Years 3 & 4 (ages 7 - 9)

Year 3 & 4 enjoy a smooth transition from infants to juniors where pupils can use and build on their existing skills to deepen their knowledge and understanding, and develop the necessary research and study skills to progress to the upper junior class.

Children in Years 3 & 4 class reach a development stage where they desire a more 'grown up school' approach, and enjoy being taught in a more formal manner.  They thrive on beginning to take responsibility for their own learning, becoming more independent and feeling more mature. They enjoy a range of subjects including:

  • Arabic
  • Art
  • Humanities
  • Literacy
  • Music (Nasheeds)
  • Numeracy
  • Physical Education
  • Quran
  • Religious Education
  • Science

Daily studies in language, number, science, humanities and creativity are embedded with Islamic teachings and morals and all teaching resources are carefully checked to make sure they do not conflict with Islamic principles.  Children are regularly assessed according to the national expectations and outcomes for children of their age, to ensure they are achieving the necessary skills to progress further.

Religious Education is delivered from an Islamic perspective and follows a renowned scheme of work designed especially for children of Junior age. Topics include:

  • Biography of the Prophet Muhammed (peace and blessings be upon him)
  • Explanation of the Quran
  • Islamic Beliefs
  • Islamic Etiquettes
  • Islamic Jurisprudence
  • Islamic History
  • Islamic Stories
  • Oral Traditions of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him)
  • Stories of the Prophets
Children are also taught reading and memorisation of the Qur'an, and to understand the meaning.

Information Technology is integrated across the curriculum.