Religious Studies

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Teachers Name:

Miss Jamila Kossar

University of Manchester

Edge Hill University

BA (Hons) and PGCE (QTS)

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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Department Mission statement

To develop confident, articulate Muslim females who are able to practise their religion and integrate with British society.

Key Stage 3:

Pupils in KS3 are taught topics such as:

Islamic Studies (FIqh):   

Introduction to FIqh

Fiqh of Taharah

Fiqh of Ghusl

Fiqh of Salah

Fiqh of Ramadan

Etiquettes of Reading Quran

Diseases of the Heart

Purification of the soul and many more

Religious Studies:

Aqeedah

Five Pillars

Articles of Faith

Seerah of the Prophet (SAW)/Prophets (AS)

Great Women in Islam

Companions (RA) of the Prophet (SAW)

Islamic Civilisation (Ottaman/Spain)

Six World Religions

 

Pupils are given subject knowledge to learn about and to learn from. They are encouraged to develop their Ilm to Aml whilst at the school. They develop and deepen their understanding of their faith and are encouraged to be practising confident Muslim females.

Pupils currently in Year 7, 8 and 9 have two lessons per week, one of which is Islamic Studies (Fiqh) and the other Religious Studies.  Pupils receive homework once a week which must be submitted the following week as this will help towards making rapid and sustained progress.

Key Stage 4:

All pupils take part in the Islam full course offered by Edexcel, this is a full GCSE. There is no controlled assessment, it is a 100% exam based. Pupils study Religion and Life in Islam (unit 4) in year 10 and then Islam (unit 11) in year 11. They sit their exam at the end of year 11 and obtain one GCSE grade.

Over the two years pupils further enhance their Islamic knowledge and develop skills such as reviewing, analysing, debating, presenting a balanced argument, being critical, being able to present their opinion confidently, and assessing information.

Sections covered in the GCSE:

Religion and Life in Islam

Believing in Allah

Matters of Life and Death

Marriage and Family Life

Religion and Community Cohesion

Living a Muslim Life

Festivals and Worship

Community and Tradition

Beliefs and Values

Islam

Pupils in year 10 and 11 have two lessons per week.

Extra curricular activities or opportunities for KS5:

There are regular lunchtime and after school clubs, and there is an extensive range of extracurricular activities to take part in (please see Islamic Co-ordinators section)

Outstanding achievements:

Pupils have over the years achieved 98-100% A*-C in RS and with over 50% of the pupils achieving A*-A.

Manchester Islamic Educational Trust Ltd. Hartley Hall, Alexandra Road South Whalley Range Manchester M16 8NH

KD Grammar School for Boys
Hartley Hall
Alexandra Road South
Manchester
M16 8NH


Manchester Muslim Prep School
551 Wilmslow Rd
Manchester
M20 4BA

Manchester Islamic High School for Girls,
55 High Lane, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 9FA