Sunday School

Arabic School
(weekend Sunday school)
Goals
  • To provide our children with “Islamic social environment” for useful learning and playing
  • To teach our students basics of Arabic and principles of Islam. We aim to include as much possible of Qur'an, Hadith and Islamic manners in our program, as well as various fun and cultural activities.
Arabic Cultural School
Sundays from 10:30am to 2:10pm, from September 24, 2017 to June 3, 2018.

Our Program Has Three Main Components
1. Arabic Language
6 levels are offered this year. Students will be placed to the suitable level according to their Arabic language skills.
  • Beginners: Students learn how to pronounce letters.
  • Advanced Beginners: Students learn how to join them correctly.
  • Level 1: Students learn to formulate basic meaningful sentences.
  • Level 2: Students learn to apply grammatical rules to sentences.
  • Level 3: Students learn how to form singulars and plurals, as well as dictation.
  • Level 4: Students learn how to make inferences from given passages.
Material to be taught this year: Al-Amal Series www.noorart.com/school_section/Al-Amal-Series-
2. Islamic Knowledge
Levels are designed to deliver the amount and depth of Islamic knowledge appropriate to the student age. We offer 6 levels this year to cover the range of ages of our students. Material to be taught: Islamic Studies Level 1-6 (Weekend Learning). More information about the curriculum can be found here www.weekendlearning.com/isbooks.html
3. Qur'an
Qur'an memorization and recitation with Tajweed
What you need to know before you apply
  1. The school accepts children from 4.5 years and up to 13 years old.
  2. The school hours are 10:30 AM to 2:10 PM, every Sunday.
  3. Regular attendance is mandatory. Late arrivals or unexcused absence will be monitored. If you know you won’t be able to adhere to our hours regularly, please yield the spot to other children.
  4. Schoolfees are$420 for yourfirst child, $410 for a second child and $400 for each additional sibling if applicable.
    1. The books and other activity fees are included.
    2. This fee is nonrefundable after the starting day of the school. 
  5. All children and parents are reminded to adhere to Islamic principles and teachings in their conduct and appearance in and outside the mosque: (i.e. dress code, ethical manners, attitude, behaviour, etc.).
  6. We do not offer meals, so each child is required to bring his/her lunch (peanut free please).
  7. Our program needs committed parents for the better educationof their children.
    1. Parent interactions with their kids and the school is important to maximize the benefits of the school for all.
    2. If you consider this as a daycare for your kids, you are in the wrong place!
Enrolment Process & Key Dates
The purpose of the enrolment process is to allow a nicely organized start of our program. We want our kids to start their classes properly from day one. Before we start classes on September 24, 2017, we plan to have all teachers oriented, all students assigned to their classes, and all fees paid. Late applications or “show-ups” really interfere with our plans, and are therefore assigned with extra fees.

Please follow the instructions below to complete the application, registration, level assessment and parent orientation:
  1. Please fill out this online application form (registration form is now closed.)
    1. Deadline: Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.
    2. Extra fees of $20 will be applied to applications that are submitted after this deadline.
    3. Only a limited number of spots are available on a first-come first-served basis.
  2. Payment dates & instructions:
    1. Friday, September 15, 2017 at 2:30 PM (right after the Jumu’ah prayer), or Sunday, September 24, 2017, from 10am to 1pm;
    2. Please pay the full amount using cash or cheque.
    3. If using a cheque, please leave the "payable to" portion blank. If you prefer writing the payee, please make all cheques payable to “Muslim Community of Edmonton (MCE) Mosque & Muslim House”".
  3. Assessment of the study level of the child: Sunday, September 24, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
  4. Orientation: Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.
  5. First day of classes: September 24, 2017, 10:30 AM – 2:10 PM.
  6. Last day of classes: June 3, 2018, 10:30 AM – 2:10 PM.
  7. Winter break: December 24 and 31, 2017 (no classes).
  8. Additional breaks: February 18 and March 25, 2018 (no classes).
  9. Field trips: October 29, 2017 and June 3, 2018.
Note that any changes to the dates/events will be communicated to you by email. 
The Application Policy
  1. Please fill out ALL fields of the online form and provide your active email address.
    1. If you cannot use the online form, please print and fill out the application form and submit it with the fees.
    2. Applications submitted after the deadline will ONLY be considered if we still have open spots.
    3. A late application fee of $20 per child will be applied to cover the extra administrative work required. Students will go through an assessment test individually to determine in which level they fit most, and an orientation session will take place.
  2. Submitting an application does not guarantee a spot in the school. Enrolment is on a first-come first-served basis, and depends on the availability of teachers and enough students to have a class for each level.
  3. By submitting the application form, you declare that you have accepted and will adhere to the regulations noted on this website.
  4. All tuition must be paid by the registration/payment dates for the application to be completed and considered. Parents can pay the fees in cash, or by cheques payable to “Muslim Community of Edmonton (MCE) Mosque & Muslim House”, and put the child name in the memo field.
    For any questions/inquiries
    please e-mail us at arabicschool@mcemosque.com
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