LONDON: British Schools that are run in accordance with Islamic values top the charts in GCSE league table.
The first three Muslim faith schools that have topped the British government’s ranking of secondary school performance are: Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School, Eden Boys’ School and Eden Girls’ school and securing a total of four in the top ten.
All three top position schools that are run according to Islamic and British values were classified as “well above average” on the Progress 8 scale.
In a statement, the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said that the statistics showed faith schools were “in fact high-achieving despite negative perceptions.”
“Credit must go to the teachers, parents, and of course students, at these high performing Muslim faith schools for their excellent achievement,” said Secretary-General of the MCB Harun Khan.
“Their results show that with hard-work and dedication children of all backgrounds and in any educational setting can achieve their utmost.”