Islamia Primary School
Brent, United Kingdom
About Islamia Primary School
Islamia Primary School (VA) is a mixed two form entry primary school situated in Queen's Park, North-West London. There are 420 students at the school, aged between 4 and 11. The school is extremely popular and heavily over subscribed.
Islamia Primary School was established in 1983 by Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens), the world renowned singer/songwriter. Islamia Primary School was the first Muslim faith school in the country to receive full funding from the government.
Vision and values
Islamia Primary School aims to ensure that all pupils receive a holistic education and develop an understanding of the Islamic faith and other religions, free from distortion, misconception or extremism. The primary school wishes for children to achieve to the best of their ability in a loving and caring environment, with the help of a strong partnership between teachers, parents and the local community.
Children are taught to explore their spiritual connection with Allah and leave with a proficiency in Arabic and a love for the Qur’an. Teachers promote six core values: respect, love, patience, striving, sharing and honesty. Islamia Primary School has a broad curriculum, teaching skills such as coding to enable children to be active citizens in the modern world.
“You and your staff are committed to promoting close and positive relationships within and beyond the local community. You broaden pupils’ knowledge and understanding of faiths and cultures other than their own. Pupils set high standards for themselves and others, led by the example of their teachers, upholding the importance of mutual respect, friendliness and being kind to others.”