Are you a returning student, or perhaps a fresher? Are your little ones making their way back to school? Or, perhaps it is about to be their very first day at school, to make things a little easier we have put together a handy guide for getting you term time ready right here in Kings Heath!
Whether you need a little help to spruce up your study space or kitting the kids out with a few finishing touches to their student supplies we have got your new term covered.
We would love to recommend some of our top products, courtesy of just some of the brilliant shops in Kings Heath!
THE PEOPLE SHOP
- Kings Heath, 50 Poplar Road
PERFECT FOR THE STUDENT THAT LIKES TO STAND OUT…
The People Shop is THE place to head to for bespoke room decorations, here you can get yourself study supplies that break away from the basic binder, you can pick up something that helps you make quite the statement and makes a strong first impression!
Located on Poplar Road this modern store can be found on Poplar Road, within a short walking distance from the number 35 and 50 bus stop. https://www.thepeopleshop.co.uk/
The People Shop offers a variety of style steals, smartly designed and one of a kind, as the store prides itself on individuality. Not only this, but they also appeal to the cosy needs of a student away from or studying from home!
Have confidence and pride in your work by storing it in a beautiful handcrafted People Shop notebook. Prices range from £5.00- £15.00 per notebook but are well worth the spend for your university term!
You can also grab a lovely Katie Leamon Luxury Pencils while you are there – £10.00/ 14 pack, guaranteed to last you all term long!
PERFECT FOR THE CREATIVE TYPE…
– 1 Kings Court
These hand-painted Enki celeb mugs are a great leaving present for anyone who is off to university this September, just think about the rocking up to Halls of residence with one of these in your mug collection!
So go and grab a custom made Craig David mug immediately! If you’re not a big Craig David fan don’t worry Enki have a variety of different celebs to choose from!
Research suggests that being around plants can improve help your health and wellbeing, so what better companion to head off to freshers with than this beautifully shaped geometric terrarium packed full of green succulents!
To grab yourself something green head to…
THE KITCHEN GARDEN
- Kings Heath, 17 York Road
- Price range: £0.75- £5.00
Bring the garden inside with The Kitchen Garden, offering a variety of affordable and fashionable plants to decorate your new room.
BRING A STUDY BAG TO LIFE: BRUM: CITY OF MAKERS PIN
Add this cute little pin badge to a
bag to add a dose of originality! There are loads to choose from so why not get creative in the Kitchen Gardens badge selection in their indoor shop, located just outside of their Cafe in Kings Heath!
- £4.00- £8.00
PERFECT FOR THE COSY STUDENT…
- Kings Heath, 14 Poplar Road
- BLANKETS AND THROWS £10- £30
THE FURNITURE OUTLET
PERFECT FOR THE ORGANISED (OR UNORGANISED) STUDENT…
- High Street
Keep it neutral… (and affordable!)
If you are looking for nifty storage solutions you need to head to The Furniture Outlet, these monochromatic stackable storage boxes will help keep even the most clutter-prone tidy and organised £2.99 per box.
Excellent for holding stationery, new notebooks, the list goes on!
PERFECT FOR THE ENVIRONMENTALIST…
– 34 Poplar Road
With a new term closely approaching Honest Skincare is here to ensure that all self-care needs are covered!
Only a short walk from Armadillo and The People Shop, Honest Skincare sells completely organic self-care supplies. With a large array of product to choose from you can make this term environmentally friendly, for just £4.50 you can purchase a completely waste-free toothbrush!
Head instore for more information.
PERFECT FOR A STATIONERY TOP UP…
– 58-76 Alcester Road
You may be for a more affordable option to get the final pieces of your study supplies, for
PERFECT FOR STUDENT STARTER PACKS…
- 120-122 High Street
Set someone up to realise their culinary skills with this lightweight, five-piece stainless steel saucepan set, ideal for new students looking to get those essential supplies to begin the new term, at £17.50 it is incredibly good value for money too!
PERFECT FOR ADVENTURES…
– 153A High St
Kick the year off in comfort!
These pretty patents girls shoes are perfect for the new term!
Glossy and gorgeous, these shoes not only look fabulous but they’re also flexible and long-lasting, perfectly suited to the classroom and the playground. https://www.clarks.co.uk/c/Preppy-Edge-BL/p/26126826
Clarks offers a variety of different shoe sizes for growing feet, and cater for many ages!
– £ 44.00
Drop by today for your back-to-school shopping as the new term quickly approaches!
Trendy velcro straps, durable heels and perfect for the playground, sorted!
PERFECT FOR THE INDIE TYPE…
Maybe the new terms also mean a little reinvention? Why not liven up your look with one of Spectacle Emporium’s little gems?
Located on the High Street of Kings Heath, Spectacle emporium caters to all styles, quirks and niche eyewear needs.
PERFECT FOR THE TRENDSETTER…
- Alcester Road
Kick off the new term with a fresh trim from
Choppy, tidy, spiked, straight, curled, long, short! Book in for a stress-free consultation to create your style today!
PERFECT FOR THE BACKPACK OBSESSED…
- 14 York Road
- £24.99/ Backpack
With school only around the corner, Cooshoo has got your back with these practical Urban Junk backpacks.
Affordable, useful and popular; Cooshoo can’t wait to help you find your perfect backpack for the new term.
BIKE PRO RACING
PERFECT FOR THE SPORTY TYPE…
– 50 High Street
– (Left to right) £29.99, £34.99, £34.99
If you or someone you know is heading back to school on your bike be sure to finish off your safe and sporty look with this sleek range of protective headwear!
Visit Bike Pro Racing for your cycling essentials this week in Kings Heath,
I HAD ONE OF THOSE
PERFECT FOR A SWEET TOOTH…
- 31 York Road
If you or your little ones are suffering with back to school blues, we have just the ticket to sort you right out!
Something sweet, sour, tangy or chocolatey usually does the trick for us!
I Had One Of Those have it all and even have a great vegan selection if you want to keep it animal-friendly.
Head to York Road to pick out your pick me up!