Islamic School Overview
iLearn is a faith-friendly school. We are the only high school in the province that offers an Islamic School program. Students can enroll full-time, or part-time by cross-enrolling through their current school. We offer a mix of secular and Islamic courses. Religious freedom and academic studies are equally important to us.
Islamic High School
All Islamic courses are taught by B.C. Certified teachers and qualified Aalims and Aalimas (certified Islamic scholars). Students will be working towards getting their BC High School Diploma (Dogwood), as all courses are accredited and worth 4 credits each. This program gives students an opportunity to further explore and learn about their religion while simultaneously receiving an exceptional secular high school education.
Arabic is the 4th most widely spoken language in the world and the language of the Qur’an. Our Arabic program focuses on learning both spoken and written Modern Standard Arabic, using audio and visual cues that helps students speak Arabic. Students will also focus on vocabulary from the Qur’an, grammar, and proper Arabic comprehension. There are 5 levels of Arabic: grade 8, grade 9, grade 10, grade 11, and grade 12.
In this course students will learn about Islamic art and culture by studying the relationship between Islam and different art forms. There are 5 levels of Islamic Art: grade 8, grade 9, grade 10, grade 11, and grade 12.
Students will learn about:
- Calligraphy in Islamic art
- Islamic patterns
- Ceramics of the Muslim world
- Architectural monuments
Memorizing the Qur’an is a physical, mental, and spiritual journey. Students will memorize the Qur’an with high accuracy and tajweed with the help of certified Aalims and Aalimas. The Qur’an Memorization course is divided into 5 levels: grade 8, grade 9, grade 10, grade 11, and grade 12.
These courses aim to develop a comprehensive grasp of various fields such as etiquette, history, jurisprudence, and faith. The courses introduce students to the religious, literary, artistic, legal, philosophical, and scientific traditions found throughout the evolution of Islamic civilization. There are 5 levels of Islamic Studies: grade 8, grade 9, grade 10, grade 11, and grade 12.
In this course students will learn how to read and translate the Qur’an. They will develop a deeper understanding of its meaning and access the wisdom and guidance found in it. All chapters of the Qur’an are covered throughout 5 levels in grade 8, grade 9, grade 10, grade 11, and grade 12.
Prerequisite: Islamic Studies 10
Students will explore basic beliefs and practices of Islam and examine the different views and guiding principles for everyday life. The course will cover the proper etiquette that a Muslim should implement when performing daily tasks. This course has 2 levels: grade 11 and grade 12. Students will learn about:
- The Sunnahs pertaining to social etiquette
- Reflecting upon one’s own etiquette
- Lessons on how one’s mannerisms can be improved
- The wisdom behind the recommended etiquette
- Islamic social etiquette
Why should I join the Islamic School with iLearn?
You can earn high school credit learning about Islam and studying the Qur’an. Being the only high school that offers an Islamic school program, our flexible approach allows us to offer courses that allow you to continue your high school education without sacrificing your personal learning journey.
How long have Islamic courses been available?
We introduced the Islamic School courses in 2012.
Which grades are allowed to take Islamic courses?
We have courses for Islamic students in grades 8-12.
Will I be taught by an Aalim or Aalima?
All courses at iLearn are self-paced online courses with B.C. certified teachers. The Islamic School in particular will be accompanied by qualified Aalims and Aalimas.
How do I meet with my teacher?
All meetings with teachers will be held via video conferencing (Zoom and/or Google Meet). Students will be invited to class and/or drop-in sessions via Google Calendar.
Students can sign up for office hours using their teacher’s calendar booking link, which can be found on their syllabus and in their teacher’s email signature.
Digital Learning (DL)
Course curriculum is delivered online. The DL program is great for a student who values freedom and can complete coursework with autonomy.
Submit your eligibility information online.
Follow steps provided in your eligibility email.
Meet your teacher and start the course.