Assunnah News

This Term (Spring 2), KS1 (years 1&2) had the opportunity to explore the topic of Oceans & Seas. The topic primarily introduced children to the different living organisms that reside under the sea, such as; fish, crustaceans and reptiles as well as corals and other sea plants. As part of this topic, children visited the London Aquarium allowing for a hands on visual experience. Children travelled via public transport, and...
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The week began with the introduction of the charitable act of collecting and donating for the needy and poor. A representative from Ummah Welfare Trust (UWT) visited the school and spoke to the children. Children were presented with lots of useful information about the importance of donating our wealth, the rewards, and the good it brings to our fellow human companions. Children from years 1 to years 6 will be...
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After a busy week of inventing during our inventions week, some children were rewarded by visiting the Islamic inventions fair at Shakhsiyah School. Inspired by 1001 inventions, Shakhsiyah Schools have been running annual Islamic inventions fairs at local libraries since 2008. Children take part in research, make models and prepare presentations culminating in an exhibition for the local community attended by local primary schools. Children found the experience refreshing after...
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On Friday 20th March 2015, Assunnah school children participated in the very rare total solar eclipse. Being a very rare event, we are grateful that the children, staff and members of the public were able to observe this unique occurrence. During the eclipse, the children from early years to years 6, teachers and members of the public prayed Salat Al-Kusoof (The Eclipse Prayer). The salaah lasted 25 minutes after which there...
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Year 5 had an amazing water experience on the River Thames. Throughout the half term year 5 have been studying the exciting topic of ‘Water World’. To take this learning further children took part on a water adventure on the River Thames. The trip involved boarding at Tower of London pier and cruising on the Thames. Children explored and experienced how the Thames played a key role in the UK...
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