About Us

British Islamic Academy

As one of the oldest continuously run educational institution, The British Islamic Academy (BIA) remains committed to providing an academically rigorous education to students who will walk out of school ready for lives of leadership and service to their community. From literacy to numeracy, from Quraan to Arabic and Islamic Studies subjects, each day at BIA is filled with activities that are both enriching and fun.

We strive to be committed to the students we are privileged to serve, in our alumni association, our dedicated, talented faculty and staff. We also take pride in having the most active and helpful group of partners, visionary parents, well-wishers, alumni and friends. We ask Allaah to aid and help to fulfil our duties and throught our work receive His forgiveness and rewards in the Dunya and Aakhirah.

Everyday at BIA is like a blessing نعمة with the active students and talented staff members around.

Samatar A Goulid (Cabdulqaadir Hinaase) — Headmaster
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Mission Statement

Our mission at BIA is to develop the unique abilities and potential of each child by offering an enriched educational program focusing both on the Dunyaa and Aakhirah as well as identity and personality. We strive for excellence through a hands-on approach. Rich traditions rooted in our innovative curriculum grow productive, caring, and intellectually curious citizens. Our BIA seeks to provide a caring, secure and safe Islamic environment in which every student can discover and realise his/her full potential. We strive to cultivate our students to become the generation that makes the difference, continue building this beautiful nation from where our fathers and forefathers have left off. We Strive to produce young Muslim generations with strong Islamic and Somali identity. We strive to Inspire the children of Today to become the Leader of Tomorrow. This with the Help and Power of Allaah The All-Mighty’

Our Core Values

We have a culture that is modern, relevant, and inspires students to have a brighter future. We are determined in our approach to learning, are conservative in our Deen, creative in our thinking, and bold in our ambitions.

At BIA, we ensure all our children achieve their full potential in every aspect of school lives. Our faith is precious to us and takes a centre and key role to every part of BIA efforts.

BIA endeavours to give the children a fully rounded education which will enable them to be part of the global village and wider community (whatever this community might be, Somaliland, Europe, USA, Canada etc) living their lives as good Allaah fearing Muslim citizens.

At BIA our committed, qualified, passionate and highly experienced staff, work hard to ensure a caring, secure and happy Islamic environment in which all learners will thrive and perform to the best of their abilities.

Our curriculum ensures that our children get the broad and balanced experience which they are entitled to. Within our community, we encourage the parents and carers of our pupils to play a vital role in the education of their children.

A partnership between home and school ensures our pupils are provided with all support and love they need to flourish and enjoy their learning experience. This is least our precious children deserve.


Our Philosophy

We, at BIA School, follow a child-centered educational approach. We make sure that it is based the Deen of Allaah, the traditions of our beloved Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم according to the undertanding and application by our honoured Salaf. We respect scientific observations as long as it doesn’t contradict with the Deen of Allaah. We believe that a child is naturally curious and is capable of initiating learning in a supportive and thoughtfully prepared environment.