Category Archives: In The News


In pictures: Eid family fun day at IQRA School


A dedicated team of fundraisers raised £2,200 to help people in distress across the world – by holding a family fun day at their local school in Slough. As many as 600 people converged on IQRA Islamic Primary School in Fernside, off Wexham Road, on Saturday. The Eid family fun day had been organised by […]

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Hundreds enjoy community fun day at Iqra School


More pictures in Friday’s Observer HUNDREDS of visitors enjoyed a community fun day which raised enough cash to send a clown to entertain poorly children in hospital. More than 800 people attended the Upton Lea Unity community fun day at IQRA Islamic Primary School, off Wexham Road, on Saturday. They enjoyed lots of stalls, face-painting […]

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In pictures: Community fair at IQRA School


A bouncy castle, face painting and chocolate fountain were among the fun at a community fair at IQRA Islamic Primary School on Saturday. The event was organised by the Upton Lea Unity group in partnership with the school in Wexham Road. About 800 people turned up to the event which also included a variety of […]

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First ever Community Games hailed as success


SPORTY youngsters gunned for gold at a community group’s first fun day. Upton Lea Unity hosted the Community Games at Upton Lea Recreation Ground, Slough, on Sunday. More than 450 residents attended with youngsters competing in sports to win gold medals. For the full story and more pictures pick up a copy of Friday’s Observer. […]

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Primary school pupils take their campaign to Downing Street


PRIMARY school pupils handed a petition to the Prime Minister urging him to make 2013 the beginning of the end of world hunger during a special visit to Number 10. Pupils from IQRA Slough Islamic Primary School visited David Cameron as part of a project aimed at highlighting the issue of ending world poverty. The […]

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Teams compete for glory in Kwik Cricket competition


Aspiring cricket stars of the future showed off their bowling and batting talent in a Kwik Cricket competition. Slough School Sport Network’s (SSSN) tournament, for mixed teams in year five and six, took place at Burnham Cricket Club in Taplow Common Road yesterday. A total of 16 teams competed from 14 schools, about 150 players […]

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Terminal-building pupils learn about Heathrow careers


Future careers at the airport could beckon for engineering-inspired Slough pupils. Children aged 10 to 11 at Iqra Slough Islamic Primary School in Fernside, off Wexham Road, took part in the Heathrow Primary School Challenge on Tuesday. The challenge encouraged the pupils to explore construction and engineering careers at the airport, and understand the sorts […]

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Running, jumping and throwing in Quadkids challenge


Home advantage proved the key to victory in the Quadkids primary school athletics event. Marish Primary School pupils came out on top in the event which took place at the Swabey Road school in Langley on Thursday. Eleven schools took part – St Mary’s, Our lady of Peace Junior, Colnbrook, Lynch Hill, Parlaunt Park, Iqra, […]

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