1. Curriculum Overview

 

The Husayni Qur’an Curriculum gives students the opportunity to learn to read Qur’anic Arabic with tajweed, memorize and understand key themes in popular surahs and understand the history of the Qur’an according to Shia belief.

 

The Husayni Fiqh Curriculum offers a comprehensive study of Islamic obligations from a Shia perspective. This curriculum is designed to familiarize students with the fundamental principles of Shi’ism and to help them build confidence.

 

The Husayni Islamic History Curriculum offers a study of Islamic history from a Shia perspective including stories of previous prophets, the life of the Prophet Muhammad, the life of Ali b. Abi Talib, Karbala and the lives of the 12 Shia Imams.

 

  1. Age group

 

Qur’an Curriculum:                                     3 – 16 year olds.

Fiqh Curriculum:                                          3 – 16 year olds.

Islamic History Curriculum:                        3 – 11 year olds.

 

  1. Curriculum Objectives

 

To develop confidence in the students

To give students an understanding of Shia belief

To give students an understanding of Shia history.

 

  1. Subjects

 

Qur’an

Quranic Studies (no curriculum provided)

Islamic Studies

 

  1. Curriculum Content (What is the range and extent of the above?)

 

Q includes learning to read Qur’an, Tajweed and Memorization of Key Surahs

 

The Husayni Qur’an Curriculum gives students the opportunity to learn to read Qur’anic Arabic with tajweed, memorize and understand key themes in popular surahs, understand the history of revelation and the compilation of the Qur’an according to Shia belief, an introduction in to usul al-tafseer and proof of Shia belief from the Qur’an. It further provides a study of the translation and commentary of important surahs from the Qur’an (Ya Sin, Mulk, Al-Rahman etc.), the proper comportment when reciting the Qur’an, how to reflect and apply the teachings of the Qur’an, stories of the prophets and the framework of the Qur’an (sajdah, ruku’, manzil, hizb, nisf etc.)

 

QS include understanding of Qur’an

 

Textbooks are available to download from the website but no curriculum is provided. Husayni Qur’anic Arabic textbooks can be downloaded from: www.husaynimadrasah.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=34&Itemid=34

 

Islamic Studies includes, fiqh, seerah, aqeedah, akhlaaq

 

The Islamic Studies Curriculum includes Islamic beliefs, akhlaq, basic fiqh (prayer, fasting, and cleanliness) for younger learners whilst more in depth fiqh for older learners (hajj, zakat, transactions, and marriage and divorce). It also includes an introduction to Shia concepts of Imamah, Khilafa and Ijtihad.

 

  1. Learning Outcomes

 

None provided.

 

  1. Principles of Assessment and Evaluation

 

None provided.

 

  1. Teacher Guidance Notes with Syllabus

 

General teacher guidance notes are included at the beginning of the Fiqh Curriculum only with suggested discussion topics and activities.