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Feedback from schools – Autumn term 2017



“Fascinating to see a service in action.  Very knowledgeable guide.  Plenty of opportunity for children to ask questions.” (Hindu Temple)

“Made Islam real.  Talked about life as a Muslim.  Made connections between religions.  Normalised and simplified the religion.  Dis-spelled media misconceptions which was great for the children to hear.” (Mosque)

E Bond, Pilsey CE Primary School (Trail)


“Bright, colourful, welcoming.  Beautiful smell of cooking!” (Hindu Temple)

“Peaceful, welcoming.” (Mosque)

“Loved it! Welcoming, beautiful food, generous.” (Gurdwara)

“All really enjoyed it – such a lot to drink in and remember – lovely people where we went.  A big thank you to all concerned.  Great centres of the community.”

J Wyer, Michael House School


“Thank you for a terrific day!  We’ll do lots of work around what we’ve learnt back at school.  The wedding was brilliant too!”

L O’Sullivan, Hollinsclough Academy (Trail and workshop)


“Really informative, a genuine experience which let the children experience something different.” (Hindu Temple)

“Interesting and humanising for the children” (Mosque)

“Lovely in depth experience with the children able to experience a variety of different objects.” (Gurdwara)

Anonymous school


“Clearly presented, Interactive content and multi-sensory and engaging on all levels.”

Elton School (workshop)


“Lovely workshops.  KS1 friendly”

T.Hoe, Winster School (workshop)





“A range of activities which the children enjoyed.”

S Sargison, Barrow Wood Primary School


“A very engaging and educational visit which the children really enjoyed.”

M Kirk, Heanor Gate School (Church)


“Really liked the messages about everyone being the same.”

1st Somercotes Guides (Mosque)





“Really interesting.  Host very knowledgeable.”

J Lynch-Beddows, Stonelow Junior School (Mosque)


“Children were all engaged and learned a lot.  Thank you.  Adults learned a lot too!”

E Bunting, Sharley Park School (Workshops)


“Excellent.  Welcoming place.  Very patient host.  Well-kept Temple.  Pleasure to visit.” (Hindu Temple)

“Excellent and engaging for this age group.  Best one yet.  Thank you.” (workshop)

L Sims, Fairmeadows Foundation Primary School


“Children really enjoyed the workshop and were proud of the work they had completed.”

L Fox, Fairmeadows Foundation Primary School (Workshop)


“Super hour with lots of learning.  Nahida uses her own personal experiences as a Muslim which are excellent.  The boys thoroughly enjoyed their visit.  One boy said ‘The Mosque is awesome!’”

A Sly, Derby Grammar School (Mosque)


“Super! The ladies were great.”

A de Villies, Barlborough Primary School


“Brilliant visit.  Well organised, our students loved it.”

Langdon Hall School


“Excellent workshop – very warm and welcoming.  Thank you.”

J Jordan, Southwell Minster School


“Really interesting.  Great for children to get first hand experience of a Hindu place of worship.”

K Greener, Morley Primary School (Hindu Temple)


“Very informative.  The children learned a lot about Islam.”

R Kitching, Eggington Primary School (Mosque)


“Very educational experience.  Lots of information and lots to look at.”

S Burrow, Sharley Park Primary School


“The whole visit was really good and adapted well to the age group.  Thank you.”

R Kitchin, Chetwynd Primary Academy (Trail)




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