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The Muath Trust - Digital Recycling Project
06 August 2021
The Muath Trust in partnership with Hall Green NNS are addressing the challenges faced by the Digital Divide through an exciting Digital Recycling Project. The aim of this Project is to help individuals aged 50 and over benefiting from getting online within the Hall Green Constituency, areas include...

Amanah Youth Join Hands to Help Feed The Homeless
02 February 2021
Amanah Youth Club would like to thank all our donors for the difference that they will make to the homeless members of our beloved communities.

Amanah Youth club is the leading the race so far, however, we all know that charity work never ceases and THERE IS NO FINISH LINE!

Because of ...

AAS Students Achieve the Highest Grades at GCSE
27 August 2020
The Amanah Arabic School students achieved the highest grades at the GCSE Arabic examination despite all the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic this year.

Out of a total of 25 students, from the School and external candidates who were due to sit their exams this summer, all candidates achiev...

Amanah Arabic & Tahfeeth Schools Complete Academic Year
30 July 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Trust decided to close all Schools in mid-March 2020 with a view to protect the health and wellbeing of children and staff. The lockdown and the worsening crisis meant the chances of resuming normal classes during this academic year were extremely bleak.
The Schoo...

Obituary: Sheikh Dr Bustami Mohammad Khir
03 May 2020
We deeply mourn today the passing of our beloved teacher Sheikh Dr Bustami Khir who returned to His Lord. We are from Allah and to Him is our return.
Dr Bustami was a longstanding member of the Muath Trust Management Committee and had retired as Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies, University of B...

Ramadan Mubarak!
23 April 2020
The Muath Trust wishes the Muslim community Ramadan Mubarak! We pray that Allah accepts our Fasts, our Prayers and our Deeds during the blessed month.

This year Ramadan has come when the whole world is experiencing a very difficult and challenging time due to the spread of Covid-19. The messa...

Obituary: Alhaj Hizam Fayed Al-Shameeri (1925-2020)
05 April 2020
We are from Allah and to Him is our return.
With deepest of sadness we mourn today the passing of Alhaj Hizam Fayed Al-Shameeri, one of the founders of the Amanah Arabic Schools and the most beloved pillars of our community. A’mana {our Uncle) Hizam, as he was commonly known, touched the lives of...

Trust Quality Care starts Care Home services
06 March 2020
Trust Quality Care took over the management of Rosemary Lodge Rest Home, an existing care home for the elderly, on 1 February 2020.

Rosemary Lodge, located on Alcester Road South, Kings Heath, Birmingham, has capacity to accomodate 29 residents and delivers personal care to older adults to a...

Amanah Masjid hosts Dr Omar Abdel Kafi
23 December 2019
The Amanah Masjid organised a course under the title 'Shariah Guidance in Leading a Muslim Family' delivered by the world renowned scholar Sheikh Dr Omar Abdel Kafi from 20 - 22 December 2019. The event was jointly sponsored by the Muath Trust, Islamic Relief and Approachable Parenting.

The ...

Amanah Masjid holds Successful Youth Programme
30 September 2019
On Saturday 28 September 2019 the Amanah Masjid held another successful programme for the youth, both girls and boys from different backgrounds and aged between 6 to16 years old.
The programme was in high demand and the uptake was very high with 252 children taking part. Unfortunately, a number o...

AAS Students Achieve the Highest Grades at GCSE
22 August 2019
The Amanah Arabic School students achieved the highest grades at the GCSE Arabic examination this year with the introduction of the new grading structure.

Out of a total of 26 students, from the School and external candidates who sat their exams this summer, 25 candidates achieved grades bet...

Muath Trust demonstrates Resaonable Progress in Ofsted Monitoring Visit
14 August 2019
Ofsted undertook a monitoring visit of the Adult Education provision at the Trust on 24 -25 July 2019.
The visit was part of a series of monitoring visits to new adult learning providers, and the Inspectors would make progress judgements on three pre-determined themes:
- How much progress ha...

Trust Quality Care rated 'Good' at latest CQC Inspection
06 June 2019
The Care Quality Commission, the independent regulator of health and social care in England, awarded Trust Quality Care with a rating of 'Good' in all areas of the services provided at its latest inspection carried out on 16 May 2019.

This was a routine inspection that the company has undergo...

Connect Sparkbrook Ageing Better Launched
04 April 2019
The Connect Sparkbrook Ageing Better programme was launched today at the Bordesely Centre. The 2 year ward-wide project programme led by the Muath Trust, aims to address older people’s isolation in the local communities.
The launch event started with the keynote address by Lord Mayor's Deputy Cou...

Amanah Masjid holds Mosque Open Day
07 March 2019
The Amanah Masjid opened its doors to the local community on Sunday 3 March 2019 when it held its Mosque Open Day.

The event was part of the national #VisitMyMosque initiative and was aimed at giving members of the local community an insight into the life of the mosque with a view to promote...

Amanah Masjid announces start of Funeral Services
04 February 2019
The Amanah Masjid announces the start of Funeral Services to be offered at the recently established mortuary within the Masjid building.

The service will be managed by Akhirah Muslim Funeral Directors, on behalf of the Masjid, they can be contacted at any time on 07973 600 450.

The Mo...

APPG holds Birmingham Community Consultation
31 August 2018
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims conducted a Birmingham community consultation on the working definition of Islamophobia, yesterday evening at the Bordesley Centre.
The event comprised a panel of speakers including Rt Hon Baroness Syeeda Warsi, who hosted and chaired the panel...

AAS Students Continue to Achieve High Grades at GCSE
23 August 2018
The Amanah Arabic School students continued to achieve high grades at the GCSE Arabic examination this year, despite an overhaul to make the exams more demanding.

Out of a total of 32 students, from the School and external candidates who sat their exams this summer, 30 candidates achieved gr...

Amanah Arabic & Tahfeeth Schools hold End of Year Celebrations!
23 July 2018
The three Amanah Arabic Schools and the Tahfeeth School held their end of year celebrations from 13 - 15 July and 22 July 2018 respectively.

The celebrations provided students with an opportunity to show what they had achieved during the past year. There was also a prize distribution ceremon...

Yemeni Arts & Culture Festival concludes
04 December 2017
The Yemeni Arts & Culture Festival concluded with two events last weekend.
The third event of the festival was held on the evening of Friday 1 December 2017 under the theme of 'Traditional Song & Dance'. The event started with Jaafer on Oud, who performed a number of traditional songs. Followed ...

Poetry & Nasheed Evening - Yemeni Arts & Culture Festival
04 December 2017
The second event of the Festival, Poetry & Nasheed Evening took place on the evening of Sunday 26 November 2017 in the Shawkani Hall.

The programme hosted a number of established poets and artists as well as gave some new and young emerging talent the opportunity to present their poetry and t...

Yemeni Arts & Culture Festival starts with a grand Launch!
28 November 2017
The Yemeni Arts & Culture Festival which will be held 3 December 2017, started with a well attended launch event on the evening of Friday 24 November 2017 at the Bordesley Centre. The Festival is part of the SPARK South Asian Art Festival and will comprise four days of events.
The launch event s...

AAS Students Achieve Exceptional GCSE Arabic Results!
24 August 2017
This year the Amanah Arabic School entered a higher number of students to undertake the GCSE Arabic examination in June 2017.

Out of a total of 35 students who sat their exams this summer, 31 candidates achieved grades between A* - C, as compared to 27 last year. This equates to 89% of all th...

Tahfeeth School Holds End of Year Celebrations
26 July 2017
The Muath Trust's Tahfeeth Schools held the end of year celebrations on Sunday 23 July 2017 at the Bordesley Centre.

The event, which was held to celebrate and recognise the students for all their hard work and achievements during the year, was well attended by students, parents, their famil...

Easter Holidays Play Scheme held
05 May 2017
The Muath Children's Centre team organised a successful play scheme for children from 5 – 11 years during the school Easter holidays from 10th - 20th April 2017.

The programme included a variety of activities and competitions such as cooking, bake-off, indoor sports, art and much more. Chil...

Shawkani Hall Refurbished and Upgraded
07 April 2017
The Shawkani Hall at the Bordesley Centre was opened today after undergoing a major refurbishment and upgrade.

The Hall, which is the Centre's second biggest hall, has been decorated and painted, new lighting has been installed, carpet has been laid and a fixed projector and screen with a new...

Amanah Masjid Ladies Prayer Hall Opens
31 March 2017
The Amanah Masjid has pleasure in announcing the opening of its new Ladies Prayer Hall with the first Friday Prayer being held there today.

The new facility is connected to the main Mosque and will provide a more spacious and independent facility for women users of the Amanah Masjid.


Amanah Day Nursery awarded 'Good' by Ofsted
05 January 2017
The Amanah Day Nursery had its latest Ofsted inspection on 9 December 2016.

We are delighted to inform you that everything went well and we received “Good” in all areas! We are extremely pleased with the outcome and like to thank the children, their parents and all our staff. The report stat...

Trust Quality Care rated as 'Good' by CQC
12 December 2016
The Care Quality Commission, the independent regulator of health and social care in England, awarded Trust Quality Care with a rating of 'Good' in all areas of the services provided.

This was the first inspection that the company has undergone since its registration in February 2016.


Newly Designed Amanah Youth Club Re-opens!
31 October 2016
In its opening weeks, the Amanah Youth Club has been buzzing with fun and games with its new, redesigned look!

The Amanah Youth Club was redesigned by the famous aerosol artist Mohammad Ali, who is based at the Muath Trust, ably assisted by an enthusiastic team of youth from the Amanah Youth ...

Sparkbrook Ageing Better Hub launched
21 September 2016
The East Birmingham Collective, which the Muath Trust is part of, held the official launch of Sparkbrook Ageing Better Hub this morning at the Bordesley Centre.
The programme started with a welcome and introduction by Nigel Brookhouse CEO - Narthex Sparkhill, the lead organisation for this projec...

AAS Students Achieve High Standards in GCSE Arabic Results!
25 August 2016
This year the Amanah Arabic School entered an increased number of students to undertake the GCSE Arabic examination in June 2016.

Out of a total of 31 students who sat their exams this summer, 27 achieved grades between A* - C which equates to 87% of all the students entered, this is a signi...

Amanah Day Nursery holds Graduation & Attendance Ceremony 2016
19 July 2016
The Amanah Day Nursery organised a Graduation and Attendance Ceremony on 13 July 2016, to mark the end of the year and to celebrate what has been achieved by the children over the past year.
The ceremony began with 2 year olds, singing popular nursery rhymes and reciting some Islamic duas they h...

Amanah Girls Youth Trip to Bournemouth
13 July 2016
The Amanah Girls Youth organised a day trip to the seaside town of Bournemouth on Friday 3 June 2016. The group consisting of 19 girls between the ages of 12-16 years were accompanied by Sr Sabah and a team of youth leaders.

The girls enjoyed taking part in a number of activities including c...

Amanah FC Holds 6th Annual Celebration
25 May 2016
Amanah Football Club held its end of season celebration on the evening of Friday 20 May 2016. This year the Club was celebrating its 6th Anniversary.

The evening, which was hosted by Makki Kamil, opened with a speech by Imran Patel, Chairman of the Club who thanked the players, coaches, admin...

The Hubb's New Home at the Bordesley Centre
13 May 2016
The Hubb1, home of Soul City Arts, inaugurated its new space at the Bordeslely Centre with the second in a series of #hubbdebates yesterday evening.

Mohammed Ali, Director of Soul City Arts was pleased to announce: 'The hubb is back. Inner city Birmingham sparkbrook brings art into the heart'...

Charity Bazaar and Fun Day at the Muath
30 March 2016
The Muath Trust in conjunction with Families Relief organised a Fun Day and Charity Bazaar on Good Friday holiday, 25th March 2016 at the Centre.

The event which was held straight after Friday prayers, consisted of a number of activities including Bouncy Castle, Indoor Football tournament, H...

New Home Care Service at the Muath Trust
26 February 2016
Trust Quality Care, a subsidiary of The Muath Trust, has been approved by Care Quality Commission to provide Personal Care services.

The service will provide Home care services for people 18 years and above and the elderly and will deal with people with all types of disabilities.

So ...

Stop Motion Animation workshop about ‘Neighbours’
10 February 2016
The Muath Trust hosted an animation workshop about neighbours delivered by The Leaveners from 10am -4pm on Saturday 6 February 2016.

The workshop was attended by members of Amanah Youth and Young Muslims UK consisting of boys and girls aged 10 - 15 years old. They first developed a plot and u...

New Indoor 3G Pitch at Muath!
14 January 2016
The Muath Trust completed the refurbishment of its Sports Hall into an indoor 3G 5-aside football pitch in early January 2016.

The Sports Hall has undergone a major revamp with the installation of a state of the art 3rd Generation surface, new LED lights and upgrade of the other areas. This m...

East Birmingham Collective: Market Day
02 December 2015
The Muath Trust hosted the East Birmingham Collective's Market Day this afternoon at the Centre.

The Collective is a consortium which comprises 8 multi-faith multi-ethnic organisations based in the area, and in addition to the Muath Trust includes Ashiana Community Project, Narthex, Small He...

AAS students achieve highly in GCSE Arabic
21 August 2015
Amanah Arabic School students who were entered for the GCSE Arabic examination this summer had outstanding results with 81% of all entrants attaining A* - C grades.

Out of the 21 students entered, 6 students achieved an A* and 8 students attained an A in their exams, which constitutes 66.6% ...

Amanah FC celebrates its 5th Anniversary
30 May 2015
Amanah Football Club held its end of season celebration on the evening of Friday 29 May 2015. This year the Club was celebrating its 5th Anniversary.

In his speech, Alla Sabahi, Chairman of the Club thanked the players, coaches, administrators, volunteers, sponsors and fans for their support ...

US Special Representative visits the Muath
21 May 2015
The Muath Trust and Soul City Arts had the pleasure of hosting Mr Shaarik Zafar, Special Representative to Muslim Communities, US Department of State, accompanied by Dr Annelise Reinemeyer, Cultural Affairs Officer, Embassy of the United States of America in London on Wednesday 20 May 2015.
The m...

Drama and Debate Workshop with Amanah Youth
13 April 2015
Amanah Youth invited The Leaveners and Birmingham Opera Company to deliver a Drama and Debate workshop last Friday 10 April 2015 at the Centre.

The workshop's main theme was a discussion on war, peace and conscientious objection. It involved drama games with wolves, grandmas who needed protec...

Annual Muath Open Day & Family Fun Day organised
07 April 2015
The Muath Trust organised a family Fun Day and Open Day on Friday 3 April 2015, the Good Friday public holiday.
The day was full of activities, entertainment and programmes for the entire family, in addition to showcasing different services delivered by the Trust.
There were a number of Stalls...

New Outdoor Play area at the Nursery!
24 March 2015
The Outdoor play area in the Amanah Day Nursery has recently undergone a major refurbishment. The facilities have been upgraded with colourful and safe play floor, additional play equipment and other resources that will make outdoor play for the children at the Nursery more enjoyable and at the same...

Amanah Youth Umrah Trip
17 February 2015
The Amanah Youth organised an Umrah trip from 13 - 23 February 2015 in which 20 young people accompanied by 5 supervisors participated.

The group assembled at the Bordesley Centre early on Friday morning and left in two minibuses to catch their flight from London to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Birmingham Cabinet Member visits the Trust
12 February 2015
Councillor James McKay, Cabinet Member for Social Cohesion, Equalities and Community Safety accompanied by Mr Satpal Hira, Partnership and Community Engagement Team Leader at Birmingham City Council visited the Trust today.

Cllr McKay had a tour of the building where he came across various s...

New Year: New Courses
16 January 2015
The Muath Centre for Education & Training is pleased to announce a number of new courses starting in 2015:

* Level 2 Certificate in Children's & Young Persons Workforce staring in February 2015.

* Level 2 Award in Playwork starting February 2015.

* Courses for Adults in Arabic...

Sheikh Abubakr Al-Shatiri visits the Trust
30 October 2014
The well known Qari (Reciter) of the Holy Qur'an Sheikh Abubakr Al-Shatiri visited the Trust yesterday evening.

During his visit Sheikh Al-Shatiri held discussions with the management team of the Trust to explore areas of mutual cooperation and benefit.

The Sheikh then led the Isha p...

Imam of Masjid Al-Nabawi addresses the Amanah Mosque
20 October 2014
Sheikh Dr Abdul Mohsen Al Qasim, Imam of the Masjid Al Nabawi (The Prophet's (PBUH) Mosque) at Madinah Al Munawarah delivered a lecture entitled: 'When Allah wishes good for someone, He bestows upon him the understanding of Deen' on Saturday 18 October 2014 at the Amanah Mosque.

After leading...

Muath Children's Centre is Outstanding!
01 October 2014
The Muath Children's Centre, which is part of the Balsall Heath Children's Centre hub, was graded as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted at the inspection held in early September.
This is a great achievement by the team, especially because the Muath Children's Centre has undergone a huge amount of restructur...

Amanah Fun and Open Day
04 May 2014
The Muath Trust and all its departments organised a family Fun Day and Open Day on Friday 18 April 2014. The day was full of activities, entertainment and programmes for the entire family, in addition to showcase the range of services delivered by the Trust.
There were a number of Stalls that sol...

Programme on Yemeni history in Britain held
04 May 2014
A slideshow, talk and film under the title: 'The Yemenis: The Story of Britain's First Muslims' was delivered by Dr Mohammed Siddique Seddon, University of Chester on the evening of Friday 28 February 2014 at the Centre.

The programme was based around the latest publication by Dr Seddon entit...

AAS Students visit Qalam Exhibition
28 January 2014
A group of 12 students from the Amanah Arabic Schools visited the Qalam Exhibition held at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery on Sunday 19 January 2014.

The exhibition which was held between 2 November 2013 to 26 January 2014, presented the art of Islamic calligraphy, including display of...

Muath Youth Winter Camp 2014
16 January 2014
The Muath youth set out with 40 young people on a residential to Markfield Conference Centre, in the beautiful countryside at the heart of rural England, on 1 January 2014.

The youth engaged in a number of inspirational workshops including creative thinking, leadership, and team bonding exerc...

First batch of students complete Level 2 Certificate in Childcare
04 October 2013
The Muath Trust has pleasure in announcing that the first batch of 10 students undertaking the childcare course were awarded their Level 2 Certificate for the Children and Young People's Workforce by EDI Pearson Education.
The awarding body EDI, were pleased with the standard of work achieved by ...

The Hidden Islamic Heritage of Europe lecture held
30 September 2013
The Muath Trust hosted a public lecture on the Hidden Islamic Heritage of Europe by Dr Stefanos Keris on the evening of Friday 27 September 2013 at the Bordesley Centre.
Dr Keris is a lecturer and teacher who specialises in Ottoman and Islamic heritage in Europe. He has a Masters and Phd in Poli...

British Accreditation Council accredits the Muath Trust
02 August 2013
The Muath Trust has been accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent and Further Education for a period of 4 years, until 31st July 2017.

It is hoped that this accreditation would enable the Muath Trust to establish itself as a Centre of educational excellence and will all...

Amanah Arabic School Annual Celebrations
03 July 2013
The Annual Amanah Arabic Schools end of year celebrations were held on the 28th and 30th June 2013 at the Centre.
It was a joyous occasion for all the boys and girls who had passed their exams and especially the best performing students. The celebration was organised to recognize the hard work, ...

Amanah Arabic School organises Charity Bazaar
03 June 2013
The Amanah Arabic School held a charity bazaar on Sunday 26th May 2013 to support the activities of the School as well as to broadly promote the teaching of the Arabic language amongst young people.
The programme, which ran from 2pm to 7pm, was widely publicised and targeted both the Arabic and ...

6th Annual Amanah Festival held
29 March 2013
The Annual Amanah Mosque Festival was held as usual on Good Friday 29th of March 2013 at the Bordesley Centre after Jum’ah prayers.
The Festival this year, organised in partnership with Families Relief, was mostly held indoors due to unusually cold weather conditions and had activities for the e...

Public Lecture: Islam in Victorian Britain at Muath
01 March 2013
Professor Ron Geaves, Professor of the Comparative Study of Religion at Liverpool Hope University delivered a public lecture entitled: ‘Islam in Victorian Britain’ on the 1st March 2013 at the Bordesley Centre.
Prof Geaves started by recollecting his long standing relationship with Birmingham and...