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Ramadan Fasting Policy

This policy was devised in consultation with a range of members of the school community including representatives from the Muslim religion. Whilst we recognise that fasting is not compulsory before the age of puberty in Islam, we understand that children are often encouraged to fast or indeed wish to fast to prepare them for adulthood. We do not encourage children in KS1 to fast.

Aims and Objectives

  • To provide a safe environment for children who wish to fast during part or all of the month of Ramadan.
  • To ensure the proper care of children is maintained and keep parents informed if their child is unwell.
  • To further develop understanding of the different faiths represented in the school population.

See the full policy below:

 Ramadan Fasting Policy