Decoding your child’s school list

Our School List Decoder is a handy guide that will help you understand the difference between key items on your school list, taking the stress out of your back to school shop.

Preparing your child for the new school year can feel like an impossible task. Gone are the days when back to school lists contained pencils, scissors, glue and notebooks.
Today, back to school lists are long and confusing, with tricky terminology and hard-to-find items.

From understanding the difference between a binder book and a botany book, to tracking down the item in-store, we understand the challenges each school list can bring.

To eliminate the guesswork and take the stress out of your shop, we’ve created the School List Decoder. This handy guide will help you understand the difference between key items on your child’s school list, with images to show you what you’re looking for. Browse the Decoder online, or print and take into store for the easiest back to school shop ever.