Monday, June 25, 2007

School shopping list

Lest anyone should be under any illusions that school is an economical option, this is my shopping list for September. Per child.

  • Two pairs black trousers (or one pair and one black skirt)
  • Three white shirts (minimum)
  • One clip-on tie (tie-on ties are apparently no longer allowed in case children who can't do them up get teased. How long a clip-on tie will remain clipped onto Star is anyone's guess. I would give it about ten minutes.)
  • One maroon jumper (sweater) with school badge
  • White socks (Star will appreciate this one. She will normally only wear socks that are both fluffy and stripey). Also black tights if they opt for a skirt.
  • Black shoes (good quality as they will have a half-hour walk each way)
  • Blue sports shirt
  • Navy shorts
  • Navy track pants (Star already has a pair)
  • Trainers (both have these, which will hopefully still fit)
  • Football socks
  • Football boots
  • Shin pads
  • Sweatshirt or fleece
  • Swimsuit (only for Star, as Angel's year don't do swimming)
  • School bag
  • Sports bag
  • Shoe bag
  • Lunch bag / box
  • Umbrella
Just think of all the books and homeschooling stuff I could have bought!


Alice Gunther said...

From the look of that list, I'm guessing they will be engaged in many wonderful activities!

Anonymous said...

Hi Kathy! Just curious, are your girls going to school next year?


The Bookworm said...

Hi Natalia. Yes, they are. I wrote about it here.