Thought I'd start this thread off for those who are still buying uniform, kit and equipment, ranging from bags through to dictionaries
Is there anything that parents of girls already there, wish they'd known this time last year, or perhaps the year before? Would you like to share your pearls of wisdom with us newbies?
Has anyone found any bargains? Are there things that can easily be purchased second-hand? Which things are best to buy second-hand/pre-loved?
Is it better to wait a while before buying certain items, so that you don't find they're either sat in the back of a wardrobe gathering dust, or you've wasted your money because you've simply got the wrong model/publisher/brand etc?
I expect there's loads of questions out there like:
- What size and shape of bag would you recommend?
- Will they need their own hockey and lacrosse stick fairly quickly?
- How warm are the classrooms ie will you actually need to buy those cardis?
- What kind of PE bag do they need?
That's my "starter-for-ten"