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Happy School Bag are returning to Bankhead. You will receive more information soon, but basically you can send in bags with clothes and other items you no longer use, and the the Happy School Bag company takes them away and the school gets money based on the weight of the total items collected. In the past it has been worth several hundred pounds to the school. It gives families the chance to have a clearout before Christmas and helps boost the school's funds.
Friends of Bankhead will be on hand to take your bags from Wednesday 30 September (just after September holiday) to Friday 2 October when the bags will be collected. The bags will not be stored in the school building due to COVID 19 regulations, and we will ensure it is completely safe for all who are handing in and collecting.
The following can be handed in in any refuse bag:
  •  Reusable clean and dry clothes
•    Reusable paired shoes and footwear
•    Fashion accessories, Handbags, Belts, light jewellery, scarves, hats, etc...
•    Console games, souvenirs ​(small decorative ornaments, unwanted gift boxsets)

The following are not allowed
  • Single shoes
  • Mats, Carpets
  • Duvets, Pillows, Blankets, Bedlinen
  • Curtains
  • Bric-a-Brac
  • Dirty-Damaged-Wet-Damp-Smelly items
  • Old Fashioned Clothing
  • No uniforms or toys (soft or hard)
  • No Books - DVD's
So, if you are planning on a clearout, then please send the stuff in to school on the dates above.
With thanks.