The Holy Qur’an is the Book from which a Muslim obtains wisdom, guidance, faith, strength, morals, ethics, laws and inspiration. The Qur’an is the word of Allah (SWT), written in pure Arabic, to make things clear for people of all nations, races, tribes, and genders.
The Qur’an comprehends the complete code for Muslims to live a good, pure, and rewarding life in obedience with the orders of Allah, in this life and to gain salvation in the next. The Qur’an is the “map of life” for every human being. Qur’an is the “foundation” of the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth. Its revelation to the Holy Prophet (Muhammad PBUH) is nothing short of a miracle produced by Allah, revealed in stages and gradually to strengthen the heart.
The importance of studying the Qur’an can only be fully understood through the recognition of the major role they play in a Muslim’s life. If Holy Qur’an is being read, memorized and understood most of the hardships in this life and hereafter are succeed easily. The Qur’an is the prescribed text for every Muslim and it is essential that every Muslim read, understand, and implement the commands contained in the Qur’an.
The Qur’an is complete is the primary source for all Muslims in every area as being the first source of Islam.
The aim of the learning area of Studies of the Qur’an is to enable learners to:
The Studies of The Qur’an Key Learning Area is structured into Four Major Strands Incorporating Both Content and Process.
At this stage, learners should have developed the skill of reading the Qur’an independently along with rules of tajweed. The emphasis in this strand is placed on the comprehension of the verses and chapters the students read. Students will know how to recite the Holy Qur’an fluently by emphasising the pronunciation of the letters (makharij) correctly.
Memorising chapters from the Qur’an in Arabic is necessary in order to meet the requirements of the five compulsory daily prayers; commit to memory certain chapters of the Qur’an and mature love and interest for memorising more Qur’an as they grow up.
The aim of the strand is to help develop learners to become confident and independent readers of the Holy Qur’an whilst observing the rules of tajweed. They should be able to explain the rules and read any part of the Qur’an with tajweed.
Students will learn the meaning and translation (Tafseer) of the prescribed verses or surahs and their stage of revelation with their theme. Understand how the Qur’an was revealed to the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).