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Student feedback from the Islam awareness sessions was very positive. All students commented on their much improved understanding. The sessions were very engaging and delivered in a dynamic way. We would highly recommend Imran to all schools and colleges who are looking for more innovative ways to promote tolerance and respect of other’s religious beliefs.

Suzanne Duncan - Chief Executive, East Durham College & Ofsted Inspector

Imran Kotwal has worked with Westwood Park on a number of occasions. Imran's assemblies and workshops promote British Values of respect and tolerance for all. The pupils really enjoy his visits and are fascinated by the knowledge and insights they gain in to Islam. Imran is willing to tackle 'tricky issues' like extremism and racism with dignity and understanding. He will happily work with pupils, staff and parents. Imran has a good sense of humour which engages children. His work with us is invaluable.

Sara Walker: Head Teacher, Westwood Park Primary, Salford

Imran is an excellent trainer and presenter, bringing a wealth of expertise. Teachers have gone away feeling supported and encouraged and are enthusiastic about applying their learning in the classroom. I cannot recommend Imran highly enough.

Olivia Seymour: Assistant Director of Education Diocese of York

If you want the children in your school to have an informed understanding about different aspects of Islam, then Imran Kotwal is the visitor to invite to your school.

Penny Hollander: Church School Education Consultant for Carlisle Diocese

I am confident that any session for pupils or staff will be an excellent use of your time and resources.

Naomi Anstice: National Ambassador for RE Networks

Imran's assemblies were highly informative and effective in addressing the misconceptions students might have developed about Islam and Muslims through largely negative media reporting. Imran himself is highly professional and approachable; a real pleasure to work with. I will definitely look to booking him for a return visit.

Mark Richardson: Head of Teaching & Learning Shavington Academy, Crewe

Thank you so much for a day of informative and engaging assemblies. Imran can build fantastic relationships with staff and students. Already I feel student attitudes are changing and they have a greater understanding the Muslim faith. They are already asking when Imran will return!!

Vicky Stabler: Head of RS, West Lakes Academy (Ofsted: Outstanding, March 2017)

Imran Kotwal spent two days with staff and learners at Lakes College holding tutorial sessions across the curriculum giving our learners an insight into Islam. All learners were engaged right from the start and feedback has been excellent leaving our learners better informed and reinforcing our college value to show respect for all members of our society. We would recommend Imran and The Muslim Learning Service to all colleges and look forward to working with Imran in the future.

Irene Farragher: Learner Support Manager, Lakes College West Cumbria

We Offer Schools:

Pupil Workshops

We offer both face-to-face and virtual Islam workshops for primary, secondary and college students. Our workshops are engaging and inspiring, covering a wide range of topics to support your R.E, Citizenship & PSHE curriculum. All sessions are delivered by Practising British Muslim Teachers.

Examples of some our workshops:

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?

An introduction to Islam and Muslim beliefs & practices.

The 5 Pillars of Islam


Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha

Tackling Islamophobia and radicalisation

Hajj – The Muslim pilgrimage

Qur’an – Holy books in Islam

Q&A workshop with a British Muslim

Islam Assemblies for Schools & Colleges
We offer schools and colleges both face-to-face and virtual Islam assemblies.  All our assemblies promote fundamental British Values of respect and tolerance for people of other faiths and no faith.
All assemblies are led by practising British Muslim teachers to ensure the content is engaging and accurate. Lots of schools invite us to speak during inter-faith week, World Religions Day, Anti-bullying week or during RE days/weeks.
Our assembly topics include:
  • An introduction to the 5 Pillars of Islam
  • What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?
  • Islamophobia
  • Islamic Awareness
  • How Muslims pray & The Mosque
  • Ramadan
  • Charity in Islam
  • Eid-ul-Fitr
  • Eid-ul-Adha
  • Hajj / Pilgrimage to Mecca
  • Prophet Muhammad
Islam CPD Courses for Primary & KS3 RE Teachers

We offer face-to-face and virtual CPD courses for Primary and KS3 RE teachers.  All our courses are delivered by practising British Muslim teachers to help you develop your subject knowledge and confidence in teaching Islam.

We cover all topics including; The 5 Pillars of Islam, the 6 Articles of Faith, Life Stages (Births, Weddings & Funerals in Islam), What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today? Stories about Prophet Muhammad, Holy Books: Qur’an & Hadeeth etc.

Missed one of our courses? You can access video recordings of all our CPD sessions including all the training materials.

Our Islam CPD sessions have received excellent feedback from RE teachers, headteachers, SACRE Local Authority advisers  and Diocesan RE consultants.

Islam T&L Resources for Primary Schools

Join the fast-growing list of Primary school RE teachers that are currently using our Islam teaching and learning resources and subject support videos to develop their subject knowledge and teach Islam with confidence.

Hundreds of schools are using our high-quality and authentic teaching and learning resources to engage, inspire and immerse primary pupils in Islam lessons.

All our resources are created by practising British Muslim teachers to ensure that the content is accurate and respectful of Islamic teachings.

Become a member and access our Primary RE Teachers’ Islam REsources portal where you will have access to PowerPoint Presentations on all the key topics, authentic Islam stories for all key stages, worksheets, activities, subject support videos and FREE members-only Islam CPD webinars for 12 months!

Islam Artefacts Resource Box

We supply schools with over 25 Islamic artefacts / special objects to use in assemblies, lessons or as part of your school’s multi-faith display.

Islamic artefacts are guaranteed to engage, inspire and immerse pupils in learning and provide a real insight into how Muslims use special objects at home and at the Mosque.

Islamic artefacts are a perfect way to teach about the five pillars of Islam and what it means to be a Muslim in Britain today.

The Artefacts resource box is supported with a supporting teacher pack which includes in-depth fact sheets on each artefact explaining its importance to Muslims and links to the five pillars of Islam. Pupil activities are also included.

There are three different artefacts boxes to suit all budgets – you can even build your own artefacts box!

Islam Inset for Schools, SACRE, Diocesan Bodies & MATs

We are proud to have supported a number of schools, SACREs, Diocesan Bodies and Multi-Academy Trusts to deliver Islam training to their RE Leads/teachers at their primary schools.

Sessions have taken place either as half-day, full-day or twilight sessions and have been delivered either face-to-face or virtually.

During the practical session, we look at teaching and learning Islam to pupils, developing subject knowledge empowering staff to teach Islam with confidence.

If you’re an RE lead or Headteacher at a school, A Local Authority or Diocese RE adviser, SACRE or MAT and would like to arrange Islam CPD for your staff – you can contact us using the link below.

10 Reasons why you should use Muslim Learner Services

Our Consultants are:

1. Practising British Muslims and highly respected in their local faith communities.

2. Qualified teachers and outstanding classroom practitioners.

3. Highly recommended by Headteachers for assemblies, workshops and teacher inset.

4. Members of the Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE).

5. Experienced in working as Ofsted additional inspectors (AI).

6. Featured in several local newspapers for promoting a better understanding of Islam.

7. Praised for their faith and cultural awareness work in Ofsted inspection reports.

8. Muslim chaplains with extensive knowledge of mentoring your Muslim learners.

9. Highly experienced in teaching Islam to learners of all faiths and no faith.

10. Subjected to an enhanced DBS check.