At Al-Taqwa College, the curriculum is designed to provide the students with a concrete foundation in literacy and numeracy. Our integrated studies include the humanities, science, technology and health.
Library, LOTE (Arabic), IT, religion, Qur’an and visual arts are taught by specialist teachers. Our primary sports program includes swimming, gym school and sport days focusing on skill development in all areas.
Transition programs are available from Kindergarten to Prep, and Grade 6 to Year 7.
As children develop at different rates, various teaching strategies and learning activities are implemented to cater for the individual needs and learning styles of students.
Activities are designed to ensure the learning experience is interactive and enjoyable. Some of those activities include Harmony Day, Clean Up Day, Tree Planting Day, Islamic Week, Arabic Week, Book Week, Science Week, and Literacy and Numeracy Week. Various excursions are organised throughout the year including activities within the College.
Al-Taqwa College provides an opportunity for students to learn in a safe, secure Islamic environment. Drawing on its Islamic values, the College is committed to preparing the students socially, emotionally and academically for a rapidly changing world.
Our curriculum is diverse and academically challenging. We offer a rich and engaging curriculum through a large range of subjects. We take pride in ensuring our courses of study reflect current educational thinking, and that they are aligned with the Federal Government initiatives and requirements.
In Years 7-9 a traditional core curriculum is compulsory and includes English, mathematics, science, SOSE, LOTE (Arabic), IT, Islamic studies, Qur’an, physical education, personal development, art, food technology and horticulture.
In Year 10, students are exposed to more demanding learning in preparation for their VCE years. Year 10 students have the opportunity to study VCE Unit 1 and 2 subjects. The purpose of this is to introduce them to the structure of VCE and allow them to pursue Unit 3 and 4 subjects in Year 11.
Our Year 10 students also have the opportunity to participate in an exchange program with our sister school in Indonesia. This program teaches our students to become independent and confident.
Year 11 and 12 students may study a wide range of subjects and are assisted in the subject selection process by the College’s Career Counsellor offering individual guidance and support.