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  • Jaamiatul Imaam Muhammad Zakaria
    Thornton View Road
    Clayton
    Bradford
    West Yorkshire
    BD14 6JX
  • Head: Mrs Z Hajee
  • T 01274 882007
  • F 01274 883696
  • A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 23
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Bradford
  • Pupils: 485
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the parents say...

Jaamiatul Imaam Muhammad Zakaria is an absolutely great school i studied there for 6 years of my life and these six years were the most important stages of my life. Staying in this specific boarding school helped me to distinguish between right and wrong. It teaches you how to build a good character within yourself and it helps you to do nothing except good. Obviously at first you dont like it because it is only natural to miss home but give it a few months or even weeks for some of us, youre used it. The food is incredible and treats are given very often. The staff do an absolutely great job looking after 500 boarding students. The quality of teaching cannot be compared with any other school be it islamic studies or school studies. I think i have achieved absolutely great results and this is all because of the great effort the teachers put in. The most amazing part is the joy of sitting in the madresa lessons. My description is too less to describe the greatness of my school. Lastly i would like to thank my principle Moulana Ismail and my headteacher Aapa jaan for all their hardwork and sacrifces and the rest of the staff. Jazakallah khair! May allah grant you the best in both worlds and keep you in the best of health. Aameen!

Commented on 21st Jan 2016

I have studied at this school and I got to admit this school is one in a million, the amount of help and love given by the teachers that you will find nowhere else, I go to sixth form now and I would honestly do anything to go back, though you spend 6/7 or maybe even 8 years there you love it as your home it is my home I loved it there and would love to stay connected to that place it is amazing if your thinking about sending your daughter there then go ahead and send her she will get the same love as she does at home. once your daughter is in her final year she will feel attached to the school she wont even want to come back home and that's a guarantee from me. the education is not what you get at state schools the teachers teach the girls like they are their own children, the girls achieve the grades they want. this school not only concentrates on education but also it helps your daughter to become a better person from the inside mark my words I have been there and experienced, she might have ups and downs but she will get through it and she will come out with a bright future. there is so much to say about the school.

Commented on 28th Sep 2015

my nieces go to this institute. a place i would recommend to family and friends. teaching standards are very high. the quality of teaching is exellent.

Commented on 22nd May 2015

Excellent school

Commented on 21st May 2015

Sending my daughter to this school was the best decision I have made. She has learnt so much and the school has left such a positive impact on her future. She has become a better person with better character. Her studies also have gone well as she has received good results in her GCSE’S and her A level. I am happy that I sent my daughter here and I am very satisfied with everything. I will advise other parents to send their daughter's to this school.

Commented on 20th May 2015

A brilliant school. Two daughters are currently studying here and 3 have finished studies here.

Commented on 20th May 2015

This school is excellent in all aspects including education and boarding. I myself studied there and have relatives and family friends currently studying there and cannot say that I have ever heard of a single flaw in the way the school is run nor in anything else. The teachers are very considerate and approachable bringing themselves down to the students level at all time and the students are very friendly and welcoming. The headteacher is wonderful! Both the headteacher and principal work extremely hard to fulfill need of all students.An excellent college for islamic and secular education. Thank you to all teachers for their hard work!

Commented on 20th May 2015

A wonderful school

Commented on 20th May 2015

Jaamiatul imaam muhammad zakaria is a great school. It provides great islamic morals and values to each individual. I would definitely recommend it to other muslim parents to send their daughters.

Commented on 20th May 2015

Just want to firstly thank all the staff and especially the headteacher for the 5 wonderful years i boarded at this school. I have lovely memories from living here and wish i could go back and be a student for a while. The staff were always so lovely and the environment was always so lively and exciting. Actually, when it came to holidays i didn't feel like going home. The best part of staying there was the incomparable and outstanding teaching.of course, the meals were also my favourite especially the Saturday chips and Saturday haleem curry.

Commented on 20th May 2015

As a former graduate of this institute, it is with immense pleasure that i can positively comment on the high standard and impeccable level of education received by the teaching staff, efficiently and effectively led under the guidance of the Head Teacher. Combined with the excellent boarding facilitites, the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and welfare promoted and the excellent pastoral care I received as a student, studying at Jaamiatul Imaam Muhammad Zakaria has equipped me with lifelong learning skills, motivation and commitment required to further my academic studies at post-graduate and doctorate level, instilling within me the value of positively contributing to the wider british society.

Commented on 20th May 2015

A truly inspirational school, with good ethos, standard of education and morale.

Commented on 20th May 2015

This school is heaven on earth teaching children about the world,both spiritually and academically.The school highlights the importance of education and always encourages students to pursue couriers in order to help others and earn respect too.

Commented on 20th May 2015

I would like to recommend this school to anyone. My Daughter attends this school. It has benefitted her and us a lot

Commented on 20th May 2015

High standards of education and a wonderful ethos in an excellent environment.

Commented on 20th May 2015

i have been to this school and absolutely love this school, the teachers are so freindly and welcoming, i have learnt so much i dont know where i would have been without the education and good upbringing this school gave me

Commented on 20th May 2015

This school is an excellent school offering the best for our child. My daughter studied here and now i realize the rumours about this school being the top of the range is one hundred percent true. They bought the best out of her. The accommodation is excellent along with the food. They make their food fresh everyday with fresh fruits and salad alongside every meal. The education is excellent making my daughter achieve results that i dont think any other school could do. Teachers are like mothers taking care of my daughter as if she was one of theres. I put my trust in this school to look after my child and so could you. I have a guarantee on that.

Commented on 20th May 2015

yes, I am a graduate of this school and have spent a beautiful 5 years of my life there, i loved the school dearly and still do, the staff, teachers students are amazing and welcoming, its like your own family, I have learnt so much staying in this boarding school and now wish i could go back as only beautiful memories remain, i would recommend every single parent to bring their daughter here, it would certainly make their successful future.

Commented on 20th May 2015

Wonderful school. My daughter studied here and they gave my daughter everything she could ever need. Good accommodation excellent foods including the fresh daily fruits and vegs they give. And of-course most of all the education there is tremendous. They offeredd top class upbringing making my daughter shine and also bringing the best out of her. Could never find a better school then that. I am ever grateful to this school for giving my daughter an opportunity of a life time.

Commented on 20th May 2015

Jamia Tul Imam Muhammed Zakaria is an independent school for girls and is far by the best school for girls as it has helped me to gain so much in my life after attending this school. I have also achieved great results academically and also in islamic studies. It is a united school where everyone is helpful and makes you feel part of the family. This institution has made me a better person and has helped me to establish my achievements in all aspects of life. I recommend this school to all muslim girls as it will help you to choose the right way of life. Most of all thank you to the school and all of its members for helping me achieve the best of education.

Commented on 20th May 2015

Amazing school .

Commented on 20th May 2015

Excellent school provides students with the best education and facilities. So happy I made the choice of sending my daughter their .Teachers and staff are very caring and approachable

Commented on 20th May 2015

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