Childhood Education

Stewards GCSE Bridge

Stewards GCSE Bridge

The Stewards GCSE-Bridge Program is perfect for students who are gearing up for their General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) exams or international equivalent. This program focuses on strengthening foundational knowledge in key subjects and enhancing study skills. It’s specifically designed to close any educational gaps and fully prepare students for the challenges of GCSE exams. If your child is approaching this critical examination phase, the GCSE-Bridge Program will equip them with the confidence and skills needed for success.

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Department

  • Childhood Education

Duration

August 29, 2024 - July 7, 2025

Sessions

1000

Language

English

Location

Online

Time

1:00 am

Rating:

4.5 (110 ratings)

Price

£395.00 per month

Key Objectives

  • Close Academic Gaps: Provide an intensive curriculum to help students catch up on key subjects, ensuring they are well-prepared for upper secondary education.
  • Enhance Spiritual and Ethical Development: Foster mindfulness, God consciousness, and moral values through daily morning dhikr, Quran recitation, and comprehensive character building.
  • Promote Critical Thinking and Creativity: Encourage analytical skills and creative expression through subjects like Islamic Art, History, and the Guided Research Project.
  • Develop Technological and Time Management Skills: Empower students to manage their digital device usage effectively and develop essential IT skills, promoting responsible and balanced technology use.
  • Encourage Parental and Community Engagement: Strengthen the home-school connection by enabling parents to lead community and social activities for students.
  • The course includes

  • Morning Dhikr: Start each day with spiritual mindfulness and God consciousness.
  • KS3 English Language: Develop strong reading, writing, and communication skills.
  • KS3 Mathematics: Enhance numeracy, logical reasoning, and problem-solving abilities.
  • IGCSE Science: Build a solid foundation in scientific principles and critical thinking.
  • Islamic Art: Foster creativity and cultural appreciation through Islamic artistic traditions.
  • DeVice: Learn to manage digital devices wisely and improve time management.
  • Arabic Level 2: Improve fluency and comprehension in the Arabic language.
  • Character Building: Promote moral and ethical development through Islamic teachings.
  • KS3 History: Encourage critical thinking by exploring historical events and contexts.
  • KS3 Geography: Develop global awareness and geographical understanding.
  • Quran Recitation & Memorisation: Enhance spiritual growth through the memorisation of recommended Surahs.
  • KS3 Computing: Develop essential IT skills and responsible technology use.
  • Parental Collaboration: Engage in community activities and prophetic sports led by parents.
  • Guided Research Project (Second Term): Engage in specialised research in diverse fields to foster independent learning and critical thinking.
  • Course Schedule

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    Monday8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Description

    Our GCSE Bridge Program is an intensive, one-year curriculum designed for students aged 12 to 14, aimed at bridging academic gaps and preparing them for upper secondary education. This comprehensive program combines rigorous academic training with personal and spiritual development, ensuring a holistic education that nurtures well-rounded individuals. Here’s a detailed look at what makes our program exceptional:

    Morning Dhikr: Each day begins with morning dhikr, fostering mindfulness and God consciousness.

    Core Academic Subjects:

    • English Language: Developing essential language skills, emphasising reading, writing, and comprehension to ensure strong communication abilities.
    • Mathematics: Strengthening numeracy, problem-solving, and logical thinking, preparing students for advanced mathematical concepts.
    • IGCSE Science: Providing a solid foundation in scientific principles and critical thinking, essential for higher-level science courses.

    Islamic Art: Students delve into the rich traditions of Islamic art, fostering creativity and an appreciation for cultural heritage. This course encourages artistic expression and a deeper understanding of Islamic culture.

    DeVice (First Term Only): This innovative course empowers students to take control of their digital device usage. Through activities, discussions, and coaching, students learn to use technology wisely and develop effective time management skills, promoting a healthier relationship with technology.

    Arabic Level 2: Enhancing communication skills and cultural awareness through advanced Arabic language studies. This course builds on prior knowledge to improve fluency and comprehension.

    Character Building: The essence of religion, this course brings Islamic teachings to life through an interactive approach. Students explore Aqidatul Awaam, Seerah, and Jurisprudence (Fiqh), receiving life coaching tailored for boys and girls. This comprehensive personal development program promotes moral and ethical growth, helping students navigate the challenges of adolescence.

    Quran Memorisation: Focused on the memorisation of Surahs recommended by the Prophet (SAW), this course enhances spiritual growth and discipline. Students develop a closer connection to the Quran and improve their recitation skills.

    Parental Collaboration: This period is reserved for parents to engage their children in community activities or subjects they lead themselves. We recommend involving children in prophetic sports such as archery, wrestling, and sewing. Stewards also organises enrichment courses nationwide for parents to subscribe to, fostering a strong home-school partnership.

    Guided Research Project (Second Term): Students engage in specialised research projects, choosing from fields such as Martial Arts, Islamic Art, Architecture, Building & Construction, Health Sciences, Decentralised Computing, Agriculture & Farming, Economics, Finance & Politics, and Environment & Sustainability Living. This component fosters independent learning and critical thinking.

    Cost: £3,950 per year, payable in 10 monthly instalments of £395.00.

    Requirements

    • Age Requirement: Students must be between 12 and 14 years old at the start of the program.
    • Assessment of Academic Gaps: Optional completion of an academic assessment to identify areas where the student needs improvement to ensure the program can effectively bridge these gaps.
    • Basic Literacy and Numeracy: Demonstrated proficiency in basic literacy and numeracy skills, suitable for a KS3 level, to ensure the student can keep up with the curriculum.
    • Parental Commitment: Parents must commit to active participation in the Parental Collaboration component, which includes engaging in community activities and prophetic sports with their child.
    • Willingness for Personal and Spiritual Growth: A readiness to participate in activities that foster personal and spiritual development, including morning dhikr, character building, and Quran recitation and memorisation

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