E-Mail: admin@hmacademy.co.za

Address: 52 Second Avenue,
Houghton, Johannesburg,
2198, South Africa

Phone: 011 483 2818

Our focus for 2018 is ROAR

R – RESPECT
O – OWNERSHIP
A – ATTITUDE
R – RESPONSIBILITY

The lion has many life lessons to teach us. They are ferce and proud, king of the Savannah, the rulers of the Serengeti . Held as a symbol of bravery and strength in many cultures around the world, the lion also carries a more soulful reputation as a creature of grace and wisdom.

Background

Established in 2012, the Houghton Muslim Academy (HMA) prides itself on being a company based institution established for the sole purpose of serving the community and fulfilling a core need in the quest for higher learning. The institution is registered as a section 21, Non Profit organization and is operated on a self funding basis. HMA is underpinned by firmly entrenched set of values which defines the institutions identity and social responsibilities.

Vision

Our vision is to nurture and develop young minds through imparting both academic and religious learning’s in order to empower the nation’s future leaders in Industry and Society at large. HMA recognizes that the primary years of a child’s development is critical in shaping the character and personality of that child and therefore places substantial emphasis on creating the appropriate environment to suitably foster this development.

Our strong Islamic ethos coupled with the set of values we subscribe to, serves as our guiding light in achieving the vision

Our core values of Integrity, Morality, Spirituality, and Higher Learning drives our commitment in discharging our onus of delivering a superior learning experience.

These values are all encompassing and define the manner in which we interact, manage and educate. By instilling the value that we uphold, we strive to develop each child holistically through unlocking his/her potential in all areas of development.

Value Proposition

HMA currently offers pre-school, foundation and intermediate phase classes from the Toddler group through to Grade-7 by beginning of 2019. Our unique offering is ascribed to our Islamic based teaching philosophy adapted to align with National Education Standards. Being a developmental organization in its infancy, we aspire to further our value proposition to extend to the completion of the intermediate phase. Given our unwavering commitment to holistic development, our approach will be underpinned by academic excellence, religious enlightenment and extracurricular development. Through this approach we believe our vision of developing tomorrow’s leaders will be achieved.

Mission

The mission of the HMA is to nurture and develop young minds through imparting both academic and cultural learning’s and to empower the nation’s future leaders in Industry and Society at large. HMA recognizes that the primary years of a child’s development, is critical in shaping the character and personality of that child and therefore places substantial emphasis on creating the appropriate environment to suitably foster this development. Our strong Islamic ethos coupled with the set of values we subscribe to, serves as our guiding light in achieving this vision.

Our core values of Integrity, Morality, Spirituality and Higher Learning drives our commitment in discharging our onus of delivering a superior learning experience. These values are all encompassing and define the manner in which we interact, manage and educate. By instilling the values that we uphold, we strive to develop each child holistically through unlocking his/her full potential in all areas of development.

Curriculum & School Term

The HMA is institutionalised with CAPS (Curriculum Assessment and Policy Statement). HMA is a GDE (Gauteng Department of Education) affiliated school which is also registered as an IEB (Independent Education Board) accredited institution. The principle focus is on the holistic development of the child. This includes physical and perceptual motor development, language skills, social, emotional and intellectual development.

The school programme provides for a variety of learning experiences. It is based on the principle that learning should be the result of actual experience; that play is a significant mode of learning, and above all the school should be a place of joy for both the learner and educator. Activities include drawing, painting, reading, baking, cutting, pasting, crafts, puzzles etc. Reports will be handed out termly.

The school year consists of 4 terms. The holidays are set out by the GDE, however this might vary at times. Term planners are sent out at the beginning of each term.