Background History

How Was Zakaria Muslim Girls’ High School Established?

Zakaria Muslim Girls’ High School is one of three Muslim High Schools in the Kirklees area.  We are an independently financed secondary school for girls with 94 students currently on roll from the Kirklees and non-Kirklees areas.

The school was established in 1982 in response to an increasing awareness amongst parents that the needs of Muslim children were not being catered to in state schools. In the beginning, there were a handful of students receiving education in a terraced house that served as a school during the day and as a madresah during the evening.  It began with the blessed dua of the widely renowned Hazrat Sheikh Moulana Zakaria Sahib (R.A) after whom the school is named. The school is located on Warwick Road where all KS3 & KS4 students are currently taught. The Education Centre (located on Taylor Street) is utilised for PE lessons and Art.





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Address: 111 Warwick Road Batley West Yorkshire WF17 6AJ

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