Well, it’s that time of the year again and your little ones are headed back to school or even off to university. This can be quite a daunting and expensive time in any parent’s life; according to a study, the average cost of back-to-school items per child in 2019 was £191. We hope to help you reduce this figure as much as possible, so keep reading for a list of the top back to school freebies and deals.
Kids Eat Free
Many stores across the nation offer free children’s meals when an adult makes a purchase. Here you can find a full list of places your little ones can eat for free when you meet the minimum spend. Click here for more information.
Free School Meals
Local governments are helping families by providing eligible children with free school meals. Click here to find out if you are eligible.
Discounted School Uniforms
Local governments are now helping even more families by assisting with the costs of school uniforms. Click here to find out if you are eligible.
Free Maths Worksheets
Doxdirect is giving away free maths worksheets which can be a perfect way to help your children practice their skills and excel in their classes. You can request several different pages varying in difficulty, for your little ones. Click here to order yours.
Free Kids Board Game
Money Heroes are giving away several resources to help your little ones comprehend the value of money and financial responsibility. Parents, as well as teachers, can request books, games and other resources for children under their care. Click here to order yours.
Free Gardening Equipment For Schools
From September, for every £10 spent in-store or online, you’ll get one Grow Token that your local school can then redeem for a wide range of gardening and growing equipment. Simply scroll down on the webpage and complete the short form to register your interest, please mention that you have heard about this offer through Latest Free Stuff. Click here to register your interest.
Free Amazon Prime
Students with valid student email addresses can claim a free six month trial of Amazon Prime! This means you can enjoy access to Prime video, music and so much more. Don’t forget to cancel your subscription after your trial ends. Click here to get started.
Unlimited £1.99 McDonald’s Big Mac & Fries
Whenever you go to McDonald’s or order from them be sure to hang on to your receipt! At the very top, you have an exclusive code that will enable you to claim a coupon to use on your next visit. All you have to do is follow the link and review your food and the service – it’s that easy. You can do this as many times as you like, meaning you can enjoy a meal currently worth £4.68 for only £1.99! Click here to get started.
Best Money-Saving Apps
Studentbeans offers students exclusive discounts to be used in-store and online across hundreds of retailers. All you have to do is sign up and verify your account by using your student email address. Click here to get started.
UNiDAYS offers students exclusive discounts to be used in-store and online across hundreds of retailers. For example, you can bag a free Cheeseburger, Mayo Chicken or McFlurry Original when you purchase an extra value or wrap meal at McDonald’s. All you have to do is sign up and verify your account by using your student email address. Click here to get started.
Other Tips and Tricks
Find your nearest outlet stores for even cheaper items. Some retailers such as Nike offer student discounts in these outlets stores too, provided you bring your child and their relevant student ID (some may even accept Unidays identification). Use the link to find the closest outlet mall to you Alternatively, you can simply google “Outlet stores near me” for a more specific search closer to you. Click here to find your nearest outlet.
Whether you’re looking for books, resources or apparel you can always find a bargain in a charity store! You can use this link to search specifically for charity stores by name or cause. Click here to find a list of stores in your area.