle at centre:mk – Still looking for last minute Back to School supplies? Then get yourself to Smiggle. Not only do they have a number of different styles of backpacks, water bottles, lunch boxes, and pencil case, but there are also discounts available which increase the more you spend. Spend £100 and get 15% off, spend £150 and get 20% off or spend £200 and get 25% off.

They’re also celebrating their 20th birthday, so keep your eyes peeled for some special collections.



3: Waterstones at Midsummer Place – School and University aren’t all about hard work, but also finding time to relax in between too. Currently, you can enjoy up to 20% off paperbacks at Waterstones, great for those who want to relax their minds, give themselves a laugh, learn something new or just get lost in a good book.

Students may also be interested in the great range of cookery books available too – including Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredients Mediterranean: Simple Incredible Food, published on 31 August – helping you make more with less. Beats noodles and microwave meals, any day.



4: Charles Clinkard at Midsummer Place – With kids going back to school, it’s a big decision in deciding what shoes they will want to wear this coming year. The only option may be black, but Charles Clinkard offers a wide range of styles with plenty of big name brands including Skechers, Clarks and Geox. Get yourself booked into the Midsummer Place store today, and their shoe experts will advise you on the perfect pair of shoes to make that walk to school even more comfortable, and stylish.



5: Slug & Lettuce – The Hub: Looking for a way to give your much-loved student-to-be a perfect send-off? Then why not treat them to a meal or a few going away drinks at Slug & Lettuce.

You could also send them off with the present of a gift card from £10 to £160 so they can celebrate in their own time. Either way, the Slug & Lettuce offers everything from soft drinks and mocktails perfect for bottomless brunches and celebratory family meals.


Main photo supplied by John Lewis.

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