As the summer holidays come to an end and the new school year is on the horizon, that can mean only one thing: the back-to-school chaos is about to officially begin. And while you may be relieved to have your children back in school, getting them ready for a new term can be a hassle. Minimise your stress with Start-Rite school shoes for children, which have been keeping kids on the go since 1792. From classic Mary Jane styles to PE shoes, Start-Rite’s rugged, multi-width fitting shoes with added growing room designed into every pair, are guaranteed to stand up to the rigors of daily school life. Reassuring every parent, they have made the right choice for their child’s feet, health and comfort.


Start-Rite put children’s wellbeing front-and-centre, providing durable multi-width fitting school shoes, packed with innovation and informed by biomechanics, so children have the freedom and comfort to keep moving all day. Whether your child needs trainers or loafers, head to Start-Rite for the best shoes for kids, all in one place. With Amazon Pay, shopping for school shoes has never been simpler.

The Rite Way

Start-Rite is driven by their values, committed to implementing Responsibility, Innovation, Trust and Experience – the “RITE” way – while considering your child’s comfort every step of the way. Using data, research and cutting-edge science, they aim to make shoes that are durable and comfortable to last the whole school year. The latest materials and timeless designs come together in a range of different styles, so every single child can find a high-performance shoe that makes them do and feel their best in school.

The Rite fit, support and choice

We don’t need to remind you, but your kids are getting bigger each day. Make sure their shoes fit right for the new year with the Start-Rite measuring gauge (or you can download their paper measuring gauge). Measuring every six to eight weeks will make sure they can be their best without the distraction of ill-fitting shoes.


Get the most out of your back-to-school shopping with custom-fit shoes for children that will keep them moving all day, and last till the end of the school year. Start-Rite children’s shoes are built to last as long as they fit – and longer. They promise to give your child the “Rite support” with tested technology, breathable materials, lightweight flexibility and adjustable fastenings. The classic designs mean they’re timeless in both function and style.

Vegan-friendly shoes

Start-Rite’s new vegan shoe collection means you can get the same high-quality designs you love but in new, vegan leather. Made without animal products, these alternative school shoes are great substitutes for leather. The different styles from Velcro to brogues offer versatility as well as the same tested, trusted comfort.


Start-Rite school shoes

School shoes for girls:

The Samba black leather girls riptape school shoes are a classic Mary Jane which pair with any school uniform without inhibiting freedom or personal style. The lightweight design is classic without being clunky, and the leather linings make for a comfortable school shoe.


The Poppy black leather girls riptape T-bar school shoes add another element of personal style with the T-bar shape and punch detailing. The adventurous style won’t keep your child from her own adventures with the tested, high-performance engineering and signature comfort.

School shoes for boys:

Get all the tradition of a brogue with these formal lace-up children’s shoes that have the structure of the classic shoe and the comfort necessary to get your child through the school day. This take on the preppy staple proves it doesn’t have to be stuffy or uncomfortable, thanks to features like the padded ankle and tongue.


The Isaac black leather boys lace-up school shoe is a heavy-duty, high-performance choice. Don’t let the laces fool you – this chunky, versatile choice is both sophisticated and stylish while giving your child room to run, play and grow. 

Shopping for school shoes has never been easier with Start-Rite and Amazon Pay. By using Amazon Pay at checkout, you get a hassle-free shopping experience without compromising customer service and speed. Once you’ve logged into your Amazon account, check out safely and get to the rest of your back-to-school shopping with peace of mind.

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