Islamic Studies and Qur’an
In Islamic Studies our students are taught about the Islamic religion, this builds a foundation a love for Allah (swt), his Messenger (pbuh) and the Quran. Students closely study the Quran in Quran classes and the themes are discussed in Islamic Studies classes. By examining the Quran students learn to apply the lessons being learned in their everyday lives.
Islamic studies also focus on monotheism, the tenet that there is one God. It teaches the attributes of Allah (swt) and the connection between God and Islamic law. Students are taught about Islam through stories. Stories about prophets and other important figures, about the history of Islam and the Muslim culture.
It instills traditional Islamic values in students—the values codified in the Quran. These values include honor, trust, honesty, and justice. Students are also taught proper manners, including how to conduct oneself, and how to act towards others. We focus on helping students build and cultivate their Islamic identity. Students learn about Islamic traditions and beliefs. Helping student understand their religion and heritage.
Students are taught about their five daily salat (prayers) and pray in the mosque once or twice a day at school.
Arabic is a required subject. Since this can be very challenging subject, teachers plan activities that are engaging and allow students to have fun while learning. Students improved literacy skills and a deeper understanding of certain dimensions of Arabic language, such as grammar. Learning Arabic focuses on helping students build and cultivate their Islamic identity. Students learn about Islamic traditions and beliefs. This helps students understand their religion and heritage.