Weekend School

Vision

To produce a generation of Muslims who have a balanced and contextualised understanding of Islam, Muslims who are not only God conscious, but also productive and contributive citizens of British society thereby leading purpose-driven lives in a way that promotes peace, harmony, tolerance and justice.

Purpose

The Cheadle Masjid Weekend Islamic School has been running for many years now; It’s aim is to help provide a basis of Islamic education for our children aged 5 – 11 years. It will supplement the Islamic Education you provide at home, of course it cannot be a whole substitute, the culture is Islamic Practice can only be developed by developing an Islamic environment at home.

Subjects and Curriculum

Children will learn Insha’Allah how to recite the Qur’an with correct Tajweed and with some basic understanding. They are encouraged to memorise, but our main focus is to give the children the tools they need to read the Qur’an independently so that they can continue to read in their own time and beyond leaving the school.
Furthermore, we cover an Islamic Studies Course; it covers a new topic each week from the basic 5 pillars to the story of the Prophets as well as contemporary issues. We use “Weekend Learning” books specifically imported from North America that are suited for a school such as ours and are recommended by Islamic educationalists. Regular homework is given too and children are expected to complete them to maintain their level in the school!

Teaching Methodology

Our teachers adopt several teaching pedagogies to ensure the needs of each learner are met. There is a focus on activity-based learning to ensure greater student involvement and engagement. We have also recently upgraded our classrooms with the latest technology to provide teachers the opportunity to utilize the latest Islamic apps into their teaching methodology. We are fortunate Masha’Allah to have excellent teachers (DBS checked) many of whom have been with us for some years. Currently we have close to 130 children in the school; there is a waiting list as we have limited teaching space so we would recommend applying early by completing the application form which can be found here. If your child is accepted, we have an induction for parents and a strict code of conduct around behaviour and attendance.

Term Dates

The 2022/2023 school will inshallah run with the following dates:

TERMS School Starts School Ends
Autumn Term Saturday 3rd September 2021 Sunday 23rd October 2022
Half term holiday 29th & 30th October
Saturday 5th November 2022 Sunday 18th December 2022
Spring Term Saturday 7th January 2023 Sunday 19th February 2023
Half term holiday – 25th & 26th February
Saturday 4th March 2023 Sunday 2nd April 2023
Summer Term Saturday 29th April 2023 Sunday 28th May  2023
Half term holiday – 3rd & 4th June
Saturday 10th June 2023 Sunday 23rd July 2023

Fees

The 2022/2023 Fee structure is as follows:

Please note, for 2022/2023 we will be collecting 15% fees + £15 text book up front followed by three further payments due before the start of each term.

We welcome parents wishing to pay for the year in advance and offer a 5% discount to those that do so.

15% up-front
+ text book
Autumn Term
(15 wks)
Spring Term
(12 wks)
Summer Term
(13 wks)
Annual Fee Annual Fee
(5% disc.)
1st Child: £102.75 1st Child: £165.75 1st Child: £165.75 1st Child: £165.75 1st Child: £600 1st Child: £571
2nd Child: £80.85 2nd Child: £124.38 2nd Child: £124.38 2nd Child: £124.38 2nd Child: £454 2nd Child: £433
3rd Child: £58.88 3rd Child: £82.88 3rd Child: £82.88 3rd Child: £82.88 3rd Child: £307.52 3rd Child: £293

In order to make your payments please reach out to the weekend school team who will take you through the payment process.

Generally, all payments will be taken on the 1st day of the following months: September, January and May.  The exception to this is the first 15%, this payment will be taken as soon as your child’s information has been received and processed.

If you have submitted payment details, please note your payments will be automatically collected.  Please ensure you have sufficient funds available for the payment to be processed.

We would love your children to attend the Cheadle Masjid Weekend Islamic School, please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further information.
For more information, please call the school on 01612809295 during their opening times Saturday 10.30 – 12.30. or email [email protected]

Applications Update

The weekend school is no longer accepting any further applications for September 2022.
If you have recently applied, the administration team have been trying to reach you – please make contact with the school so we can proceed with deposits and enrolment.

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