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 2018-2019

Holiday Type Dates              Number of days
New year begins 18th June 2018 N.A
Eid-Ul-Adha 20th Aug - 24th Aug  2018 5
Winter Holidays 24th Dec - 4th Jan 2019 10
Eid Ul Fitr (Approx) 31st May - 6th June 2019 5
Summer  1st August - 30th August 2019 22

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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