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How to recycle old National Literacy Strategy books?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by ecampbell31, Oct 31, 2017.

  1. ecampbell31

    ecampbell31 New commenter

    I have decided to leave teaching and move into another profession, don't ask which one. Anyway, over the years I have attended a number of courses and accumulated resource booklets such as Grammar for Writing and Developing Early Writing but I don't want to just throw them in the bin. Any ideas as to what I can do with them, please?
  2. monicabilongame

    monicabilongame Star commenter

    Send them all to Michael Gove or Justine Greening or whoever has the job now, and ask for your money back.
  3. grumbleweed

    grumbleweed Lead commenter

    I put mine on free cycle and was surprised I got requests for them
  4. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    I filled my council recycling bin with the 'Skills For Life' Literacy, Numeracy and ESOL curricular. So many folders from all manner of government education agencies.

    But I've kept my Basic Skills Agency publications because they knew what they were doing.
  5. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Witchcraft! Buuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuurn them!!!!!!!!!!!

    ..I'm sorry I don't know what came over me there. Maybe my inner Medieval peasant.
  6. NellyFUF

    NellyFUF Lead commenter

    I heated my house for a few hours......... (have an open fire).
  7. WB

    WB Occasional commenter

    There was some usable stuff in Grammar for Writing.
  8. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    We are moving house at the end of this month and OH has insisted that I get rid of school stuff-after all, I did retire 6 years ago, apart from some supply.

    On the drive, we have a skip. It is gradually filling up. I've even thrown out books!! :eek: :eek: :eek: I know, that will give some of you the vaporous, but I haven't looked at them for at least 11 years and I've not missed them, so into the skip!! I have, however, kept a box of stuff for a friend! ;)
  9. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

  10. ecampbell31

    ecampbell31 New commenter

    Thanks will try it out.
  11. ecampbell31

    ecampbell31 New commenter

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