Where to Hit the High Street for Vegan Back-to-School Shopping

Posted by on August 24, 2015 | Permalink

So the school holidays are nearly over. You can feel the panic slowly creeping in. Your little one is begging for a new pencil case, an entire set of gel pens and new shoes because the old ones are just “so last season”. Relax, we’ve got you covered.

Take a look at our comprehensive guide to cruelty-free back-to-school goods for vegan families – free from wool, leather and anything else made by harming an animal – to ease the hassle of that last-minute dash.


 V-Neck Jumpers 2 Pack, From £4.50 – Sainsbury’s

sainsburys grey v neckBlack Light Up Minion Shoes, £18 – Sainsbury’s


sainsb minion shoesF&F School Triple Riptape Strap Shoes, £10–11 – Tesco

tesco boy shoes

F&F High Top Scuff Resistant School Shoes, £12–14 – Tesco

scruff resistantBlack Ribbed Socks 5 Pack, From £3.75 – Sainsbury’s

scruff resistantSchool Blazer, £10 – ASDA

blazerSlim-Fit Charcoal Trousers, £4.50 – ASDA 

school trousers


 Cleated Sole Faux Patent Leather School Shoes, £14–16 – F&F


cleated sole shoes


Scruff-Resistant Flower School Shoes, From £10 – ASDA


flower shoesNavy Knit Bow Cardigan 2 Pack, From £4.50 – Sainsbury’s

cardigansGrey Zip Thru Pinafore 2 Pack, From £6 – Sainsbury’s

pinaforeSchool Tights 3 Pack, £6–8 – Marks and Spencer 



Frozen Glitter Backpack, £9 – Tescofrozen backpackNovelty Owl Rucksack, £6 – ASDA


owl backpackConverse Drawstring Gym Sack, £15 – Next

converse backpackStar Wars LED Light-Up Backpack, £9 – Tesco

star wars backpackSpider-Man Lunch Bag, £12 – Marks and Spencer

spidermanFrozen Barrel Pencil Case, £2 – ASDA

frozen pencilCarnival Stripe Slim Pencil Case, £2.49 – WHSmith

carnival pencilAlphabet Pencil Case, £6 – Marks and SpenceralpahbetLarge Minions Double Zipped Filled Pencil Case, £9.59 – WHSmith

minionsOne of the most important things you can do as a parent is teach your children to respect animals. With endless vegan back-to-school options available all over the high street – at bargain prices – there really is no reason to let your child sport an animal’s skin this school year.

For more animal-friendly resources for kids, check out PETAKids.com, and if you uncover any more high-street hidden gems, let us know by leaving a comment below!