St Mary’s RCVA Primary School Visit. 09/07/2015
IDC team members were invited to St Mary’s school on the 9th July and delivered a session on the 5 pillars of Islam.
Egton C of E Primary School Mosque Visit. 30/06/2015
The workshop was a mosque visit, whereby the students travelled to Abu Bakr mosque, which was the closest to their school, they did a small session covering the five pillars of Islam, seeing certain parts of the mosque and also answering any questions the students had.
Walker Technology College, Newcastle. 24/06/2015 / 01/07/2015
At the school workshop there was a presentation for the students to help the students with their RE vision and also allow them to ask questions. The presentation started with briefly introducing the 5 pillars of Islam, and then focused on the following topics:
* Women in Islam * War and Peace * Crime and Punishment
The students really enjoyed the presentation, as it was very interacting with questions, stories and quizzes to keep them entertained whilst learning. This also helped tackle any misconceptions students had.
Airy Hill Community Primary School, Whitby. 15/06/2015.
It was a whole day at Airy Hill Community, where facilitators did a school assembly covering the five pillars of Islam in depth, ensuring all students understood them clearly; the students answering the facilitators’ questions demonstrated this.
St Josephs RC Primary School, Newcastle. 12/06/2015.
The facilitators did a school assembly covering the five pillars of Islam in depth, ensuring all students understood them clearly; the students answering the facilitators’ questions demonstrated this.
Stocksfield Avenue Primary School, Newcastle. 10/06/2015.
The students really enjoyed the presentation, as it was very interacting with questions, stories and quizzes to keep them entertained whilst learning.
The second part was with year 5 students covering war, peace crime and extremism. The students were given lots of time to communicate with each other about issues that were often being seen in the media. This also helped tackle any misconceptions students had.
Newcomen Primary School, Redcar. 05/06/2015
IDC help a school assembly for over 100 pupils key stage 2 pupils at Newcomen Primary School covering the 5 pillars of Islam.
Leyburn Community Primary School, North Yorkshire. 22/05/2015
There was a classroom session for years 5 and 6 on the five pillars of Islam for the students as they were learning about different faiths. IDC gave the students a better understanding of Islam as the students did not know much and their contact with other minorities and Muslims is very limited because of the area they are located in.
St Josephs Catholic Junior School, Birtley. 18/05/2015
There was a school assembly for years 3,4,5 and 6 on the five pillars of Islam as the students were learning about different faiths. IDC gave the students a better understanding of Islam, of who we as Muslims believed in and they also wanted to know things that were special to us and places that were special to us as Muslims and we explained about special times in Islam and also gave a personal insight to which aspect of Islam we felt was special to us as individuals and the students and teachers really enjoyed that part.
St Oswalds RC Primary School. 18/05/2015
There was a whole school assembly on the five pillars of Islam for the students as they were learning about different faiths. IDC gave the students a better understanding of Islam, showed them a few of our props, interaction was great as some students came to try on the ‘man dress’, hijab and Hajj Clothing, teachers had, had IDC in a few years back and said that they were pleased to have contacted us again teacher were really happy to have us there.
Thorney Close Primary School, Sunderland. 15/05/2015
The school workshop was delivered in a classroom and the students were year 5 and 6 students who were learning about the different faiths. They were currently learning about the fifth pillar of Islam Hajj and miss Jones thought that they would benefit from IDC introducing the rest of the pillars to them. IDC gave the students a better understanding of Islam, showed them a few of our props from our model Kaaba, the interaction was great as some students came to try on the ‘man dress’, hijab and Hajj clothing.
Our Lady Queen of the Matrys RC Primary School, Durham. 21/04/2015
Over 50 children from years 3 to 6 were given an opportunity to learn the basic principles of Islam through a school assembly conducted by IDC.
St Josephs Primary School, Durham. 21/04/2015.
IDC delivered a school assembly to over 100 children at St Josephs Primary School in Durham.
St Wilfrids RCVA Primary School,Bishop Auckland. 17/04/2015, 19/04/2015.
Sisters Aisha Kalimba and Marium Khan delviered two school assemblys to key stage 1 and 2 at St Wilfrids. The assembly presented the basics of Islam including the 5 pillars to school children at the primary school.
Castleton Community Primary School, Whitby. 15/04/2015 & 10/07/2015.
The IDC team were in Whitby again for a school workshop at Castleton Community Primary School. The team delivered a workshop to a number of classes across different age groups.
West Cliff Primary School, Whitby. 25/03/2015.
IDC School Workshop team presented a 30 minute assembly on the basic belief and practices of Islam; with the whole school in attendance. The team then conducted a workshop session with year 5 and 6 students discussing the topics of Jihad Extremism.
The Local Whitby Gazette did a feature on the visit:
Bishopton Centre, Billingham. 18/03/2015.
The school workshop team was at the Bishopton Centre in Billingham. The centre is an education facility for kids who have been permanently excluded from mainstream schools.
The team had really interactive sessions with all the groups, lots of fun had, lots learned and questions answered.
The King Edward VI School, Morpeth. 05,09,11/03/2015.
IDC were invited again to Kind Edward VI School in March to conduct a further 3 workshops. The team visited different years groups, presented the workshop and took questions.
Synthonia Cub Scout Pack – Mosque Visit, 12/03/2015.
The IDC team in Teesside conducted a mosque visit for the Synthonia Cub Scout Pack at Abu Bakr Mosque in Middlesbrough.
Our Lady of the Rosary RCVA Primary School, 09/03/2015.
IDC were extra busy today educating youngsters in the region’s schools about Islam and Muslims. As always some interesting and challenging questions from the pupils at Our Lady of Roasry RCVA Primary School!
The King Edward VI School Morpeth, 23/02/2015.
This was IDCs 3rd School workshop in February at King Edward VI School in Morpeth.
The team delivered Islamic Awareness workshops to a number ofyear groups and got the chance to myth bust and answer questions.
St Bedes RC of Lanchester, 13/02/2015.
IDCs Mariam Khan is seen above delivering a School Workshop at St Bedes School in Northumberland. In front of an assembly of pupils she went over a variety of topics including the five pillars of Islam.
The School have enjoyed having us deliver an “inspirational workshop that has deepened their understanding of Islam”:
The King Edward VI School Morpeth, 10/02/2015 – 12/02/2015.
The IDC Team conducted two Islamic Awareness School Workshops at The king Edward VI School in Morpeth. The team did a “Myth-Busting Session” with young people and staff. As always there were some great questions from the youngsters and it was a positive experience all round.