Green Valley Islamic College

New South Wales, Australia


Location: New South Wales, Australia
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed

About Green Valley Islamic College

Green Valley Islamic College is a mixed-gender, independent Islamic all-through school in the south-western suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales.

The school was established in 2002 by the Muslim League of New South Wales and teaches students from Kindergarten to Year 12. It is based in an area with a low socio-economic community.

Principal

Mr Jay Halai

Facilities

The college’s facilities include classrooms, a hall, library, science laboratories, playgrounds and sports fields. New buildings were added in 2015 containing updated classrooms.

Curriculum

Primary classes focus on literacy and numeracy and offer a range of programmes aimed at improving students’ reading ability, mathematics skills and preparedness for high school. The high school teaches the NSW Board of Studies curriculum which includes key learning areas of English, mathematics, science, HSIE (history, geography and commerce), technology, PDHPE, creative arts (music and visual arts) and language (Arabic). Students are also offered basic classes in Islamic studies and Quran Studies. The college uses a positive behaviour support approach that includes explicit teaching of social skills and rewarding students with positive feedback.

School ethos

Green Valley Islamic College aims to teach students to a high academic standard, encourage an understanding of Islamic Ethical Values and create future leaders for the Muslim community. The school motto is that students will seek increased knowledge through faith and prayer. “We encourage our students to aim high in their studies, to work hard and to be sensitive to the rights and needs of others,” the principal says.

Location


Address: 264 Wilson Road, PO Box 1305, Green Valley, New South Wales, 2168, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 8783 9188