Curriculum

All subjects are compliant with the Department of Basic Education requirements with the curriculum being based on the CAPS (Curriculum Assessment Policy Statement) system as advised by the Department of Education.  This system outlines specific subject matter and assessment criteria which is taught across South Africa.  We at Nizamiye High School concur with the CAPS system and focus on literacy and numeracy although there are many other facets that are enjoyed inside and outside the classroom.  Students are taught problem solving and creative thinking which is achieved through experiential and discovery learning.  Children will acquire decision-making skills, which will facilitate development of moral learning and develop self-discipline and self-confidence necessary to promote the fulfilment of their potential.

The Islamic Studies curriculum is specifically tailored at enhancing and magnifying key moral values and ethics taught in the secular curriculum.  The curriculum has been designed to suit today’s needs in our present environment, whilst being fun-filled, attractive to the learner and dynamic enough to be applied to a host of real-life situations the students might encounter.  The lessons aim to strengthen our belief system as well as encouraging an attitude of personifying these beliefs by applying theoretical lessons to daily routines with  the aim that a well-rounded, knowledgeable, yet practising and ethical asset to the community graduates.

The compulsory academic programme comprises of:

  • English (Home Language)
  • Afrikaans (First Additional Language)
  • Life Orientation
  • Mathematics (Mathematical Literacy & Mathematical Sciences)
  • Natural Sciences (Life Sciences & Physical Sciences)
  • Social Sciences (History & Geography)
  • Creative Arts (Visual & Dramatic Arts and Human Movement)

The Islamiyyat Syllabus comprises of

  • Qur’aan
  • Surahs
  • Duas
  • Hadith

Additional subjects taught are:

  • Arabic (Second Additional Language)
  • Turkish