YEAR 5M – MANDIR VISIT

By Dede Pourahmadi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in News. No Comments


On Wednesday22nd March Year 5 went to an Hindu Temple to take part in the Arti Ceremony, as part of their Religious Studies to develop their understanding and tolerance of other faiths which forms part of our British and school values.  We started our religious educational visit with a presentation by Mrs Bhwana, Guide at the […]

BIG BANG FAIR, here we come…

By Dede Pourahmadi on Sunday, March 19, 2017 in News. 5 Comments


The BIG BANG FAIR is an exciting opportunity for pupils to access a wide variety of activities promoting engineering and science. This year, to celebrate science week, ALL Year 5 pupils really enjoyed the wonderful  voyage of discovery of virtual reality, medicine, marine biology, film and TV, space exploration, explosive chemistry, crime-solving, robots, computer coding, […]

Science Week – Year 3

By Natasha Khan on Monday, March 13, 2017 in News, year 3. 4 Comments


This week is  British Science Week. To help us start with a bang we had a visit from a Mad Scientist!! Our scientist showed us how to create an eruption using vinegar and bicarbonate soda. We looked at how water and and an Alka-Seltzer could create an even greater eruption. Can you remember the gas that […]

Young Journalist

By Kaukab Najib on Sunday, February 12, 2017 in Journalism Club. 4 Comments


Assalam o Alaikum everyone, Journalism Club is an after-school club for KS2 children. It is run every Thursday. In this club, The Young Journalists will be reporting on exciting new things happening in the school as well as around the world. We hope that you will keep visiting this space for exciting news and leave […]

SAFER AND BETTER INTERNET FOR EVERYONE

By Dede Pourahmadi on Friday, February 10, 2017 in News. 4 Comments


    It is hard to believe   that 25 years ago the internet was invented   WITHOUT children in mind! Today each household shares 5 to 10 devices connected to the WORLD WIDE WEB. This week, ALL pupils took part in  workshops and presentations where they have learnt how to use technology safely and respectfully, […]

E- Safety week

By Nishad Akhtar on Friday, February 10, 2017 in News. 2 Comments


This week children have been learning about how to go online safely. Unique Voice came in to do workshops with the children and also delivered a performance about staying safe online. Children thoroughly enjoyed working with Unique Voice and learnt the importance of online safety.      

ONLINE SAFETY CHAMPIONS

By Dede Pourahmadi on Monday, February 6, 2017 in News. 3 Comments


  Whilst the Internet  is a powerful teaching and learning tool, its use can also have a negative impact on children if it is not used with caution.   Thank you to all  “AL FURQAN ONLINE SAFETY CHAMPIONS”  who meet up weekly to help raising  awareness of E-safety so that 100% of our pupils   stay […]

GOOGLE EXPEDITIONS-When learning is deeply immersive

By Dede Pourahmadi on Monday, February 6, 2017 in News. 7 Comments


In the words of John Dewey,  “If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” Sundar Pichai, Google CEO,  declared “Virtual reality can spark students’ imagination and help them learn about topics in an immersive way.” With great anticipation, on Monday the 6th of February, we welcomed a team of  GOOGLE […]

E-SAFETY WORKSHOP- KEEPING OUR CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE

By Dede Pourahmadi on Monday, February 6, 2017 in News. No Comments


At Al-Furqan we recognize that the internet has a valuable role to play in the education of our children.  For that reason, we give high priority to promoting   the development of a  safe e-learning environment which enables everyone to make full benefit of the internet. Thank you to all the Parents and carers    […]