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Key points from our most recent inspection:


Ofsted Report 2015

  • In memorising the Qur’an (the Hifz course), their achievement is outstanding.”
  • Results in mathematics, modern foreign languages and religious studies are impressive.”
  • the school has met all of the new and more challenging independent school standards which came into force two weeks before this inspection.”
  • The teaching staff provide students with exemplary role models to aspire to.”
  • Staff set no ceiling for students’ achievement to ensure that all students are challenged.”
  • Good teaching, with high expectations that nurture a strong work ethic, motivates students to strive for excellence in all of their studies.”
  • The entire school community is harmonious, hardworking, calm and proud of its achievements”
  • everyone gets along well together ‘like a family’.”

Ofsted Report 2011

  • Jamiatul Uloom Al-Islamia, Luton, provides a good quality of education which is enjoyed and respected by its students. The school’s ethos is characterised by mutual respect between staff and students and adherence to common values derived from their Muslim faith.”
  • Arrangements for safeguarding students are good, as is the school’s commitment to their personal development. As a result of the dedicated work of staff, and the overall quality of provision, students make good progress in their learning.”
  • Students have excellent opportunities to develop their spiritual awareness through assemblies, prayers and many of the themes studied in the Islamic curriculum. The relationships between students and with staff are outstanding and provide a secure basis for the development of high moral standards. Students feel secure in the school and enjoy their learning. As a result, behaviour is consistently good, and in a number of lessons it is outstanding.”
  • Good links are made between the themes studied and the moral and social dimensions of the Islamic curriculum enabling students to apply their beliefs and values to their daily lives.”
  • Students achieve GCSE results above the national average, with the majority achieving five grades A* to C, including English and mathematics, in addition to making good progress with the Islamic curriculum.”
  • Students have a sound understanding of the opportunities available to them in the future through visiting speakers and attendance at open days in the local sixth form and further education colleges. For those who may wish to take up the Alim course there are trips to schools in other parts of the country which provide this opportunity.”
  • Good examples of appropriate intellectual challenge were seen in successful English, mathematics and science lessons in Key Stage 4.”


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