Rabia School delivers a comprehensive course in Islamic studies. This is done in line with our ethos and mission statement to cover the necessary subjects to develop young peoples` learning. The course focuses on various Islamic Sciences; and covers the two core sciences of Tafsir and Hadith.
The students complete a comprehensive study of `Uloomul` Quran and `Uloomul` Hadith courses, which culminates in an intense comprehensive study of the core Hadith texts. The Hadith texts include `as-Sihah as-Sittah` and other famous compilations.
Below is a breakdown of the syllabus:
Hifz: (The memorization of the glorious Quran)
This course concerns with the memorising of the Holy QurÂ’an by heart. The basic requirement for this course is that the student is expected to recite the QurÂ’an fluently and properly implementing the rules, and will have already completed reading the QurÂ’an prior to attending Rabia (Average duration of the course is three years).
Islamic Theology/Islamic Scholarship:
– Arabic Grammar (Surf / Nahwa, Lughat)
– Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence)
– Tafseer (the translation of the Quran with full explanation – `Jalalain` Interpretation)
– Ahadith (Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Daud, Nasai, Tahawi, Mishkat)
– AqaaA`id (Religious beliefs. The teaching is delivered by experienced Ulema-e-Kiraam in each branch of studies. The course takes seven years to complete fully.
– Tajweed (This is the faculty of teaching the Holy Quran with correct A`makharijA (Pronunciation) for recitation. This is done in relation to the correct positioning of the organs of speech (tongue, lips, teeth and throat) in conjunction with the right utterances of the Arabic letters; as it was revealed to The Prophet Mohammed (pbuh).
Anjuman (Educational Forums)
In this faculty of studies, the students are encouraged and taught every Friday morning on how to give lectures, speeches, under the supervision of the religious scholars.
During the course of each year, Rabia students and staff raise thousands of pounds for charity. This supports our commitment to our Islamic ethos and our drive towards developing character.