During the Spring term Year 9 and Year 8 students visited The Imperial War Museum to expand their knowledge of the happenings of WW1 for their English lessons. They learnt about the history of WW1 and had an insight on how people in this period of time were impacted by the war. One of our teachers that have helped take care of our students, Miss Thasnim (Quran Department) said: “I found it interesting when we found out about the lifestyles of this from the WW1 period..
World Book day took place on the 3rd March 2016. Madani celebrated the event on the 9th March 2016. Each classroom had been given a chosen topic to decorate their classrooms according to a themed genre of literature. This was a great whole school event which really does inspire book reading even more!
Healthy eating is important for your body and mind; it will affect how you feel and your mood. Good nutrition is an important part of having a healthy lifestyle.
On the 13th of April, Year 9’s and a few Year 10’s visited St Pauls Cathedral. This trip was for Ms Nasima’s students to learn a lot more about the Christian faith. Throughout the trip the students had made many discoveries and learnt many facts about the Christian religion. There were many artefacts and intricate designs that were amazing. Many of the students had said that the best part of the trip was climbing 1,000 steps of the Cathedral dome! The students had learnt much from this experience.
MGS are supporting Muslim Aid’s ‘Warm Hearts Winter Campaign’ by collecting food items for the poor and needy. Students are competing with each form class to see which class can collect the most. Insha’Allah items will be collected by Muslim Aid after the holidays and winning class will be announced. Good luck everyone! May the best form class win!
Year 9s have been focusing on natural hazards this term such as—volcanoes and earthquakes. We decided to create our own mini exploding volcanic structures. We tested using mentos with coke and baking soda with vinegar; we found that the latter gave the best results! The Y9s produced creative models with the surviving volcanoes displayed in their classroom. .
On 15th Dec 2015, we had special female guests come along to inspire our Yr 10s and 6th formers to explore a range of career paths. Joining us were:
- Magazine editor
- Charity worker
The pupils were given a chance to interact with the guest speakers. While students provided positive feedback about the careers fair, the guests left with only praise for the students and their excellent conduct.
Yr 10s travelled to the London Aquarium on Fri 18th Dec 2015 with Ms Mamduha and Ms Hayat Mohamed as part of their curriculum on calculating volume. Learning Maths could not have been more exciting as Maths was taken outside the classroom! We calculated volume and area using fractions, ratios and percentages. We learnt about how structures in zoos and aquariums decide on the size of tanks in proportion to the amount of sea life that is kept there.
Year 10s visited the East London Masjid on 7th and 9th Dec 2015. They used their artistic skills to create excellent posters on the features of a masjid. Students had a tour of the masjid and delivered a presentation too MashaAllah, the workshop leader at the masjid was very impressed and will be hand delivering certificates for a great presentation on Wed 23rd Dec 2015.