Educating a woman is educating a nation

There is a huge demand for a Muslim Boarding School for Girls in the United Kingdom. In response to this need, Muslim Charity has launched the Eaton Girls Boarding School (EGBS) Project. The EGBS will provide education to 11 to 16 year old girls and will also have post-16 courses in Islamic Studies and the Arabic language.

This is part of Muslim Charity’s UK Education Programme and the new initiative will provide a high standard education in a caring Islamic environment.

The focus of the EGBS will be to develop the innate creativity of students and their inquisitive nature in the pursuance of academic excellence while anchoring their hearts and souls in a moral framework based on Islamic teachings.

Did you know?

There are approximately 2.7 million Muslims in the UK. 33% have no qualifications (higher than any other faith and twice that of the national average), 30% of Muslims gain 5 GCSEs (Grade A*-C) compared to 50% of the national average. 45% of Muslim women in the UK have no academic education.

Project features

  • The approved 7-acre site for the EGBS is situated at the heart of the country in the picturesque North Nottinghamshire countryside at Eaton near the scenic town of Retford.
  • The new construction will entail a state of the art new campus with full academic and boarding facilities such as classrooms, library, IT and Science laboratories as well as extensive lawns and playing fields and grounds.
  • Boarding set up of bedrooms for two students per room, avoiding large dormitories and enhancing privacy and personal space.


Current status

Currently, the first two phases comprising of foundation and construction of the building shell of the EGBS have been completed. Muslim Charity now requires funds in order to complete the third phase of construction which includes internal plasterwork, finishing, windows and doors.

To read more about the EGBS, visit the dedicated website here:


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