Jamia al-Hudaa

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The varsity principal rejected the Ofsted conclusions as “flawed”

An Islamic women’ faculty going through partial closure has appealed towards strikes to cease it taking boarding pupils.

Jamia al-Hudaa Residential Faculty in Nottingham has been heavily criticised by Ofsted in areas together with cultural consciousness and safeguarding pupils.

The Division for Schooling stated it may now not take boarders- which make up the vast majority of its 250 pupils.

Nonetheless, whereas the enchantment is underneath means the order is suspended and the varsity can proceed to function as earlier than.

The varsity, which opened in 1996, is run by the charity Madni Trust.

Regardless of requests, the varsity has thus far been unavailable to remark to the BBC.

It was rated as insufficient when inspected in April 2015, lacking 15 of the unbiased faculty requirements and 10 nationwide minimal requirements for boarding faculties.

A second inspection in April 2016 discovered lots of the necessities had been nonetheless not met.

The report famous: “Pupils acquired little details about careers aside from these associated to educating Islamic research” and the varsity didn’t “promote balanced views”.

The second inspection discovered there was a better vary of books on the faculty and pupils had a “clear conscience”, however inspectors stated some pupils didn’t perceive how legal guidelines had been made and had been “not sure of the aim of parliament”.

Principal Raza Ul Haq told the Nottingham Post he felt the inspection was “flawed” and the varsity supplied a “huge neighborhood service”.

A former pupil and campaigner for secular schooling, Aliyah Saleem, stated: “The most recent report on the women’ faculty in Nottingham, has demonstrated the administration on the faculty fail to safeguard youngsters and supply a balanced schooling.

“I hope the Division for Schooling strikes swiftly now to guard these pupils.”

Authorities officers stated there was no timetable for a way the enchantment would progress.