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Eid - Ramadan July 2016

Stoke Primary School

Briton Road

Coventry

CV2 4LF

Head Teacher

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Mrs A Marrs

024 7645 1724

024 7643 1209

office@stoke.coventry.sch.uk

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26th May 2016

 

Dear Parents

Religious Observance

Fasting

 

As Ramadan approaches I understand that some of you are intending to allow your children to fast. I know that

many children want to be part of this exciting and challenging time of year. However as Ramadam falls in the

summer term this could prove very difficult, particularly if the sunny weather continues. I have sought advice

concerning this matter and understand that fasting pre-puberty is not compulsory.

 

My advice would be that those who wish to fast do so at the weekend. Alternatively your child could partake in

fasting that allows for fluids.  School days are long, busy and hopefully hot, it is potentially dangerous for a child

not to drink any fluid during the day.  If you insist on your child having a complete fast, you must complete the

slip below, we then have it recorded, should your child require medical attention.

 

Attendance

 

We will only authorise 1 day absence to celebrate the end of Ramadan (7th July 2016).  If your child(ren) are

absent for more than this, it will affect their attendance, be detrimental to their learning and will be recorded as

unauthorised.

 

Thank you for your cooperation in this matter and I wish you all the best during this important event.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

A Marrs

Head Teacher

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Notification of child(ren) Fasting for Ramadan

 

Name of Child…………………………………………………………  Class ………….

Name of Child…………………………………………………………  Class ………….

Name of Child…………………………………………………………  Class ………….

                              

Date…………………..                 Parents Signature……………………………………………………

 

Please return this slip back to school by 7th June 2016 latest

 

 

 

 

 


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