Al Karam Secondary School

Jamia Al-Karam (Arabic: جامعة الکرم‎) is a Muslim boarding school and Islamic Studies College situated in Eaton, UK[1] which was established in 1985 by Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, to cater for the educational of British Muslims.[citation needed] Graduates of Jamia Al-Karam are offered admission into the third year of Al-Azhar University’s BA degree courses.[citation needed]

Jamia Al-Karam
Eaton Hall, Eaton

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DN22 0PR

Coordinates53°17′43″N 0°55′53″W / 53.2952°N 0.9313°W / 53.2952; -0.9313Coordinates: 53°17′43″N 0°55′53″W / 53.2952°N 0.9313°W / 53.2952; -0.9313
TypeBoarding secondary school
Religious affiliation(s)Sunni Islam
Founded1985; 35 years ago (1985)
FounderMuhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada
SpecialistIslamic studies
PrincipalMuhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada
School Head TeacherMohammed Ishaq
Head of BoardingAhtiram Arif
Age range11-16

In 1995, Jamia Al-Karam moved to its current location in Retford, Nottinghamshire, where Pirzada launched a new project, the Al-Karam Secondary School. This is a boarding school providing education up to GCSE level in an Islamic atmosphere.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Higher calling". The Guardian. 13 December 2005. Retrieved 9 September 2012.

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