53-55 Shireland Road, Smethwick, B66 4RQ

Our Islamic education classes are extremely well structured. Our comprehensive curriculum is followed by mid & end of year exams. 

At the end of the Madrasah year, we provide an opportunity for parents to see what their children have learned through parents evening, annual report and our annual Madrasah performance.


Through our Madrasah we provide lessons covering

  • Quran recitation with Tajweed
  • Hifdh
  • Fiqh
  • Taarekh (Islamic History)
  • Aqidah
  • Islamic morals, manners and behaviour

We place importance in our regular Quran classes to teach fluent recitation and memorisation of the Quran. 


Our Madrasah runs in two sessions

First Session: 4.30pm – 6.00pm

Second Session 6.10pm – 7.40pm.


Madrasah application

We provide education for boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 16 in our Masjid. 

For Madrasah application please click here.

For Madrasah condition of admission please click here.


Holiday dates for Al Qalam Academy 2017-2018

Holiday Type Dates              Number of days
New year begins 3rd July 2017 N.A
Eid-Ul-Adha 30th Aug - 4th Sep  2017 4
Winter Holidays 22nd Dec - 1st Jan 2018 7
Spring Holidays 2nd Apr - 9th Apr 2018 6
Ramadhaan (Aprox) 12th May - 15th June 2018 25

Al Qalam Academy ONLY gives holidays coinciding with the school holidays to minimize student absences. Therefore please organise all trips & holidays in these dates to prevent disrupting your child's education.

Students who are absent for more than 10 days will be removed from Madrasah and will have to re-apply if they wish to continue their studies at Al Qalam Academy.

Parents can inform us of absences by text message, which will reduce truancy and unauthorised absences. 


The text message service number is: 07923967050 

In the case of bad weather conditions (heavy snow etc) or other emergencies parents are directed to contact the Madrasah on 0121 565 5767 for information regarding closure.




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