The IDCA Academy
By the Grace of Allah, IDCA has a range long running and successful programs for the education of children. These programs are described below. For more information on syllabus, enrolment etc please refer to the “Lessons” section of the website.
Children’s Qur’an School
Currently in its 10th year of operation, the IDCA Academy operates through a custom designed syllabus adapted to cater for individuals from a range of backgrounds. Students progress through the program which is primarily designed to enable them to make the transition from having little or no knowledge of Arabic, to an eventual recitation of the Qur’an with articulation and confidence, having correctly acquired and applied the rules of tajweed.
Children’s Islamic Studies
This course is designed for boys and girls between the ages of 7 to 11. It is a 2-year foundational program, which has a broader aim of cultivating essential Islamic teachings in our children and developing an appreciation for and a clear understanding of their Islamic identity. These elements are essential to providing direction for our youth who live in a society where their Islamic background maybe viewed as foreign, and to enable them the ability to live in harmony with others guided by the light of Islam.
Children’s Quran Classes
These classes are for boys and girls between the ages of 7 to 11 years. Two different classes are conducted to accommodate the various cognitive and skill levels of students and include:
• Beginner class
• Intermediate class
Women’s Qur’an Class
This class is open for females from the ages of 13 years and above. The class is specifically designed to teach sisters the basics of Qur’an recitation with proper tajweed. It is perfectly suited for those who know the basics and want to know how to read..
Women’s Morning Class
This is a free class designed to teach a broad range of Islamic concepts, including ‘aqeedah, fiqh, seerah and other general knowledge. The class runs during the school term in the mornings, perfect for mothers and young women alike.
Men’s Qur’an Classes
These classes are for males from the ages of 13 years and above of different educational levels and include:
• Beginner – Ahkam, tajweed and memorisation
• Advanced Qur’an Class
Weekly Fiqh Classes
These structured fiqh classes are designed to teach men & women the fundamentals of Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh), including the correct methods of purification and prayer and other islamic jurisprudence.