Our objective is to support our students’ development as young confident individuals, to develop their identity as responsible British Muslims and to always aspire towards achieving the highest goals as citizens of Britain and the wider world. Our school aims to prepare our girls to take their place in modern society as young practising British Muslims who are inspirational role models and leaders in their field.
Alongside the National Curriculum we offer Arabic and Islamic studies, and all aspects of the curriculum are permeated with the Islamic ethos. Our day, and likewise our lessons start with the remembrance of our creator and teachers look for opportunities to reconnect students with the Almighty and their deen.
We seek to create a safe Islamic environment in which our students flourish personally, academically and spiritually. We observe significant Islamic events and observances though Islamic assemblies, lessons and extra-curricular days. We also conduct weekly circles of teaching and learning (halaqa) where students learn about Islamic beliefs and practices pertaining to fiqh, ahadith, dua, aqaa’id and tareekh to ensure that our students develop a strong knowledge base on which to draw from and to support their spiritual growth.
Our school has a strong Islamic ethos, and in keeping with teachings of our faith we encourage the principles of equality, fairness, justice, tolerance and respect for people of all faiths and backgrounds. Students have the benefit of an environment in which to explore and develop their values, and all students are expected to hold themselves to the highest standards of personal conduct and behaviour that we expect of students at our school,
At RIA we aspire to develop well-rounded individuals: youngsters who value and respect themselves, their peers, as well as the wider community they reside in.