Islamic Studies

Students using flash cards during an Islamic lesson.
Learning Arabic text during an Islamic lesson.
Learning Arabic with flash cards during an Islamic lesson.

Islamic Studies

At Iqra, our pupils benefit from 3 lessons a week dedicated to the study of Islam. We are very proud of The aims of our Islamic curriculum are:

  • To teach the basic principles of Islam and the sciences including Aqidah (Creed), Fiqh (Jurisprudence) and Tafsir (Exegesis)
  • To develop a love for the ‘ibadaat as part of love for Allah, particularly Salah, in accordance to the statement of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW): “The first matter that the slave will be brought to account for on the Day of Judgment is the prayer. If it is sound, then the rest of his deeds will be sound. And if it is bad, then the rest of his deeds will be bad.” (AlTabarani)
  • To prepare children to be ready for a secondary education
  • To teach children about their developing world, including how their environment and society have changed over time
  • To enable children to be positive citizens in society
  • To enable children to be outstanding role models in society and confident personalities
  • To demonstrate a caring, respectful attitude towards each other within the community
  • To encourage the tolerance of opinions and beliefs
  • To promote partnership between the child, the parent, the teacher and the community