With these new features, JMS offers diversification
as it will open a wide door of opportunities for madrasah students to
pursue Islamic higher learning in many more universities. JMS seeks to
offer more options to cater to the differentiated ability of students.
The various pathways in JMS madrasah education is outlined below:
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Islamic Studies Primary Examination (ISPE)
ISPE is conducted throughout Primary 6 and consists of the following subjects : 1) Arabic language 2) Quranic Studies and recitation 3) Sirah and Hadith 4) Aqidah, Fiqh and Akhlaq 5) Islamic Social Studies
To enter Sec 1 in the Ukhrawi Stream, students must meet the following criteria:
For JMS Students:
Achieve a pass in Arabic Language and a minimum ‘B’ grade (60% pass) in 3 other ISPE subjects
Eligible for Secondary Express/Normal stream based on the aggregate score achieved at the PSLE exams
For Non-JMS Students:
Achieve a pass in Arabic Language and a minimum ‘B’ grade (60% pass) in 3 other ISPE subjeccts
Eligible for Secondary Express stream based on the aggregate score achieved at the PSLE exams
Students will start their secondary school journey with a 2-year common foundational (lower secondary) programme.
Students will be able to select their Upper Secondary courses at the
end of their Secondary 2 year based on the internal assessment result,
their preference of the programme’s content and learning style as well
as the type of qualifications they would like to acquire.
Students will learn :
6 National Curriculum subjects:
6 Islamic Studies Subject Groupings (SG) in Arabic / English:
Islamic History will be taught in English to facilitate the infusion of aspects of World History into it
Islam and Society (iSOC) subject which will be taught in English and is non-examinable.
Based on students performance in their internal exams at the end of
Sec 2, they will then be able to choose to take the Azhar-O level or
Azhar-IB program. Madrasah will have the final decision for all
placements after counselling and advice to parents and students.