Monthly Archives: June 2016

Dr.Bike Visits Al-Noor -Wednesday 22nd June 2016

Thank You to Dr. Bike AKA Jim Dalton who visited us with his team and helped fix and rebuild bikes for some of our pupils who took the opportunity to get a free health check!

If you didn’t get a chance to bring your bike this time round please do visit your local bike store! We have The Cycle Store right next to the school – who will also check the bike for a small cost. We urge you to  get your bikes checked for safety. Bike use in the summer increases with the improved weather and it is important to ensure that your bikes are in safe working order.


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Ever wanted to blow bubbles in different shapes,or make tea bags fly? Well you’ve come to the right place.In this blog you will find;fun,awesome and breath-taking experiments,that will help open your eyes to the wonders of the world.  We created this blog to show young teenagers that science doesn’t always have to be as boring and tiresome as they think it to be. We hope you love our experiments and have a fantastic time at home trying them out (with family and friends).

Follow these simple instructions and you’ll have your own mini-rockets. Countdown… and then watch them fly. It’s as easy as saying 1,2,3!


1.Remove the staple,string and label from the bag of tea .

2.If your bag of tea is not open on it’s ends , cut both ends off and empty the tea into the trash.

3.Unfold the bag of tea so that it is completely straight .

4.Use your fingers to make the tea bag stand up.

5.Light the tea bags using a lighter… and watch them take-off into the sky!

If you enjoyed this, stay in touch for our next phenomenal experiment…


Blogged by Sumayyah, Hadia and Maryam.

Enter The Warriors World


Have you ever thought about life in the forest, eating mice and voles? How about fighting with tooth and claw, with echoing  battle cries? Well, there are a group of cats who have decided to live this life. These are the WARRIORS.

This is a series of books based on fiction and adventure with a twist of fantasy.

The Warrior Code

Every cat of each clan has to follow the Warrior Code. Here is a touch of it:

  1. The clan must be fed first.
  2. Crossing clan boundaries is not permitted unless on a journey the the Moon Stone or to Gatherings.
  3. There is a truce every full moon for a Gathering.
  4. It is compulsory to have the clan leaders name ending with ‘star’ when he/she is granted with nine lives from their Warrior Ancestors.


Hyperlink for the Allegiances:


Series 1, Book 1: Into the wild

For generations, four Clans of wild cats have shared the forest according to the laws laid down by their warrior ancestors. But the ThunderClan cats are in grave danger, and the sinister ShadowClan grows stronger every day. Noble warriors are dying – and some deaths are more mysterious than others.
In the midst of this turmoil appears an ordinary house cat named Rusty… who may turn out to be the bravest warrior of them all….

I think the series is amazing! There is so much and never-ending actions!


It is a brilliant series of delight and I can’t wait to read the next set of books! They really are great books!


I thought it was a boring series of cats, well as soon as I opened the first page, I was stuck to it like glue!



Deep in the heart of the forest, four clans of warrior cats coexist in uneasy harmony—but uncertain times are upon them, and dangers threaten the precarious balance of the forest.

Fireheart is a ThunderClan warrior cat now, but his troubles are far from over. As the chill of winter sets in, the cats of rival RiverClan grow restless, while WindClan is weak and facing threats from all sides.

As tensions build to an explosive climax, Fireheart faces not only imminent battle, but betrayal from within his own Clan.


Blogged by Abdullah, Talha and Elias.

Year 6 Trip to Gardens of Peace

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Year 6 have been learning about the Hereafter.  They had a very informative talk by brother Mohamed about the burial rituals and the maintenance of the graveyard.

Year 6- Trip to Bet Tikvah Synagogue

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Year 6 went to Bet Tikvah Synagogue and learnt about the similarities and differences between Islam and Judaism. Some children had a look at the Torah.  They had a very informative talk by Rabbi David.  The session was very interactive.

Year 6 – Trip To Royal Veterinary College

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We have been to the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) and learnt a lot about animal anatomy.  We were split into 2 groups.  While one group was busy identifying and naming different animal bones, the other group had the chance to handle live animals (Daisy the cow and  the pony).

The Vet students were very welcoming.


Blogged by Ameena.


Girl’s Football Tournament – Results: Al-Noor comes in a respectable 3rd place!

Our girls football team travelled to Islamia Primary School to take part in the annual under 12s football tournament for girls on the 24th May 2016. Al-Noor took part against Apex Primary School, Ayesha Community School, Al-Deen Primary School and Islamia Primary School.  After a number of matches in the two group settings the remaining teams were pit against each other in the semi-final, with Al-Noor girls coming in third place. Ayesha Community and Apex Primary played against each other in the final with Ayesha Community finishing victorious as the champions. A wonderful and eventful day, where all teams played superbly well, high level of teamwork and friendly competition.

Well done to our Al-Noor Girls, Tahani, Hafsah, Rahhma, Ameena, Khadeejah P, Sumayyah R and Laisa – Congratulations!

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Medals Ceremony

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On the pitch!

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Careful observations of other team games!

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Team Talk!

Disability Assembly – Guest visit from Maryam Simjee

Al-Noor were fortunate enough to have a visit from a dear friend of the school, Sister Maryam Simjee.

Maryam met with all the pupils in the school and delivered an assembly to the pupils explaining what disability is, how she has learnt to be independent with her own disability, the trials and daily challenges she faces. Maryam was an inspiration to the pupils and school, showing a huge capacity for patience and perseverance in the face of adversity, calmness and contentment. Maryam discussed how she achieved many goals, such as gaining her degree and how her faith has helped her in that.

The pupils had the opportunity to ask her a number of questions about her daily life and routines.

Thank you and JazakiAllahukhairan for your valuable visit Sister Maryam!


18th May 2016