Tag: Turkish schools

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Profile: Dr. Fazıl Küçük Turkish School, Catford
 

  If you live in southeast London and are looking for a place where your child can learn Turkish, and explore their cultural heritage through art, dance and theatre, look no further than Dr. Fazıl Küçük Turkish School. Established in 1984 and named after the founding father of Turkish Cypriot nationhood, Dr. Fazıl Küçük is […]

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Profile: Rauf Raif Denktaş Turkish School, Blackfen
 

As the new academic year gets underway, thousands of British children of Turkish heritage will also be attending one of 40 Turkish supplementary schools. For three to four hours each weekend, they have the chance to learn to read and write Turkish, and explore their cultural history with children of a similar age. For some […]

News - Global
How we celebrated 23 Nisan Children’s Day around the world

Last weekend, Turks around the world celebrated 23 Nisan (April) – Children’s Day. The day was initially established in 1923 as National Sovereignty Day to commemorate the country’s move from Sultanate rule to Parliamentary governance in the newly created Republic of Turkey. Four years later, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk gifted this public holiday to children around the world. […]

News - UK
London’s Turkish schools re-open this weekend

Turkish schools across the capital start their new academic year this weekend, offering language and cultural lessons to students from primary school age through to high school seniors. Lessons take place on either on a Friday evening, or Saturday or Sunday mornings during term-time. Pupils learn about Turkish music, dance, literature and history, alongside formal […]