Abu Hurairah Academy is a voluntary non-profit organisation and a registered charity set up primarily to meet the need of educating our children about Islam. It has been serving the local community since April 1998.
The Academy provides a child-centred structured learning environment for children in spacious, well equipped classrooms, based on a broad and balanced Islamic education, taught by qualified teachers who relate to and motivate children as and when required. The Academy has a broad syllabus and uses age appropriate learning styles and materials to make learning at Abu Hurairah Academy an enjoyable experience for every child. Prayer facilities are provided for children (boys and girls) and separate dedicated facilities for adults.
The Academy involves parents in the education of their children by providing homework, progress updates, reports and one-to-one parent consultation sessions.
It is our aim to provide an Islamic, safe and structured learning environment where learning is fun and effective and at the same time protecting the welfare of all the children by following safe recruitment policies and implementing child protection procedures including DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) reference checks for all staff and volunteers.
The following subjects are studied at the Academy:
- Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence)
- Tajweed (perfecting recitation of the Qur’aan)
- Aadaab (etiquettes and manners)
- Aqaid (Islamic beliefs Ahlu-Sunnah Wal-Jama’ah)
- Seerah and Islamic History
- Islamic Kalimaat and Duas (Supplications)
- GCSE Urdu
The Academy provides a ‘Youth Tarbiyyah Programme’ for both boys and girls and an adult learning programme. The adult programme was specifically created to cater for adults outside of the normal opening hours.
The Academy provides a range of sports and recreational activities such as badminton, table tennis, football and cricket, including multimedia based activities using a Nintendo Wii.
The following classes are taught:
Weekday classes for ages 5 to 16:
- Session 1 4:15pm-5:55pm
- Session 2 6:15pm-7:55pm
- Hifz classes 5pm-8pm
Classes for Adult Ladies
- Wednesday – 12:00pm-2:00pm
- Saturday – 10:00am-12:00pm
Hufaaz Adult and Tajweed Quran Classes for Adults
- Tuesday – 8:00pm-9:00pm
- Thursday – 8:00pm-9:00pm
Weekend Saturday classes:
- Urdu class for beginners 10:00am-10:45am
- Islamic History class for beginners 10:45am-11:30am
- Urdu class for GCSE students 10:00am-12:30pm
Our vision at Abu Hurairah Academy is to become as Allah mentions in the Qur’aan:
You are the best of people, evolved for mankind
by providing extensive and excellent Islamic education for the students within a cultivating, caring and secure Islamic environment.
Our mission at Abu Hurairah Academy is to provide a broad based Islamic education by addressing the academic, emotional, spiritual, and social needs of our children. Our curriculum stresses excellence in core Islamic subjects and studies taught by caring and qualified teachers. Our students, parents and teachers belong to a challenging disparate ethnic community, which strengthens their identity as Muslims. Students are encouraged to be leaders and to strive to improve themselves, their families, their communities, and their environment.