Parents with boys can expect to splash out more than those with girls, with boys' uniforms and shoes costing an average of pound;138.02, compared with pound;127.66 for girls.
Research this week suggested parents will spend pound;1.3 billion on essential items for their children ahead of the new school year. The average parent will folk out around pound;132.84 on a uniform, PE kit and footwear for their offspring, according to Capital One.
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