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    Council tells schools to rearrange exams and cancel swimming for Ramadan

    A council has told schools to rearrange exams, cancel swimming lessons and stop sex education during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.



    Published: 12:41PM BST 11 Jul 2010



    Council bosses issued a document to all primary and secondary schools on how to avoid offending Muslim pupils who may still be fasting when the new term starts in September.

    The tips from Stoke-on-Trent City council include distributing free school meals as packed lunches to take home and cancelling social events when Muslim parents might not be able to attend.


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    During Ramadan, it is compulsory for all males and females who have reached puberty to fast from dawn until sunset every day.
    Some younger children also choose to fast for all or part of the month.
    The council says some pupils will get up before dawn to have their breakfast and, as a result, sleeping patterns could be interrupted.
    Schools are also advised to heighten staff awareness about factors affecting pupils during Ramadan.
    They are told not to schedule exams or hold parents' meetings and social events after school.
    Schools are also directed to avoid swimming lessons because some parents and pupils consider the risk of swallowing water too great.
    They should also cancel sex and relationship education because Muslims are expected to avoid sexual thoughts, discourse and relations while fasting.
    Teachers are also told that fasting children should not be over-exerted during PE lessons as they may become dehydrated.
    And schools should also provide more space for prayer in school, according to the papers.
    However, the document was criticised by the Campaign Against Political Correctness as an "over-bureaucratic waste of time."
    John Midgley, co-founder of the campaign, said: "Instead of meddling in this politically correct way the local authority should trust the judgement of pupils, parents and teachers.
    "They should be able to cater for what goes on within the schools without wasting time on an overly bureaucratic and politically correct piece of 'guidance'.
    "The schools have to be even-handed in how they treat everybody and not single out certain sections of the community in how they treat them.
    "I hope this document doesn't prove completely counter-productive to the aims they are trying to achieve.
    "And if there's an over-zealous implementation of this guidance that may mean some pupils could miss out on activities they could reasonably expect at school.
    "It's excessive, not least because during the first week of term very few pupils are even expected to sit exams."
    The month of fasting is based on the lunar calendar, meaning it falls at a different time each year.
    The guidance has been put together with the aid of material produced by the Muslim Council of Great Britain and was presented to the city council's Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education.
    During the meeting, members were told the festival would begin in the middle of August this year, while pupils are off for the summer holidays.
    But the last week of the month will be after pupils return to classes.
    The move was welcomed by Rana Tufail, director of the Islamic Centre, in Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent.
    He said: "People of a young age are not obliged to fast but, when their parents are getting up early to eat, children are curious and often join in too.
    "Schools are usually accommodating during Ramadan, but help for pupils to continue fasting in school is a very good thing.
    "Whether they continue to fast is completely up to them."

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    Quote Originally Posted by taxexile View Post



    Council tells schools to rearrange exams and cancel swimming for Ramadan


    A council has told schools to rearrange exams, cancel swimming lessons and stop sex education during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
    My son is 4 years old and just finished nursery in Wales and is due to go full time in September, all parents in the class were called for a meeting with the headmaster about what the school offers the child and what the school expects from the child and parents.

    My son attends the same school as I did and the headmaster is still the same from my time there!!

    The headmaster stated that this is a church funded school seperate from Council schools, they follow the UK curriculum but during religious education lessons will be lessons about Jesus and the Church. He stated "your child will be taught the catholic faith at this school and not any other religion after all this is a church run school, you wouldn't go to an Italian restaurant and expect to be served Sushi would you?"

    One requirement for a child to be accepted in the school is that they are baptized, no baptism certificate no entry. The school accepts children of all races provided the child is baptized.

    I feel very happy and comfortable knowing my son is going to a school which will not be compromised for calls to introduce such radical changes in the curriculum and day to day running of the school to accomodate such drastic measures from muslims and other religions not too mention the British 'do gooders' and political correct police!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Red dragon View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by taxexile View Post


    Council tells schools to rearrange exams and cancel swimming for Ramadan

    A council has told schools to rearrange exams, cancel swimming lessons and stop sex education during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
    My son is 4 years old and just finished nursery in Wales and is due to go full time in September, all parents in the class were called for a meeting with the headmaster about what the school offers the child and what the school expects from the child and parents.

    My son attends the same school as I did and the headmaster is still the same from my time there!!

    The headmaster stated that this is a church funded school seperate from Council schools, they follow the UK curriculum but during religious education lessons will be lessons about Jesus and the Church. He stated "your child will be taught the catholic faith at this school and not any other religion after all this is a church run school, you wouldn't go to an Italian restaurant and expect to be served Sushi would you?"

    One requirement for a child to be accepted in the school is that they are baptized, no baptism certificate no entry. The school accepts children of all races provided the child is baptized.

    I feel very happy and comfortable knowing my son is going to a school which will not be compromised for calls to introduce such radical changes in the curriculum and day to day running of the school to accomodate such drastic measures from muslims and other religions not too mention the British 'do gooders' and political correct police!!


    Sweet. And many british muslims ask for exactly the same thing. To set schools that teach in their faith....

    ...and in my very humble opinion - thats exactly where the rot starts, irrespective of what religion is doing the asking.

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