The HMA Story

Our History
Jan, 2012 The HMA is established
2013 The migration of Grade R’s and Grade 1’s from Masjid to House.
2013 The successful registration of HMA with: - AMS Association of Muslim Schools - Gauteng Department of Education
2016 The Academy takes part in its first IEB examinations
Phase 1 is completed and the HMA moves into the new building , equipped with 12 beautifully furnished and spacious classrooms and a 1900 m² play area
2017 Building commences on Phase 2 of the HMA
2017 The new phase takes shape
2018 The Academy grows with 12 more state of the art fully functional classrooms , a dedicated pre-preparatory area , a stunning 2600 m² multi purpose sports field and a seated embankment where assemblies and awards ceremonies have been hosted
2019 A fully fledged library is added to the Academy's list of facilities
2019 Houghton Muslim Academy recieves full accreditation with Umalusi
2019 The HMA is now a member of The Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa.
2020 Amidst a global pandemic which saw many schools scramble to find new ways to engage learners remotely, Houghton Muslim Academy took to online teaching in a systematic manner which saw learners and teachers make use of the Microsoft Teams platform.
2020 Houghton Muslim Academy currently in its 10th year of existence