Aldi launches UK’s cheapest school uniform with new £4.50 clothing bundle

The school uniform range from the budget retailer also uses recycled materials

Budget retailer Aldi has announced the return of its hugely popular back to school uniform deal, which clocks in at just £4.50.

Aldi says that the deal is the “cheapest school uniform package in the UK” and that it “uses recycled materials, promising to be kind to shoppers’ bank balances and on the planet”.

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The uniform bundle from Aldi comes in at just £4.50 (Photo: Shutterstock)

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At a glance: 5 key points

- The deal includes a sweatshirt, two pack polo shirt and trousers or a skirt, and also features PE kit and shoes as well

- The uniform deal costs £4.50 and comes with a 150 day satisfaction guarantee

- The uniforms are suitable for children of all primary school ages, from four to 12 years old

- Items will be available to pre-order online from 18 July and in store from 22 July

- The range sees the continuation of Aldi’s partnership with CmiA (Cotton made in Africa), which guarantees that the uniform is made with sustainably sourced cotton and also recycled materials

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What’s been said

Julie Ashfield, Managing Director of Buying at Aldi UK, comments: “We know how financially challenging the back to school period can be, which is why just like in previous years, we’ve worked hard to offer families top quality products at the lowest possible prices.

“We’ve announced the launch of our Back to School range earlier in the summer to reassure parents that they can get their little ones kitted out for the school year early, and leave them to enjoy the rest of the summer holidays which many missed last year.”

Background

Aldi is the first biggest supermarket in the UK, with over 900 stores and around 38,000 employees.

The German brand was founded by brothers Karl and Theo Albrecht in 1946, with over 10,000 stores in 20 countries, including Hungary, Switzerland, Australia and China.

Recently, Aldi was named as the best UK supermarket by consumer champion Which?, based on a survey of more than 3,000 shoppers around the country. Aldi was the only supermarket to score five stars for value.

The budget retailer has pledged to donate 10 million meals to families in need in 2021, to help combat hunger, making it its mission to fight against child food poverty.

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