Nurturing Mind, Body, Soul - Developing Islam, Iman, ihsan
3-5 Sidmouth Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4QX 0118 9574737
Welcome To Our School!
Welcome to the Deenway Montessori School. Deenway is a family focused and child centred Islamic primary school in the heart of Reading. Housed in a beautiful grade II listed building close to museums, parks, libraries, mosques, civic institutions, and the river Kennet, our children are surrounded by rich and meaningful learning experiences inside and outside the school. Guided by the teachings and wisdom of Islam, Deenway children participate in a deeply enriching and fulfilling educational experience in beautifully prepared Montessori classrooms led by qualified teachers.
Latest Audio: Joint Christian-Muslim Event, "How Can I Forgive, How Can I Be Forgiven?"
Nursery (Ages 3-5)
Our nursery department caters for children 3-5 years old and is a part of the Children's House. Children are taught in a carefully planned, well-resourced Montessori environment with particular attention to developing confidence, independent learning and adab
. Contact Us now to find out more.
Junior School (Ages 5-11)
The primary school consists of the Children's House, Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary Classes. Pupils continue their Montessori learning in beautifully prepared classrooms... Primary School
Senior School (Ages 11-16)
Worried about Secondary School? Unicity College is the name of our senior school department catering for boys and girls aged 11+. Find out more about our secondary school provision on this website or contact the school office.
Sixth Form College (16 to Adult)
Interested in continuing your studies beyond compulsory schooling? Planning to go to University? Interested in Islamic Scholarship? Soon in ha Allah you will be able to study A-Levels and beyond at our sister institution. Watch this space!
Created on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 18:22
Hamza Yusuf delivers a riveting talk on the concept of evil as personified by the character Iago in Shakespeare's Othello
Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 18:38
The difference between conventional schooling and Montessori education is eloquently summarised in this short video from Trevor Eisseler.
Current School News
Festival of Learning 2015
Don't miss the 2nd Annual Deenway Festival of Learning coming up on Saturday 25th July in sha Allah.
Not only can you meet us and learn more about the school but you can see some amazing electronic engineering produced by our budding Scientists and Engineers, experience an interactive sci-fi hero adventure, learn about the amazing travels of an Intrepid Explorer, marvel at the wonders of the plant kingdom, learn how to construct Islamic Geometric Patterns, take a master-class in Water Colour Painting, try out a logic taster session, and much much more.
Also on the day you can hear some live performances from the nursery pupils, enjoy delicious food, great company and tasty treats…
Deenway Pupils Raise over £3000!
Deenway Pupils raised an extraordinary £3211 for refugee children escaping warfare in Syria as part of their Go-givers Make A Difference Challenge.
Charity Concert 25th May
Deenway pupils have been working hard to raise funds to help children escaping from the crisis in Syria. So far this has included a Bake Sale, Non-Uniform Day and Story Telling. On May 25th insha'Allah they will be hosting a concert to complete their fundraising efforts. Tickets are available now!
Calculate and Pay your Zakah
Make your Zakah payments to Deenway using our easy Zakah calculator. Zaikah payments go to a special fund to assist families in hardship and to help make Deenway the first ever Indpendent free Islamic school. Click here to use our handy zakah calculator and make your payment.
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Help Us Educate the Future
Everyone is welcome to visit us at Deenway. Please don't forget to call the office and book a time before you come though. Use the map below to help plan your journey.
SUMMER TERM 2016
- INSET Day (Staff Training): 11th April
- Start of Pupil Term: 12th April
- Bank Holiday: 2nd May
- Whole School Meeting 4th June at the Novotel Hotel, Friar Street Reading 10:30am-1:00pm
- Half-Term: 30th May-3rd June
- Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr 6th June-7th July
- Last Day of Term: 28th July