Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I have to cover my hair when I attend the TPA study sessions?
We do not enforce any dress code…come as you are!
Can I attend the TPA study sessions if I am not a Muslim?
You are most welcome to attend. Please fill in the contact form to book a visit.
I was born into a Muslim family that are not practising and never taught me about Islam. Can I attend the TPA study sessions?
Our sponsorship only covers women from non-Muslim backgrounds. Please contact your local mosque for study circles you can attend.
How much do I have to pay for the TPA study sessions?
All study sessions are free, however contributions are welcome.
Do I have to do homework after the study sessions?
We encourage all students to review their work during the week in order to progress, however there is flexibility built into the learning programme with the understanding that adults have external commitments.
Can I bring some food for the sisters to share at the TPA study sessions?
That would be wonderful. Please see the ‘Catering Volunteering’ section on our website.
Do I need to bring anything to my first study session at TPA?
You will need to bring a form of photo ID with you. You should also bring a notebook and pen and if you have children in the crèche, you will need packed lunches for them.
Do I need to bring anything to the study sessions every week?
You should bring your Arabic course books and a notebook and pen. If you have children in the crèche, you will also need packed lunches for them.
Can I bring someone with me to the TPA study session?
Please complete the Contact Form selecting ‘Book a Visit’ as the subject with details of your guest in the message box. TPA will contact you with a date for visit.
I will not be able to attend all of the TPA study sessions in the term. Can I still enrol and attend some of the sessions?
As long as TPA admin is informed of your absences in advance, they will be marked as authorised.
How much do I have to pay for my child to be in the crèche at the TPA Friday daytime sessions?
The crèche facility is free for children of TPA staff and students, however contributions are welcome.
Can I take my baby with me into the teaching room at the TPA Friday daytime sessions?
Only babies under 3 months will be allowed in the teaching rooms.
My children are home-schooled. Can I bring those that are over 5 years old to the daytime study sessions?
Please send your query to us via the Contact Form on our website, as older children are dealt with on an individual basis.
Is there wheelchair access at the venue?
Yes. All our venues have wheelchair access and lifts.
Can I bring my child to the TPA evening classes?
Unfortunately we do not have a crèche facility at the evening sessions. We do have a professional crèche facility during the Friday daytime sessions.
Are there any study sessions like this for men?
Please contact your local mosque for details of study sessions in your area.