Ash-Shifa School – Ofsted Report!
Assalamu alikum wa Rahmatuallahi wa Barakatuhu,
We pray that you are under the shade of Allah's mercy, in the circle of his generosity and in the remembrance of His Habib Sallallahu alayhi wa sallam.
Ash-Shifa School was recently inspected by Ofsted
(the body set up to regulate education providers) in early November 2007. The inspector spent 2 days at the school rigorously inspecting all aspects of the school, including the curriculum, lesson observations, policies and procedures, development plans, suitability of proprietors and teaching staff.
By the grace of Allah, the inspector was pleased to report that Ash-Shifa School
the education regulations, achieving a good report. The full report is available here
please do read it.
Some excerpts from the report:
‘Ash-Shifa is an improving school which provides good education and care for its pupils. Its views of itself are accurate, and its managers have a clear plan for its future development.’
‘The school successfully meets its aims and all of the regulations.’
‘Relationships between staff and pupils throughout the school are extremely caring and supportive and pupils enjoy coming to school.’
‘Ash-Shifa successfully integrates National Curriculum subjects including religious studies with Islamic studies and a programme of personal care.’
‘Provision for pupils’ spiritual moral and social development is good.’
‘The quality of teaching and assessment is good, with some that is outstanding.’
‘The relationships between staff and pupils are very good and result in a very positive, harmonious atmosphere for learning.’
‘Specialist teaching takes place in English, mathematics, science, Islamic studies, religious studies, ICT, Arabic and Urdu by staff who have very good subject knowledge.’
‘Pupils’ behaviour is outstanding.’
‘Pupils have good links with the local and wider community’
‘The daily prayer sessions make a good contribution to pupils’ spiritual development.’
‘Pupils have good opportunities to engage in social events within the school and they use the school council well to ensure that their views are heard.’
We would like to say a big thank you to all our supporters, especially our committed staff; may Allah reward you abundantly. May Allah bless you, your families and all those you love. (Aameen)
May we thank you for the interest you have shown and your valuable time in reading this correspondence.
*Ash-Shifa School is committed to providing students with the highest quality of academic and character building education. The school was set up in 2002 by the Ash-Shifa Trust as a result of local demand and is held up as a model faith school adhering to the teachings of Islam.
Due to the expansion of the school we are currently appealing for £25,000 to pay for our new building. Please help with this noble project http://www.justgiving.com/ash-shifaschool
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