The 'value for money' shop for back-to-school shoes that parents LOVE

Last modified on Thursday 3 August 2023

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Want quality school shoes for your child that are on budget, built to last ... and get your child’s seal of approval? Deichmann is your one-stop-shop for primary and secondary school kids. Oh, AND it’s Netmums-recommended!

Buying school shoes is an unavoidable expense, whether it’s midway through the term, or preparing for back to school in September. It can also be a stressful shopping experience, with you opting for the sensible black shoes and your child eyeing a trendy shoe that is definitely NOT on the approved school uniform list.

But there is a way to save on school shoes and avoid arguments (honestly!) … and all it takes is switching where you shop.

We asked our panel of Netmums testers – other families just like yours – to go instore or online at shoe retailer Deichmann and put a pair of school shoes to the test.

All the families have children at primary or secondary school and each received a £30 voucher to use towards the shoes.

And it’s clear they were a hit. In our poll of 39 Netmums testers, 97% said they’d recommend them to other parents. Which means Deichmann is OFFICIALLY Netmums Recommended!

Keep reading to discover our real families' verdicts on Deichmann.

Below, we share our top reasons for shopping for back-to-school shoes at Deichmann.

Want to shop there for yourself? Deichmann is offering Buy One Get One Half Price* on all school shoes. Shop the range here or find your nearest store, and check out the brilliant range of backpacks, lunch boxes and bottles too.

4 reasons why parents recommend Deichmann shoes

1. The range is brilliant

Deichmann stocks adult and kids shoes in a huge range of styles and sizes. Our testers loved the different kid-approved brands to choose from, including Skechers, Kickers, Nike, Adidas, Fila, Puma and Hush Puppies.

Plus, Deichmann's own-brand shoes have memory foam and scuff-resistant toes. Win!

‘Very good selection for all occasions’

‘It’s refreshing not to argue with my daughter around school shoes! It's almost a pleasant experience as their school shoes range falls between sensible and fashionable. I've always found a compromise that we can both agree on in there.’

‘Lots of lovely shoes for both boys and girls, really quick delivery, lots of great name brands that are known for being hard wearing and long lasting shoes for school.’

‘They had a good selection of shoes for both boys and girls.’

‘There was a good choice available and a variety of styles. More than I was expecting.’

‘I liked the fact that there were shoes in my son's size. I am starting to find it harder to get him school shoes now that he is an adult size 7.’

2. It’s great value

Back to school is a pricey time, so our testers loved the value for money at Deichmann. You’ll be getting quality school shoes at a purse-pleasing price. 

Better yet, they offer a ‘buy one, get one pair half price'* on ALL school shoes. What’s not to love?

* The discount applies to the cheapest item and all lines included are clearly tagged in store or marked online

‘Fantastic offers!’

‘There’s so much to choose from at an affordable price.’

‘There was a good selection with the prices very affordable.’

‘Value for money on their school shoes.’

‘I like the value for money, really competitive prices.’

‘I’ve bought Deichmann own-brand school shoes before and I think they are really good. Very reasonably priced, good value for money, generally good quality shoes for the price and very comfortable.’ 

‘There was a lot of choice, the prices were reasonable and it was good to see some offers too.’ 

3. Shoe shopping has never been easier

There are over 100 Deichmann stores around the UK (find your nearest store here) or you can shop online.

If you shop instore, staff are on hand to measure your child’s feet. And yes, they WILL have grown again!

Our families also loved how easy the website was to use, plus the super speedy delivery.

'The staff (instore) were very friendly & helpful'

'The customer service was excellent from Bobbi who patiently walked us through the school shoes and trainers options and gave her sincere opinion on sizes and fittings for my child's feet. My daughter can be very picky with her shoes and she was very pleased with the amount of different styles and comfort the shop offered.'

'The shop is well managed and was easy to find shoes dd wanted to try on.'

‘The Deichmann shopping experience was really good. The online store was easy to navigate and had a good range of shoes on offer.’

‘I was really impressed with Deichmann. The website was easy to navigate, it was clear how to search for what I needed and everything worked well.’ 

'I had a good experience shopping there and would recommend it as there is so much to choose from at affordable price too.'

4. It’s parent-recommended

There’s nothing better than a word-of-mouth recommendation from other mums and dads. And for back-to-school shoes, look no further than Deichmann!

‘I would absolutely recommend Deichmann to other parents ... and I already have’

‘I would recommend Deichmann to other parents. They have a good range and their prices were competitive.’

‘I will recommend Deichmann to other parents, and now I know how good it is, I will use it again myself.’

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