Boys School Shoes Buyers Guide

Finding the best boys school shoes can feel like a hike, but we at Begg Shoes have compiled a handy guide of the five best school shoes for boys. So put your feet up and read our tips and advice on what to look for when shopping for the best school shoes.

Top 5 Best Boys School Shoes

Geox Savage G

1. Geox Savage G £50

These boys Velcro shoes are robust and hard wearing, with additional overlay panels and toe bumpers for durability. The leather uppers are ideal for keeping feet cool, comfortable and fresh and there is a water resistant membrane built into these shoes – great for wet weather.

Superfit Joe Gore Tex

2. Superfit Joe Gore Tex £64

At the higher end of the price scale is Superfit’s Joe. Featuring a GORE-TEX membrane, these waterproof school shoes for boys are designed to keep feet 100% dry whatever the weather. GORE-TEX is also breathable so maintains a cool and comfortable climate for little feet. The direct injection PU sole unit is lightweight and hard wearing.

Vans Atwood Youth

3. Vans Atwood Youth £33

Vans are known for their comfy and casual styling and these all black Vans are ideal for school shoes. Still on trend but without breaking the rules, these boys black Vans have a breathable canvas upper. The rubber waffle sole unit offers additional grip and the rubber toe bumper is durable.

Superfit Thunder Gore

4. Superfit Thunder Gore £59.99

Superfit Thunder Gore features a GORE-TEX membrane, making these waterproof trainers ideal for school wear. The sporty styling is great for active boys, especially as the mesh fabric panels will help to keep feet cool and comfy. The stretchy fit around the collar makes them superbly comfortable and the moulded sole unit is lightweight and flexible.

Clarks Award Blaze

5. Clarks Award Blaze from £36

These boys school shoes are inspired by astro shoes and their sporty look is great for budding football enthusiasts. The bungee laces and single Velcro strap is great for boys on the move and the Air Spring FX technology is designed to cushion feet for maximum comfort. Even better, these boys black shoes are machine washable making them extremely easy to keep clean.

Top Tips when Shopping for the Best School Shoes for Boys

Whilst style and low prices are certainly attractive, there are certain features to look for when shopping for the best school shoes. Children’s feet don’t stop developing until their late teens which makes it even more important that they are wearing the right shoes.

After all, kids wear school shoes for over 30 hours a week so if the shoes are not comfy or supportive, you could be contributing towards many years of issues associated with foot health. One of the most common queries we hear is which are the best hard wearing school shoes, take a look at our blog post on this topic to find out more.

Rubber Bumpers

A rubber bumper on the front and back helps protect shoes and feet from bumps and scrapes.

Easy to Clean

Look for an easy to clean shoe, ideally one that is machine washable or sponge clean.

Leather Uppers

A leather upper is breathable and flexible and offers a more comfortable fit.

PU Soles

PU direct injection sole units are lightweight, hard wearing and much more flexible.

Quality & Price

When the quality is higher, often the price will be too – you get what you pay for!

Shop Boys School Shoes

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