Bags2School: Unwanted clothes, shoes & textiles

Unwanted clothes, shoes & textiles (Bags2School)

Bags2School take away unwanted clothes, shoes and textiles and recycles them.  A collection is made from the school playground after morning drop-off (usually) in both March and October each year.  Rather than going to landfill, items can be loved again by new owners! If you are having a clear out and want to get rid of any items (below are details of what they will and wont accept).  The more our bags weigh, the more they pay.  Typical collections see Bags2school write a cheque for School for more than £300, so it's a great fundraiser for the School too.

We accept the following ‘good quality’ items for RE-USE:

  • Men’s, Ladies’ and Children’s clothing
  • Paired shoes (tied together or elastic band around)
  • Handbags
  • Hats
  • Bags
  • Scarves and ties
  • Jewellery
  • Lingerie
  • Socks
  • Belts
  • Soft toys
  • Household linen
  • Curtains
  • Towels
  • Bedding (bed sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers)

We DO NOT accept:

  • Duvets and blankets
  • Pillows and cushions
  • Carpets, rugs and mats (including bath, shower and toilet mats)
  • Soiled, painted, ripped or wet clothing
  • School uniforms with and without logo (instead these items, if in good condition, can be donated to the School Office for inclusion in our second-hand uniform stock)
  • Corporate clothing and workwear
  • Textile off cuts, yarns or threaded material

Used stamps

We have a collection box for used stamps in the entrance hall, which are used for fundraising by 'Hearing Dogs for Deaf People'. 

Last modified: Friday, 28 May 2021, 11:36 AM