Female Hifth Institute

The girls’ school was officially opened on the 23 January 2006 at the Habibia Sufi Masjid premises. Initially 50 girls were registered ranging in age from 4 years to 18 years.


The girls’ campus has since relocated to a permanent premises in Schaapkraal. The Female Institute can accommodate a maximum of 120 learners. The school is administered by the acting principal Ml Fatima Thebus who completed her hifth under the guidance of Sh. Muhammad Adams.


Hifth Programme – New learners will commence on a learning model consisting of 4 levels before graduating. This process lasts between 4 to 6 years. Each level has a head of department (HOD) who administers the progress of the individual ensuring a high quality of education is maintained. Refer to Quran Hifth Program.

Arabic – Learners are taught Modern Standard Arabic, including grammar and Tafheemul Quran (Understanding of the Quran). They are also taught translation of selected verses.

Islamic Studies – Our Islamic studies consist of Arabic, Touheed, Fiqh, Seerah and Adaab. Our objective is to mould the learner to become an informed practicing Muslimah.

Academic Programme – All learners are taught Mathematics and English in accordance with the curriculum of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED).

Extral-Mural – JEQ’s extra mural activity is compulsory for all hifth learners. Extra-mural codes such as kick-boxing, arts & crafts and netball are offered to learners at our female campus which takes place on Saturdays.

School times

Monday – Thursday: 07h30 – 15h00  |  Friday: 07h30 – 11h00 Saturday: 07h30 – 10h00