The Best School Shoes for 2022

School Shoes


Choosing the best school shoes for your little one is no easy task. Finding the balance between trending styles, comfort and price can leave you going around in circles. Our guide is here to help alleviate some of this stress by sharing insightful recommendations and highlighting the important features that will help make a difference for the term ahead.

The most important consideration with kids’ shoes is ensuring a good fit and fastening. Even the very best shoes must be selected in the right size before the benefits, clever features and materials can be enjoyed. As kids’ feet grow quickly, don’t be tempted to buy one pair to last the full year as they simply won’t fit as well. With this in mind, here are the recommendations from our in-house footwear experts for school shoes in 2022.


Girls – Best School Shoes for 2022

1. Lelli Kelly Irene Miss LK, £59.99

Lelli Kelly Irene Miss LK Girls School Shoes

  • Leather Upper
  • Leather Insole
  • Padded Collar
  • Cushioned Footbed
  • Velcro Fastening

Leather ensures feet feel fresher for longer with the bow detailing on the strap adding some style to the playground look.


2. Clarks Sea Shimmer, £46

Clarks Sea Shimmer

  • Leather Upper
  • Grippy Sole
  • Padded Topline
  • Velcro Fastening
  • Excellent Value for Money

A great all-rounder from the most popular brand when it comes to school footwear.


3. Geox Naimara B T Bar, £47

Geox Naimara B T Bar Girls Leather School Shoes

  • Leather Upper
  • Improved Fit via Cutaway Panels
  • Padded Footbed
  • Rip Tape Strap
  • Patented Geox Technology

A smart and stylish option that offers breathability and superb comfort underfoot.


4. Skechers Glimmer Kicks, £37

  • Breathable Man-Made Material
  • Overlays For Improved Durability
  • Flexible and Lightweight Sole
  • Shock Absorption Technology

Great for sporty kids who prefer the comfort of trainers for school.


5. Primigi Colinn, £45

Primigi Colin

  • Leather Upper
  • Padded Coolar
  • Comfortable Footbed
  • Laces Fastening

A fashionable trainer that retains a smart school shoe look.


Boys – Best School Shoes For 2022

1. Superfit Storm Shoe GTX, £65


Superfit Storm Shoe Gore Tex boys school shoes

  • Leather Upper
  • Mesh Fabric Offers Ventilation
  • Sole Offers Increased Traction
  • Gore-Tex Offers Waterproof
  • Double Strap Velcro Fastening

One of the most popular styles, this shoe is both hard-wearing and waterproof, making it perfect for those that brave the puddles.



2. Geox Arzach Boy Vel, £50

Geox Arzach Boy Velcro School Shoes

  • Leather Upper
  • Cushioned Collar
  • Removable Leather Insole
  • Non-Marking Sole
  • Double Strap Velcro Fastening

A practical, durable trainer that doesn’t sacrifice comfort.


3. Clark Rex Stride, £44

Clarks Rex Stride K Boys School Shoes

  • Leather Upper
  • Moulded Cleated Sole
  • Double Rip Tape Straps

An all-round sporty favourite from Clarks that leaves a dinosaur print behind. How cool is that?



4. Vans Atwood, £33

Vans Atwood Boys Black Trainers

  • Breathable Canvas Upper
  • Perfect for Teens

Street fashion meets school shoe, this is an ideal alternative to the traditional school shoe from an iconic brand.



5. Skechers Microspec Texlo, £32

Skechers Microspec Texlo Boys Waterproof Trainers

  • Flexible Sole
  • Waterproof
  • Machine Washable
  • Bungee Lace and Rip Tape Strap

A sporty silhouette, perfect for active ones. Quick and easy fastening that will stay secure throughout the school day.