Orient Islamic School

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Orient Islamic School
Orient Islamic School Hall.jpg
Durban, Kwa-ZuluNatal
South Africa
Other names Orient, Orient School or O.I.S.
Type Private school
Motto Knowledge is Light
Established 1959
Locale Urban
Exam board NSC
Grades R–12
Number of students 1000
School color(s) White, Dark Blue and Grey

Orient Islamic School is an independent Muslim school situated in Greyville, Durban, South Africa.

Orient School is part of the Orient Islamic Educational Institute that was established in 1938. The school was established in 1959 as a state-aided school. In 1998 the school shifted itself into an independent School.

The school currently offers the matriculation through the National Senior Certificate. It caters for learners from Grade R-12.


Staff include a diverse team. Among the reputable teachers at the school were/are:

  • Mr. M.H. Buckus (Mathematics)
  • Mr. Y. Patel (Mathematics)
  • Mr. N. Govender (Afrikaans)
  • Mr. A.K. Adam (Mathematics)
  • Mr. Abed Shaik (Mathematics)
  • Mr. K. Chetty (English)
  • Mr. M.H. Hoosen (Natural Sciences)
  • Mr. V. Surban (Natural Sciences)
  • Mr. E. Ansur (Acting Executive Headmaster)
  • Ml. A.R. Khan (Islamic Studies)
  • Ml. A. Mahomedy (Islamic Studies)


  • Association of Muslim Schools[1]


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