Ayesha Siddiqa Girls School

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Ayesha Siddiqa Girls School is an Islamic school in Southall, London Borough of Ealing, West London, England. It is located on the second and third floors of the Abu Bakr Mosque.[1]

It serves ages 11–19, and as of 2016 it has 84 students.[1]

School uniform[edit]

In 2013 the Daily Mail wrote that the school requires students to wear a navy blue burqa or a navy blue jilbab.[2] On its website the school stated "We do not force our students to wear a veil (face cover). Our uniform policy is navy blue abaya and a navy blue head scarf (not a burka or face veil) Our policy does not stipulate anywhere that students are required to wear the niqaab".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Home page. Ayesha Siddiqa Girls School. Retrieved on 15 June 2016. "We are located on the second and third floors of Abu bakr Mosque in Southall, in the London Borough of Ealing,[...]" - Address Archived June 24, 2016, at the Wayback Machine: "165-169 The Broadway Southall Middlesex UB1 1LS"
  2. ^ "Islamic schools in Britain forcing girls as young as 11 to wear full-face veils." The Daily Mail. 18 September 2013. Retrieved on 21 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Home." Ayesha Siddiqa Girls School. Retrieved on 21 September 2013.

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Coordinates: 51°30′44″N 0°23′02″W / 51.5122°N 0.3839°W / 51.5122; -0.3839