YEAR 5M – MANDIR VISIT

By Dede Pourahmadi on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in News. 4 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 […]

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    […]

ONE SMALL STEP, ONE GIANT LEAP FOR YEAR FIVE PUPILS !!!

By Dede Pourahmadi on Monday, January 16, 2017 in News. 17 Comments


On Monday 16th January, year 5 pupils did not make history in defeating the Soviets or Americans in the Space race. Instead, they had the opportunity to meet the Space Expert, Mr Jerry Stone for a very special Space Day. They started by sharing what they already knew about space and tackled some of their misconceptions about […]

“The Power of One” against Bullying

By Dede Pourahmadi on Thursday, November 17, 2016 in News. 3 Comments


On Thursday 17th November, pupils watched a series of short situations presented by actors who used boxes, colours, and masks to vividly portray what bullying is, what can be done about it, and how every child has the power of one, the power to report and deal with bullying when they see it. Following the […]

ANCIENT EGYPTIANS DAY

By Dede Pourahmadi on Sunday, November 6, 2016 in News. 6 Comments


On Thursday 3rd November,  Year 5 pupils spent the day as Ancient Egyptians! They came to school in fantastic costumes and spent the day doing lots of different activities. By completing the re-enactment of the opening of the tomb, pupils experienced a sense of awe and wonder at finding many  undiscovered ancient artifacts. They were […]

ANIMAL ENCOUNTER

By Dede Pourahmadi on Monday, June 27, 2016 in News, Year 5. 7 Comments


On Monday 11th July, year 5 children had the opportunity to further enhance their learning by taking part in an animal encounter workshop led by ” Animal Man“.This exciting animal-handling workshop helped pupils learn about animals in a safe, controlled environment. The session was fully interactive and every child was able to touch or hold the […]