Lidl and Aldi go head-to-head with both offering a full school uniform for £4


LIDL and Aldi are bidding to lure parents through their doors with rock-bottom prices on school uniform bundles, with both selling a full uniform for £4.

Lidl will be selling its school range from tomorrow, Thursday August 6, and it is aimed at kids aged 4 to 12.

Lidl's school uniform deal is £4

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Lidl’s school uniform deal is £4

Parents will be able to pick up a sweatshirt in either red or navy for 50p, a two-pack of white or blue polo shirts for £1.75, and trousers, shorts or a skirt for £1.75.

That means if you buy one of each item, you’ll spend £4.

The deal is only available in stores, as Lidl doesn’t sell any of its products online, so you’ll need to head to your nearest branch.

Meanwhile, having previously announced that its bundle would cost £4.50, Aldi has knocked 50p off its similar deal to bring it down to £4 too.

Lidl is also selling cardigans, socks, shoes, tights and other school clothing from tomorrow

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Lidl is also selling cardigans, socks, shoes, tights and other school clothing from tomorrow

In Aldi you can buy a sweatshirt for 50p, a two-pack of polo shirts for £1.75, and a skirt or pair of trousers for £1.75 as part of a Specialbuy which starts online on Sunday and in stores from Thursday, August 13.

Aldi hasn’t yet released what colours the items will be available in, but once we know we’ll update this article.

These items will also be in stores for a limited time, although once they’re gone, they’re gone; so don’t hang around if you’re hoping to snap up a bargain.

You can find your nearest Aldi using its store locator tool.

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Aldi’s back to school range, which caters for children aged three to 11, also includes shoes, socks, tights and other clothing items including pinafores and shirts.

If you order online, Aldi charges £3.95 for delivery, but it is free for orders worth more than £30.

How much supermarkets charge for school uniform

HERE’s how much the major supermarkets charge for school uniform

Aldi

  • Two-pack of polo shirts: £1.75
  • Trousers: £1.75
  • Skirt: £1.75
  • Jumper: 50p

Total: £4 with either trousers or skirt

Asda

  • Two-pack of polo shirts: from £2.50 depending on size and style
  • Trousers: from £5 depending on size and style
  • Skirt: From £3.50 depending on size and style
  • Jumper: Two-pack from £4 depending on size and style

Total: From £11.50 with trousers, or from £10 with skirt

Lidl

  • Two-pack of polo shirts: £1.75
  • Trousers: £1.75
  • Skirt: £1.75
  • Shorts: £1.75
  • Jumper: 50p

Total: £4 with either trousers, shorts or skirt

Morrisons

It’s worth pointing out that Morrisons charges the same price regardless of size.

  • Two-pack of polo shirts: from £2.50 depending on style
  • Trousers: From £3.50 depending on style
  • Skirt: From £5 depending on style
  • Jumper: Two-pack from £3.75 (£1.88 per item)

Total: From £9.75 with trousers, or from £11.25 with skirt

Sainsbury’s

  • Three-pack of polo shirts: From £3.50 depending on size and style
  • Trousers: From £6 depending on size and style
  • Skirt: From £2.50 depending on size and style
  • Jumper: From £4 depending on size and style

Total: From £13.50 with trousers, or from £10 with skirt

Tesco

You can’t buy school uniform online so it only lists a limited selected meaning cheaper prices and more items may be available in store.

  • Two-pack of polo shirts: From £2.50 depending on size and style
  • Trousers: Two-pack from £7 depending on size and style
  • Skirt: None listed online but likely to be stock in store
  • Jumper: Two-pack from £4 depending on size and style
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Total: From £13.50 with trousers, unclear with skirt

Meanwhile, as part of the Lidl promotion, you’ll also be able to pick-up boys and girls’ leather school shoes for £6.99, five-packs of socks for £1.99, and PE kit items, such as sports shorts for £2.99.

Lidl’s back to school range will also include a Harry Potter lunch bag for £4.99, a Nike backpack for £19.99, as well stationery and workbooks.

These deals are the cheapest school uniform bundle we’ve found on the market at the moment.

The next cheapest set costs £9.75 at Morrisons – £5.75 more – although here you get an extra jumper.

Lidl has announced plans to open 25 new stores across the UK this year creating 1,000 jobs.

The retailer recently beat Tesco and Aldi to win cheapest supermarket for a basket of 78 essential items.

Meanwhile, Lidl shoppers were furious when a sold-out £40 kayak appeared on eBay for TRIPLE the price.

Parents show off light-up trainers from Lidl which cost just £9.99
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