IQRA Islamic School offers a comprehensive educational package which encompasses all academic subjects including language arts, math, social studies, and science. As well, the curriculum is rounded out by physical education, art, health and career planning, and information technology programs. Students are enriched as well as challenged by the program offerings.
A primary objective in teaching Arabic as a Second language at IQRA Islamic school is to enable students to communicate with verbal and written competence in Arabic according to their respective levels. The student is moved gradually from kindergarten to junior high towards this objective through the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The curriculum presents teaching Arabic as a Second language in an integrated manner where all four language skills are systematically integrated.
Islamic Studies & Quran
The IQRA Islamic education program mainly focuses on two dimensions: individual and social development. The individual development dimension, aims to prepare students to lead a positive and good life as adults in the world around them, as well as to achieve positive rewards in the hereafter. On the social dimension, education could be a tool to preserve a community’s cultural heritage and a means for social change. IQRA Islamic school also provides a comprehensive Qur’an curriculum that includes proper recitation skills, memorization skills, as well as meaningful lessons learned from respective chapters of the Qur’an. The main goal of this program is to help students adapt Islam as a way of life.
In addition to the athletic areas that are covered by the BC Physical Education curriculum, IQRA Islamic School is proud to offer a wide range of extra-curricular sports programs. These programs are held at recess and lunch and give students the opportunity to get active and compete in their favorite sports. IQRA Islamic School’s special intramural sports program has had positive effects throughout the school. In addition to the intramural program, IQRA School is presently planning to organize competitions and matches in various sports against other schools.