Hifz Course (Memorisation of the Holy Quran)

Memorising the complete Quran with tajweed and tarteel (correct pronunciation). Students in the Hifz course will have approximately 13 hours per week of learning and memorizing the Quran. We encourage all student to work towards memorizing the entire Quran by the end of year 11. Students will also study a separate Islamic studies programme


Islamic Essential Programme

A two-year programme which covers core Islamic essentials, The programme is designed to provide students with a solid foundation on daily Islamic practices and develop understanding around important Islamic issues. Students will also study a separate Tajweed and Hifz course.

Sanantain Programme

A two-three year Islamic theology diploma which includes in-depth Islamic essentials and the Islamic sciences. Students will be learning the fundamentals of the theology of Islam. They will be studying in-depth rules and regulation on certain laws and obligations, as well as studying the interpretation of the Quran and ahaadith. The Sanatain programme with start from year 9, after the Islamic essentials programme, is completed during years 7 & 8.


Academic Studies

Academic Curriculum

In accordance with the National Curriculum, Jamiatul Uloom Al Islamia offer a broad selection of academic subjects, which equip students with an extensive set of skills. Our dedicated staff adopt a range of different teaching methods in order for all students to reach their full potential. Detailed information on subject content is available in our respective schemes of work. Our timetable schedules 20-24 lessons per week, 50 minutes per lesson.

Key Stage 3 – 7,8 & 9

Our curriculum is broad, balanced and meets the needs and interests of the pupils. All pupils in years 7, 8 and 9 follow a common course of study.

GCSE religious studies are delivered at year 9. This will allow students to be involved in a GCSE syllabus and, Insha Allah, achieve a GCSE grade before going into key stage 4.

Key Stage 4 – Years 10 & 11

Students in year 10 begin their GCSE studies, our exam board affiliations include AQA, Edexcel, and OCR. Students will be able to access up to 15 GCSE’s by the end of year 11. Please refer to the subjects table.

The English Baccalaureate (EBacc)

Jamiatul Uloom Al Islamia offers the English Baccalaureate (EBacc); a school performance measure in the core academic subjects.