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A Typical School Day with Term Dates
The following is an outline for the school day at Iqra High School.
|Period 1 (Registration, SMSC, Literacy and Numeracy)||08:45 – 09:15 (30 min)||Period 5||11:15 – 12:05 (50 min)|
|Period 2||09:15 – 10:05 (50min)||Period 6||12:05 – 12:55 (55 min)|
|Period 3||10:05 – 10:55 (50 min)||Period 7 (Lunch and Prayers)||12:55 – 13:40 (45min)|
|Period 4 (Break)||10:55 – 11:15 (20 min)||Period 8||13:40 – 14:30 (50min)|
|Note 1: school starts at 08:45|
|Note 2: school finishes at 14:30|
SCHOOL LUNCH AND BREAKS
During morning break a small school tuck shop will sell Halal products consisting of crisps, chocolates, sweets, and drinks such that pupil will NOT leave the school premises.Parents are encouraged to provide children with pack lunch from home. Please ensure that the lunch is as light as possible, and is based on healthy options.Children who will be unable to bring any lunch with them from home, school will arrange to sell halal sandwiches to ensure everyone gets a lunch to eat.
|Autumn term||School Open||Monday 4th September 2017||Friday 27th October 2017|
|Autumn Half Term Break||School Closed||Saturday 28th October 2017||Sunday 5th November 2017|
|Autumn term||School Open||Monday 6th November 2017||Friday 22nd December 2017|
|Christmas Holidays||School Closed||Saturday 23rd December 2017||Wednesday 3rd January 2018|
|Spring Term||School Open||Thursday 4th January 2018||Friday 9th February 2018|
|Spring Half Term Break||School Closed||Saturday 10th February 2018||Sunday 18th February 2018|
|Spring term||School Open||Monday 19th February 2018||Thursday 29th March 2018|
|Spring Break||School Closed||Friday 30th March 2018||Sunday 15th April 2018|
|Summer term||School Open||Monday 16th April 2018||Friday 25th May 2018|
|May bank holiday||School Closed||Monday 7th May 2018||Monday 7th May 2018|
|Teacher Training day off for pupils||School Closed||Friday 25th May 2018||Friday 25th May 2018|
|May bank holiday||School Closed||Monday 28th May 2018||Monday 28th May 2018|
|Summer Half Term Break, Ramadan and Eid Holidays||School Closed||Thursday 31st May 2018||Monday 18th June 2018|
|Summer term||School Open||Tuesday 19th June 2018||Thursday 19th July 2018|
|Eid Al-Fiter Holidays (See note 2)||School Closed||–||–|
|Summer term||School Open||–||–|
|Summer Holidays||School Closed||Friday 20th July 2018||Thursday 6th September 2018|
Note 1: Note 1: During the month of Ramadhan (May/June 2018) the school will start at 09:15 AM
Note 2: May change subject to moon sighting
Note 3: Start of Ramadhan 2018
Note 4: Bank Holidays, Monday 7th and 28th May 2018
DIARY OF EVENTS
|End of year assessment week for all pupils||Tuesday 19th June 2018||Thursday 21st June 2018|
|Eid Party||Friday 22nd June 2018||Friday 22nd June 2018|
|July Enrichment Week||Monday 16th July 2018||Friday 20th July 2018|
What Our Pupils Say
“We love the teachers because they help us learn lots about Islam, other religions and other subjects.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 1
“This school is a safe and happy environment it is not like any ordinary school.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 2
“Iqra High School has been an excellent experience so far we are looking forward for more.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 3
“Pupils in our school are very good and well behaved.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 4
“This school is very unique and the teachers are very nice.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 5
“I like my school; it has a nice lab and a very large ICT room.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 6
“This school is really good; it has very nice teachers and good facilities.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 7
“I like this school because the headteacher is very cooperative.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 8
“I like this school because the lessons are interactive and fun.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 9
“I like the school because it is really fun.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 10
“The school is awesome. There is no bullying.”
– Iqra High School Pupil 11
Iqra High School Admissions
Parents and pupil are requested to take an application form from the school office. Complete and return the form to the same office. The school office will consider the application form and contact parents/guardian to invite the pupil for the preliminary test and interview. The school staff will carefully consider the test results and the interview outcome, and inform parents/guardians of the school decision. If the application is accepted, the parents/guardian will be requested to pay a non-refundable deposit of £200. If the application is rejected and the parents wish to complain about the admission process or procedure then please collect the complaints form from the school office and return the form to the same office at your earliest convenience. The school office will arrange the parents meeting with the head teacher for a further discussion. Once again parents/guardian will be informed of the outcome.
Please note the admission priority will be set as follows:-
1. If the child has a sister already at Iqra High school.
2. School staff children.
3. If the child is from our local feeder schools.
4. First come, first serve bases.
PUPIL WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
The school sincerely apologies, with our limited resources, we are unable to take pupils with special needs for the first couple of years. Once the school has sufficient resources and expertise every effort will be made to accommodate such learners.
An annual tuition fee of £2000 will be charged for the academic year 2014/15 per child. Parents and guardians please be aware that during the early years of school it will be very challenging for the school management to work with limited resources to deliver the quality education. Many fundraising activities will be arranged during the academic year. The school will welcome any brother/sister to offer any amount of Quraz alhasanah (loan for the sake of Allah) to get the school off the ground.
The following payment options are available to the parents/guardians:
Pay the full annual amount of £2000 at the beginning of the academic year in September 2014.
Pay 1/3 of the annual amount at the beginning of each term (£600 per term).
Please remember a place for a child is only secured when a non-refundable deposit of £200 is paid prior to the start of an academic year.
Iqra High School Uniforms
All Girls are expected to wear clean uniform according to the school uniform guidelines. The
school uniform is dark green blazer with IHSO badge, long black dress (jubah, hebiah) up to
the ankles. High heel shoes are not allowed, only flat heel black or grey shoes will be
permitted. Only white or black headscarf is permitted. During the physical education lessons
only black or grey tops with same colour tracksuits and trainers and black socks will be
allowed. Please refer to school uniform guidelines. No makeup please.
Suggestions and Complaints
If you have any suggestions which you think will improve any service that we offer to pupils and their parents kindly speak to the school secretary or the head teacher. We will make every effort to ensure your ideas and suggestions are fully listened to and implemented where possible.
However, if you find something unsatisfactory or unacceptable, please bring directly to the head teachers attention. Once again every effort will be made to resolve the situation. However, if the initial attempts are unsuccessful and you are still dissatisfied then formal procedures will need to be invoked. Please request a complaints form from the school office, and complete and return to the school office at your earliest convenience.
School Policies and Procedures
The following documents are available to children parents/guardians and carers at request from the school reception:
- IHSO Curriculum Policy
- IHSO Curriculum Planning
- Subject Studied at IMGHO
- IHSO Assessment for learning Strategy
- IHSO Behaviour Policy
- IHSO Discipline and Exclusion Policy
- IHSO Child Protection Policy (Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education
- IHSO Anti-bullying Policy
- IHSO Health and Safety Policy
- IHSO Admission Procedure
- IHSO Pupil Admission/Registration Form September 2015
- IHSO Complaints Procedure
- IHSO Policy for Welfare, Health and Safety on School Trips
- IHSO Application Visit Planning and Approval Form
- IHSO Risk Assessment for Educational Visits
- IHSO Educational Visit Risk Assessment Form
- IHSO Health and Safety Check-list for Classrooms
- IHSO E-Safety Policy
- IHSO Uniform Guidelines
- IHSO Academic Year Planner
- IHSO Calender 2014/2015
- IHSO Timetable Autumn 2014/2015
Ofsted Report September 2016
Ofsted Report June 2017