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Pleckgate High School

February 1, 2013. Girls of all faiths across East Lancashire have been taking part in World Hijab Day to understand and appreciate the muslim culture. Female staff and pupils at Pleckgate High School wore the traditional headscarf on this day to better understand the garment and its meaning. Ms Raja, head of RE and citizenship, said: “Staff and pupils, Muslim and …

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Girls in East Lancashire take part in World Hijab Day

GIRLS of all faiths across East Lancashire have been taking part in World Hijab Day to understand and appreciate the muslim culture. Female staff and pupils at Pleckgate High School wore the traditional headscarf yesterday to better understand the garment and its meaning. A religious studies group from Nelson and Colne College also took part in the awareness day. Shahiesta …

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You can’t judge a book by it’s cover

Today, February 1st, was World Hijab Day. You may be asking “What the heck is World Hijab Day?”. Let me tell you about it. The idea behind WHD is to invite non-Muslim women and Muslim women who don’t normally wear the hijab to “step in to the shoes of a hijabi for one day”. Why? The intent is to foster …

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