Sakinah Circle programming is based on a philosophy of education derived from the Qur’anic worldview.
Learn in ways that brings students closer to the Creator
Develop critical minds, conscious hearts and compassion for others
Recognize student’sfitrah(innate nature), nurturetaqwa(God consciousness) and strive to becomekhulafah(stewardship)
Development ofSakinah(inner tranquility)
A focus on becoming intentional, responsible, respectful, real and reflective individuals
Learning that is drawn from Islamic faith, civilization and intellectual tradition
A holistic learning environment that addresses a student’s academic, creative and personal development
An introduction to Arabic as a second language
Recognizing the wonders of nature and how it builds a deeper spiritual connection with Islam
Opportunities for community service
Modified calendar to accommodate Eid holidays
Students and families from all faiths and cultures are welcome. For more information about eligibility, contact a school offering Sakinah Circle.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Sakinah Circle will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
Some yellow busing options are available. For more information about busing, contact a school offering Sakinah Circle or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.
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We acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting grounds, gathering place, and travelling route to the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, Dene and Nakota Sioux. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.
Edmonton Public Schools
Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9 780-429-8000