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Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and very important to many members of our school community. The exact dates of Ramadan change every year. This is because Islam uses a calendar based on the cycles of the Moon. We have Ramadan in our calendar as starting Monday 11th March but this needs to be confirmed by an actual sighting of the moon. 

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims fast; not eating or drinking during the hours of daylight. Children are not expected to fast until they reach puberty. 


Ramadan remembers the month the Qur'an (the Muslim holy book) was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. The actual night that the Qur'an was revealed is a night known as Lailut ul-Qadr ('The Night of Power').


The end of Ramadan is marked by a big celebration called 'Eid ul-Fitr' (the Festival of the Breaking of the Fast). Muslims are not only celebrating the end of fasting, but thanking Allah for the strength he gave them throughout the previous month. We wish our Muslin families strength if they are fasting and a very happy Eid celebration at the finish.


You can find more information here:  Ramadan (BBC Bite Size)