Mission of the School:
The following Mission Statement describes the thrust of all activities in the matter of the School and education:
- To provide education that will produce well rounded, successful and productive citizens of this country with a knowledge of Islam and an appreciation of their responsibilities as Muslims.
Vision of the School:
The vision of the school is to produce “An Islamic Environment for Learning”. The School is committed to producing an Islamic atmosphere in which learning takes place and it is expected that the management, teachers, and service givers in the School will exhibit visible Muslim characteristics and incorporate them into the curriculum in a holistic manner to enable the children to learn about Islamic values.
Objectives of the School:
Al-Iman School was established with the following objectives:
- To establish a safe Islamic environment for learning.
- To provide opportunities and guidance for Muslim students to live Islamically in North America.
- To provide opportunities for Muslim students to learn the essentials of Islam and Islamic principles.
- To provide opportunities for Muslim students to learn the art of reading the Holy Qur’an.
- To produce students with a sense of Islamic identity.
- To produce students that will strive for academic and moral excellence.
- To produce students with the ability to make informed and rational decisions and to express themselves with clarity, skill and confidence.
- To produce students with an education allowing them to carry out a gainful, productive life.
Values of the School:
The School management, teachers, parents, students and volunteers are the strength of the school and are committed to the following values:
- Providing a quality education to develop successful Muslims in this country.
- Empowering parents to take an active role in the education of their child.
- Assisting students in developing Islamic values to guide them in handling conflict and in decision making.
- Stimulating students to understand and appreciate Islamic social behaviour in their dealings within the family, among friends and in society.
- Fostering an Islamic atmosphere in the school based on the Sunnah.
- Striving for excellence.
- Fulfilling commitments and acting with integrity.
Indicators of Success:
- Academic Excellence – EQAO Scores, annual Canadian Achievement Tests, Ontario Report Cards, Surveys
- Islamic knowledge growth: monitoring growth in knowledge of ability to read the Qur’an, apply Islamic values in daily life and in decision making
- Active participation in Community Life – Muslim Community as well as the Canadian Community
Please view the attached document for a response to the 2015 Ontario Health CurriculumResponse to 2015 Revised Health Curriculum
Al-Iman Students in the Grades 3 and 6 consistently out score their public school counterparts in the EQAO annual tests.
This year students at Al-Iman School from Grades 5-8 will be hosted to workshops by Microsoft on the following areas: Power Point, Internet Safety, One Note, Movie-Making, Word, and Creative Art. We look forward to very interesting usage of these technological tools.
Fifteen student authors from Al-Iman School were again selected to have their stories published in the Canada-wide 2014 Polar Expressions Books – The Original, Northern Horizons and Monster Mash. Mubarik to Ameena, Faheem, Inayah, Mahrosh, Ruqaiya, Sarah, Ahreema, Maahir, Muneeb, Sumaya, Abdullah, Abdul Muqeet, Alia, Ayesha on their achievements! May they have continued success in expressing their ideas and beliefs. Ameen.
Ammar, graduate of Grade 8 from Al-Iman School, has been accepted into the competitive program – International Business and Technology Program.
Al-Iman Students enjoyed their excursion to the Kortright Centre where they were led in workshops on soil and signs of the seasons.
Some students have recently completed designing and illustrating a colouring book/printing practise or writing practise workbook featuring Islamic Contributions to the World. The students at the School will be using these booklets for practise in printing and writing. As they work through these books, the students will increase in their knowledge about the achievements Muslims have made in many fields.
These books make wonderful gifts for friends. Look for Al-Iman School’s Islamic Book Order form…..Coming soon ….
Ayana Clinic had generously arranged free Speech Therapy Screening at Al-Iman School for all students who wished to participate in this opportunity. The results have been received by the School and will be shared during this week with parents.