Beginners 2015/16

Admissions - Beginners

Admissions – Beginners’ Entry for September 2015

The closing date for sending in applications for our beginners’ level has now passed. We are no longer accepting applications for 2015/16.

The main entry criteria for the Beginners class is:

  1. Age of child – must be at least 4 years and 9 months by September.
  2. Alphabet recognition – must be able to read/recognise at least 22 of the 28 arabic letter.
  3. Recitation – must be able to recite Sura Al Fatiha fluently.

Please take some time to read the following notes carefully to avoid any disappointment.

  1. The test will take place on 30 May 2015 at the school.
  2. To enrol your child for the admissions test, please download, complete and submit the Admissions Test Application Form (available in both MS Word and PDF format) via email.
  1. The deadline for registration is 16 May 2015. This is the final date we can receive applications for the test. Upon receipt of your application we will send you a confirmation email within 7 days – if for any reason you do not receive the confirmation email, please call us on 07725 039 914 as soon as possible.
  2. Prior to the test you will be sent a letter of invite. Note: this is an invite only test not a drop in test (i.e. your child will not be allowed to sit the test if you just turn up on the day).
  3. All children will sit the test at the same time – you will be allowed to accompany your child into the test room. Any intervention from the parent during the test is not acceptable.
  4. As the test is a live test – you will immediately know their score. There is no sibling/distance criteria that will give your child priority entry. Entry is simply based on test result.
  5. All successful applicants will be advised via email and you will be invited to formally enrol your child the following week.

Test Criteria:

  1. Child must be able to recognise, at MINIMUM, 22 of the 28 arabic letters as indicated below:
Admissions Process for Beginners
  1. Child must be able to recite Surat Al Fatiha unprompted.

Please fill in a registration application form, available in both MS Word and PDF format, and submit via e-mail.

Your child will be invited for an informal assessment – based on outcome a place will be confirmed if places are available.