ARABIC & ISLAMIC STUDIES CURRICULUM

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The purpose of the Arabic curriculum is to provide students with the proper learning skills and knowledge to meet educational standards set in the fields of Arabic and Islamic education, Social Studies and Science in Arabic across all levels commencing from Foundation Stage to Year 13. This is achieved through the use of various strategies within the SRS educational system.

ARABIC (A, B)
The schools focus is to develop student reading, writing, spelling, composition, handwriting and grammar skills whilst constantly aspiring to high standards.

ISLAMIC STUDIES
Students learn about the faith, prayer, the Prophets teachings and biography, recitation of Quran, Tajweed and Hadeeth.

SOCIAL STUDIES
The Ministry of Education Curriculum is taught from Year 1 to Year 9.

SCIENCE IN ARABIC
British Curriculum, Science is taught in the Arabic language from Year 1 to Year 8.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Planned lessons, consisting of the following characteristics, ensure the success of our learners:

  • Goal setting for different levels and diverse skills, which measures the cognitive, emotional and creative aspects.
  • Activities and educational methods which are interesting and motivate students to learning.
  • Differentiation, an educational term, which means ‘no student left behind’ no matter their level of achievement. Specific teaching strategies and resources are used for different level students.
  • Challenge, to raise a student’s under standing and the importance of creativity to significantly improve their overall level. Students are given assignments which, through questioning or activities, stimulate logical and rational thinking.
  • Learner characteristics, the development of student problem solving skills.
  • Dialogue and discussion, the corner stone of teaching Islamic education.This is through various methods such as brainstorming, criticism, debate etc.
  • Starter activities, allow the opportunity for learning before the start of the lesson and allows students to attain required outcomes.
  • Continuous assessment is the tool used to measure the achievement of goals. Assessment is continuous throughout lessons and teachers will not move on to the next goal without ensuring the first has been achieved.
  • Cooperative learning is the teaching method applied to students of different
    skills.
  • Teaching methods differ in each class and are dependent upon varying student needs.
  • Fun and enjoyment is necessary throughout lessons to ensure a love of learning.
  • Linking learning to real life is given significant focus due to its importance.