Curriculum (eCfE) & Methodology (ecoLearn)
Al-Qalam primary school delivers enhanced Scottish Curriculum for Excellence (eCfE).
Based on the Scottish CfE, the school has drafted a methodology to deliver CfE. Experiences Based Context Oriented Learning (ecoLearn) allows staff to deliver CfE outcomes and experiences using real life experiences with flexibility to explore several topics across the broad categories of Literacy, Numeracy, Science, Social Studies, ICT, Expressive Arts, Health & Wellbeing.
In addition, the curriculum supports enhancement of the O's & E's of CfE providing opportunities to further explore these experiences into wider fast changing world.
Delivery (ILE) & Quality (QUIG)
At Al-Qalam we deliver curriculum outcomes and experiences using active learning strategies and exciting resources.
Intelligent Learning Environment (ILE) allows staff to plan and deliver effectively while ensuring that every year they improve and advance pupils development.
Quality is key to any successful outcome. Inshallah our pupils will be our Quality Indicator. The school is also developing Quality Indicator Grid (QUIG) which allows us to ensure that we measure the progress and provide opportunities for pupils in the fast changing world.
We strive hard to give our pupils the best education possible.
Curriculum Areas of Excellence (CAoE)
Al-Qalam Primary School covers all the broad categories of Scottish Curriculum for Excellence (CfE). These are
eCfE contains enhanced outcomes & experiences and has extended the framework to include two additional categories of
Delivery of Outcomes and Experiences across all areas of learning is done by using ecoLearn Methodology.
by The Last Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him)
“The most beloved actions to Allah are those performed consistently, even if they are few.” [Ref: Sahih Bukhari]
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi
Fri: 9:00am-12:00pm (GMT),
Term 1: August-December
Term 2: January-March
Term 3: April-June
24/04/2017 - Open Day
12/05/2017 - P7 Parents Organised Party
17/05/2017 - Sports Day
09/06/2017 - P7 Graduation Day
Note: Resources fees are included in the annual tuition fees
First Installment: due by 3rd week of February
Second Installment: due by 3rd week of September
Siblings Payment Option available
* Information regarding Timings/Fees/Additional Costs are subject to change
Qalam Academy Network Schools
Autonomous Schools Framework (ASF)
Qalam Academy is pleased to announce its network schools program which runs for 5-7 years allowing new or existing schools to deliver quality education based on Scottish CfE using the ecoLearn Methodology and tools.
If you have a suitable premise and necessary funding to start a new school, our network schools program is ideal to get you started delivering Scottish CfE using the ecoLearn Methodology.
Schools seeking professional services and innovative methods to improve their delivery of O's and E's of CfE may join our network schools program. Our collaborative approach allows us to share best practices and work towards building network schools with high attainment levels
What you get in our network schools package
Qalam Academy is pleased to lead the effort on providing a sustainable and effective framework for Autonomous Schools in Scotland.
It's ecoLearn methodology allows enhancement to CfE by incorporating new experiences and outcomes and providing a flexible approach towards delivering O's and E's.
ILE will be a collaborative environment for all autonomous schools to share good practices. ILE can also be extended to independent and state schools who can contribute towards improving the delivery of primary and secondary education.
Autonomous Schools Framework (ASF) will use Quality Indicator Grid (QUIG) which is a draft Quality Improvement concept that collates GIRFEC, HGIOS, SIP and other best practices indicators facilitating a benchmark for schools to maintain high standards and attainment.
It is a privilege to be leading this effort and offering our services to other schools across Scotland.
For more information contact [email protected]