Orient Islamic School

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Orient Islamic School
Orient Islamic School Hall.jpg
Location
Durban
,
Kwa-ZuluNatal

South Africa
Information
Other namesOrient, Orient School or O.I.S.
TypePrivate school
MottoKnowledge is Light
Established1959
LocaleUrban
Exam boardNSC
GradesR–12
Number of students1000
School color(s)White, Dark Blue and Grey
Website

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[edit]

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

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

Notable Alumni[edit]