Islam is the second most popular religion in the world with over a thousand million followers. Those who follow Islam are called Muslims. Muslims believe that there is only one God, whose name in the Arabic language is Allah. God had special messengers or prophets, including Muhammad (peace be upon him). There are no pictures of the prophets because they consider that the message is more important than the messenger.

There are 5 pillars in Islam. The 5 pillars of Islam are duties which Muslims live by. These duties are Shahadah, Salat, Zakaat, Saum and Hajj.


The Muslim holy book is called the Qu'ran. Their place of worship is called a Mosque. There are no pictures or statues in a mosque. They are decorated with beautiful patterns and words from the Qur'an.

Islamic special festivals include Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha.

Year 3 designed and then made their own Islamic tiles using mirrors and special glass pens.