Supplementary School (Arabic, Quran & Islamic Studies)
The supplementary school has developed and evolved and is continuing to grow, it has over 200 pupils from diverse cultural backgrounds. There is a continuous demand for places in the school that a waiting list system has been implemented. Pupils receive an excellent level of education in an environment where they feel safe and are encouraged to take part. The school aims to unite Muslim children of different nationalities whilst empowering them to develop their skills and confidence to engage and contribute actively in the community. The school is a member of the Liverpool Supplementary school network and has gained Bronze and Silver National recognition status from the National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education (NRCSE), the school is working towards the Gold award. The 3 subjects are:
- Quran (memorisation, tilawa and tajweed)
- Arabic language (reading, writing speaking & listening
- Islamic Education
Throughout the year the school has a variety of social events and activities for the pupils and their families. Activity days are arranged per year when the teaching timetable is replaced by a day of fun activities such as bouncy castles, DVD’ s, games in the youth club etc.
The school also has an annual trip to a theme park. These are very successful and are attended by over 200 pupils and their families.
To celebrate the end of the academic year pupils and teachers work very hard to prepare an end of year performance for the parents and families of the pupils. All children contribute through performing Quran and hadith recitations, role plays and nasheed performances. It is also an award ceremony when pupils are presented with certificates and prizes for academic achievement , effort throughout the year and for behaviour, attendance and punctuality.
The Arabic syllabus starts from reception class up to GCSE & A level Arabic
The Islamic Studies syllabuses are a formation of the main topics in Islam; Tafseer Al-Quran, Figh, hadith, Tawheed, Dua’as, Tajweed, stories of Prophets and Nasheeds.
The Quran Syllabus allows pupils to work at a pace suitable to their individual needs. Pupils begin at Juzz Ama’a (30th Juzz) and progress down wards. Pupils are taught and encouraged to implement into their recitation and memorisation all the rules of tajweed they are taught.
Along side the syllabuses the school also uses other learning resources to enhance the quality of education provided. Teachers use C.Ds, DVDs, audio tapes and games to support learning.
Teaching takes the form of a structured weekly timetable comprising of all three subjects. Pupils are assessed in all three subjects on a monthly basis and results are added to the end of year final mark for each pupil.
The selection criteria for admission to the school are based on the following guidelines:-
Click ‘Here’ to read the Supplementary School Policy.