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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]