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Plans have been announced to create the region's only Muslim girls boarding school specialising in science and engineering

Members of Sheffield's Muslim community want to turn the derelict Heeley Bank School into a school and college for up to 200 girls. If funding is found it could be open by next September or the year after. It would be open to students of any faith but based on Islamic teaching.

Sayyid Ali Raza Rizvi Muslim Scholar & Project Spokesman told Calendar of the plans.