Back to school sales: backpack, lunch bag and stationery deals

Check out these back to school sales bargains to save some money...

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Love being prepared? These are the best back to school sales – UK and US – for you to bag now. We're talking everything from lunch boxes to backpacks, stationery and even tech – laptops, printers and more. This way, you'll be ready for when the kids *hopefully* head back to school come September and you'll miss the mad rush that comes with leaving it till the last minute. 

We've listed both UK and US back to school sales below. Click to shop by your region.

Read on to see our top deals from the back to school sales. And keep an eye on our deals hub for more offers on summer and autumn family home essentials.

Best back to school sales

The back to school sales are expected to be huge this year – even with the current state of affairs, our kids' learning can't suffer. These offers make everything from that first day back, to homework time much easier.

US back to school sales by store:

  • Amazon: school supplies, tech and even snacks
  • Apple: free AirPods with Mac and iPad purchases
  • Best Buy: find the perfect tech for the school year
  • Nike: save on sportswear and backpacks
  • Office Depot: offers on printers, furniture, stationery and more
  • Staples: backpacks, stationery and tech deals
  • Target: their on to college sales have everything for your studies and dorm

UK back to school sales:

  • Amazon: shop for everything from uniform to tech
  • Argos: uniform, stationery, tech and more
  • B&M: super affordable stationery and backpacks
  • Ryman: for all your stationery and office furniture needs
  • The Works: art and craft materials and plenty of stationery

Top 5 back to school sales US

Save up to 20% on selected school backpack, bags, and accessories at Amazon
If they need a new school bag, your best bet is to shop for one at Amazon. There's 20 per cent off big brands such as Adidas, Puma, Champion and more.

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Homecube Pencil Case | Was $14.99, now $9.99 at Amazon
There's 22 percent off this pencil case right now, and it comes in six color options. It's spacious, waterproof and has a double zipper, too.View Deal

Casio FX-300ESPlus Scientific Calculator Natural Textbook Display | Was $12.62, now $8.77 at Walmart
This bargain calculator will see them through a year of mathematics. It has a two-line display, is bursting with buttons and functions and it comes with a hard case.View Deal

JETech Laptop Sleeve | Was $19.99, now $14.98 at Amazon
This laptop sleeve comes in three sizes and five colors. It's waterproof and shock-resistant and features an inner foam cushion for protective purposes. Not only that but it has a pocket to keep pens, notepads and other things in.View Deal

Canon TS3322 Wireless All In One Printer | $44 at Walmart
While this printer isn't on sale, it is super cheap at just $44. It's wireless to make life easier and it lets you print directly from your smartphone. A great buy for someone whose heading to college.View Deal

Top 5 back to school sales UK 

Lifewit 7L Dual Compartment Insulated Lunch Bag | Was £9.99, now £8.49 at Amazon
This bargain lunch bag comes with an ice pack and is practical for use at any age. It comes in three colours, it's water-resistant and it has two compartments.View Deal

Helix Oxford Clash Stationery Set | Was £13.99, now £10.14 at Amazon
Every secondary school student needs this set, so bag it quickly while it's on sale. It comes with a metal pencil case, a range of pencils, pens, a ruler, rubbers and more. View Deal

Carbrini Hacker 3 in 1 19L Backpack | Was £21.99, now £11 at Argos
This backpack is currently on sale for only £11 and it comes with a lunch bag and pencil case included. It even has space for a laptop or tablet, while it boasts one internal and two external pockets.View Deal

Klearlook Laptop Stand Holder | Was £32.99, now £27.99 at Amazon
One for university students, a laptop stand can save them from unnecessary neck pain that will occur after looking down at their screen for too long. This one is on sale and it's completely adjustable – choose from eight angles of height adjustment.View Deal

Fjällräven Kanken Mini Casual Daypack | Was £74.71, now £65.27 at Amazon
The mini Kanken is on sale for just over £65 at Amazon right now and it comes in a huge range of colours. It has plenty enough space for a pencil case, a couple of books, some lunch and a water bottle. Inside also lives a sitting pad and it has several compartments.View Deal

Back to school sale essentials

Kit your kids out with these awesome back to school deals. We have found everything from affordable desks for their bedrooms, to great laptops for students of all ages. For the best of the best, check out these relevant buying guides for more top buys to keep the whole family productive and organized:

Desk deals

Printer deals

Student laptop deals

Stationery deals

School backpack deals

Lunch box deals

More great deals:

Lindsey Davis
Lindsey Davis

Lindsey is Associate Editor of and has been working on our home interest websites for six years. When she isn't reviewing products for our buying guides, or searching for the best Black Friday bargains, she can be found rearranging her furniture or cooking something new. She aspires to build her own home, but for now is busy tackling the ever-growing list of projects in her Victorian cottage.