School Rules

Behaviour & Exclusion Policy & Procedures

The School is an Islamic institution, it is therefore imperative that behaviour befitting a Muslim is displayed at all times.

N.B. Parents/Guardians should go through the school rules carefully with the students.

Attendance & Punctuality

  • Pupils must arrive punctually to school.
  • Permission must be obtained from the Headteacher / Deputy Head to be absent for any reason other than illness.
  • A phone call to the school office must be made in the first instance for any absence. The school will also contact parents by phone in the mornings/afternoons to notify them that their daughter is absent.
  • Medical, dental or other appointment / visit should be kept outside school hours. When an appointment has to be made during school hours, prior permission should be obtained.


  • Pupils should greet each other with Assalamu’alaikum. Behaviour must be courteous at all times, and movement in school must be quiet and orderly.
  • Bad and insulting language will be dealt with severely.
  • Respect for teachers and all members of staff should be shown at all times; this includes administrative and supervisory staff.
  • During break and lunchtimes, all girls must leave their classrooms and stay downstairs in the dining hall or playground.
  • No one should loiter close to the outside fence or around the staircase during break or lunchtime.
  • Name-calling, teasing or any other forms of bullying will not be tolerated and will be dealt with severely.
  • Chewing gum is strictly prohibited on the school premises.
  • All girls must be punctual with their Salah. When unable to perform Salah, the time should be spent doing Zikr at the back of the prayer room.
  • Correct uniform must be worn at all times – including journeys to and from school, or during school outings.
  • The Headscarf should be worn neatly at all times.
  • Jewellery and make-up must not be worn.

Personal Property and Forbidden Articles

  • All personal property must be clearly marked with the name of the owner. P.E kit must not be left at school; it should be taken home for washing.
  • Unrelated and irrelevant books/magazines, cameras, Ipods, mp3/4 players, electronic games, valuables, excess amount of money and playing cards should not be brought into school.
  • All school property must be duly respected. In the event of loss or misuse a replacement fee will be charged. Textbooks and exercise books must not be defaced with graffiti.

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