The Al‐Hidayah Islamic Administration was established for Allah's pleasure (SWT) as a non‐profit, community-based institution. Its only purpose is to provide the Muslim community in Perth, Western Australia, with additional Islamic oriented education alternatives to the State Government and Non‐Muslim school systems.
Al‐Hidayah means The Guidance, that is, Guiding and leading on the right way with kindness until one reaches the goal. The name Al‐Hidayah was chosen for the School to remind all those who contribute towards the attainment of the School's objectives, to do so after first having sought the guidance of ALLAH Subhanah wa Taala the hope that His guidance will be given.
The School motto 'Quest for Knowledge' was chosen to remind the students that they should not take their education and the acquiring of knowledge for granted, that the seeking of beneficial knowledge is our duty as Muslims requiring effort and sacrifice, and that it does not begin and end at the school gate.
While being in constant remembrance of Allah SWT and ever mindful of the Hereafter, lay the best possible foundation for our students by way of a good example and relevant Islamically oriented education to the highest possible standards so that they can take their place as an integral part of multicultural Australia as confident, contributing Muslims, united in Islam as revealed in the Holy Quran AK and according to the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad SAW, who, by staying within limits set by Allah SWT, will, Insha'Allah, now and in future generations automatically be good citizens, and in so doing ensuring that: The Islamic nature of the School takes precedence over all other considerations.
Al-Hidayah Islamic School is an eminently viable alternative to government schools and non-government schools run by the followers of religions other than Islam. The Government Curriculum is taught to the highest standards according to the School Curriculum and Standards Authority guidelines. Al-Hidayah has been actively participating in the Government curriculum development process (Curriculum Framework and Outcomes Based Education) since its inception, and is continually looking for ways to improve the academic performance of the School on a student by student basis.
AL-HIDAYAH ISLAMIC SCHOOL'S COMMITMENT TO ISLAMIC STUDIES IN TERMS OF TIME AND RESOURCES IS ON AVERAGE TWICE THAT OF OTHER MUSLIM SCHOOLS. The Al-Hidayah Islamic School firmly believes that by educating our children in a balanced way in both government curriculum and Islamic studies, they will grow up to be good Muslims. The latter will thereby automatically become good citizens and part of the solution, not part of the problem.
Prophet Muhammad (SAW) stated that "No father can give his child anything better than good manners." The Islamic Studies subjects include Islamic Akhlaq (Manners), Tawheed, Aqeedah, Fiqh (Essentials and Practices), Qur'an reading/recitation, and Hifz (memorization), Islamic History, and basic Arabic. Islamic studies are also integrated with other subjects such as Science and Mathematics. Everything we teach in the classroom can be linked to Islam.
Primary Students enrolled at Al-Hidayah Islamic School do not need extra lessons in religion at an after school or weekend 'Madrasah.' The School provides quality Islamic education, which sufficiently covers the requirements for their age group during the regular school day.