We offer a range of school shoes in size 8 to suit every school child.
Boys can choose from strong and comfortable lace-ups, slip-ons, riptape fasteners and more. Our classics range is perfect for more modern, smart shoes, while you’ll find sturdy, hard-wearing options complete with toe bumpers, 360-degree protection, durable rubber soles and super strong nylon-bonded thread.
Girls will love our embellished Mary Janes, high shine slip-on penny loafers, rip-tape T-bars, chunky brogues and more.
No matter what style you choose, you can expect long-lasting comfort and protection. All of our size 8 school shoes are thoroughly tested to offer the best in protection and grip and offer features such as padded ankles, insoles and more.
Boys Size 8 School Shoes
We offer a range of boys school shoes in size 8 to suit every occasion and personality.
Looking for modern size 8 boys school shoes for everyday use? Our classics range offers strong and comfortable lace-ups, slip-ons, and rip-tape fasteners. Keen on a sportier option? Find sturdy, hard-wearing options with reflective flashes and more. Very active son? We also offer the toughest of the tough with toe bumpers, 360-degree protection, durable rubber soles and super strong nylon-bonded thread.
No matter what style you choose, you can expect long-lasting comfort and protection. All of our size 8 shoes are thoroughly tested to offer the best in protection and grip so your boy can go about the school day with just the right amount of hold for natural, easy movement. We’ve also used durable material, so shoes are hardwearing and look good for longer.
Whatever the school day brings, feel confident knowing Start Rite shoes will get your child through it in comfort and style.
Girls Size 8 School Shoes
At Start-Rite, we believe that children should be able to explore and learn in total comfort and ease – without the distraction of sore feet and poorly fitting shoes. That is why we’ve spent years and years developing the perfect pair of size 8 girls school shoes.
Carefully engineered by our team of experts, our school shoes provide the utmost support through their lightweight, flexible soles, impact cushioning and anti-compression insoles. Designed to limit the impact of a busy day’s activities on feet, they’re both comfortable and supportive.
However, comfort doesn’t come at the expense of style at Start-Rite. Our size 8 girls school shoes are available in a number of fashionable styles. Choose from chunky brogues, pretty embellished Mary Janes, high shine slip-on penny loafers, easy and simple riptape T-bars, dainty lace-up brogues and everything in between.
Our girls school shoes in size 8 come in a variety of width fittings. If you’re struggling to pick the best possible fit for your girls size 8 school shoes visit the measure section of the Start-Rite website.
We have a variety of helpful resources to find their best possible school shoe fit including a “how to check the fit” section.
Black Size 8 School Shoes
Our size 8 black school shoes are available in a wide range of styles. Take your pick of our elegant and formal classics range or our relaxed and casual styles. Whether you’re after a formal black brogue, a classic loafer, or a sporty riptape fastener, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Made from durable material and rigorously tested, all our school shoes will see your child throughout the school year. With impact cushioning, anti-compression insoles, and lightweight, flexible soles they absorb impact and offer flexibility. Whatever the activity, our lightweight, flexible soles offer freedom of movement to growing feet. Breathable linings and insoles ensure active feet stay dry, fresh and healthy.
Our size 8 black school shoes have been tested to offer the best in protection and grip, so your child has just the right amount of hold for natural, easy movement. We’ve also used durable material, so shoes are hardwearing and look good for longer.
Size 8.5 School Shoes
Here at Start-Rite, we’ve been making children's shoes since 1792 - that’s over 228 years of experience and craft. Over this time, we’ve researched, developed, tried and tested our size 8.5 school shoes on thousands of children to ensure the most precise fit.
Our size 8.5 school shoes have been designed to provide a full day of comfort and protection – every day, for the entire school year. With lightweight, flexible soles, impact cushioning and anti-compression insoles, they absorb impact and give thorough flexibility.
Girls will find comfortable stylish options such as leather, patterned brogues, while boys will love hardwearing, tough trainers, smart lace-ups, sturdy slip-ons and easy-to-use riptapes.
All our size 8.5 school shoes are tested against industry-standard guidelines that evaluate their durability, hardness, density, tear strength, grip and more.
Not sure if your child is a size 8? Not a problem, measuring your child's feet at home to check their size is simple with our easy to use at home measuring tools. Plus, our handy sizing and fitting guide is perfect for converting sizes.