Alsagoff Arab School

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PRINCIPAL MESSAGE

A warm welcome to Alsagoff Arab School! Our school has a rich history, yet we are modern and forward-looking in our approach to education. We believe in providing our students with good educational experiences and opportunities that meet their aspirations and needs while striving to be ‘Noble women exemplary of Ummahatul Mukminin’.

– Mudir Ustaz Syed Mustafa Alsagoff

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Our Vision & Mission

Nurturing Noble Women Exemplary of the Ummahatul Mukminin (We emphasize on building a strong foundation in Arabic & Islamic traditions (Al-Quran and As-Sunnah) that nurtures pious Muslimah leaders with academic excellence, creative and innovative potentials to serve our religion, family, community & nation).
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Our Staff

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Ust Syed Mustafa Bin
S. Jaafar Alsagoff
PRINCIPAL
Ust Syed Mustafa Bin S. Jaafar Alsagoff

Syed Mustafa's experience and interest in the field dates back to his days as a full-time teacher in the late 90s. He actively teaches classes at several Islamic organizations such as PERGAS, PERDAUS, ALMAS, and several mosques in Singapore. He was previously a Member of the Appeal Board, Hakam at Syariah Court, the Members of Syariah financial adviser OCBC, a PERGAS & ALMAS exec committee member, and one of the writers for Friday sermons.

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Mdm Noorhayati Bte Sidek
VICE-PRINCIPAL
Mdm Noorhayati Bte Sidek

Madam Noorhayati is an NIE trained teacher who had taught at a national school and two other Madrasahs before joining Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah in 2013. In 2018, she attended the Management and Leadership in Schools Programme. She believes that it is very important to give back to the community and that every community should be served well. Apart from school, she enjoys spending time with her family and going on nature walks.

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Us Asyunifar
Bte Abu
VICE-PRINCIPAL

Ustazah Asyunifar is an alumnus of Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah. She holds a Bachelor degree in Arabic Language and Literature from IIUM, Malaysia. She is passionate in the Arabic Language studies and teaches the Arabic Language subject for the Diploma students. She was previously a debater in Arabic Language during her university years and with the experience she has gained, she is the advisor for the Arabic Debate Club in Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah. Ustazah Asyunifar has written and presented a paper on the use of Flipgrid application in amplifying students’s voice during Arabic lessons. She is currently the school’s Vice Principal.

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Ms Sofia Bte Jasmani
HOD
Ms Sofia Bte Jasmani

Ms Nur Sofia joined the teaching staff at Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah in 2014. Initially teaching Primary Mathematics and Science, she now teaches Secondary Mathematics & Physics. In the years she taught at Madrasah Alsagoff, she was given many Professional Development (PD) opportunities, including completing a Specialist Diploma in Applied Learning & Teaching and applying Lesson Study as part of the EMMS Department's PD. 

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Mdm Erna Bte Salamun
HOD
Mdm Erna Bte Salamun

Before joining Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah in 2018, Madam Erna had taught Malay Language and Literature in mainstream secondary schools. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Malay Studies with Honours from University Malaya where she gained more exposure for her passion for Malay Literature. This is often shown in her fictional short stories and poems. She hopes to instill the love for Malay Literature in her students and which may eventually produce local writers in Singapore.

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HOD
Us Shahida Shaikh Salim

Ustazah Sahida Shaikh Salim is a dedicated teacher who is passionate in the Arabic Language. She is well-liked by the students for her personality and sense of humour. A head of Arabic and Revealed Knowledge Department, she holds a Bachelor degree majoring in Arabic Language and Literature, with a minor in Economics from IIUM.

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Us Siti Khadijah
Bte Abidin
HOD
Us Siti Khadijah Bte Abidin

Ustazah Siti Khadijah is a dedicated educator who has been teaching for almost 20 years. An alumnus of Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah, Ustazah Siti Khadijah is also a graduate from Al-Azhar As-Syarif University with the degree in Tafseer. Ustazah Siti Khadijah has a great passion in teaching the Arabic Syntax (Nahu) and Arabic Language for both primary and secondary levels. She heads the Arabic Choral Speaking Activity in the Madrasah.

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Mdm Nur Khadijah Bte Shamshi
HOD
Mdm Nur Khadijah Bte Shamshi

Mdm Nur Khadijah holds a BA (English with Psychology) from Singapore University of Social Sciences and Diploma in Education from the NTU-NIE. She has been an Education Officer with the Ministry of Education for 20 years, teaching in several national schools before joining Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah. Her brief stint at the Overseas Family School had widened her perspective on various educational landscapes. She loves cycling, enjoys watching cooking videos and whipping up home-cooked dishes for her family.

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Arabic & Reveal Knowledge Department (ARK)

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Us Damawiyah 
Bte Jalil
Us DamawiyahBte Jalil

Ustazah Damawiyah is a very dedicated teacher who has been teaching for more than 25 years. A senior teacher who has showcased her ability in using technology in teaching, her firm disposition is respected and loved by all students. With her disciplined approach, many students have graduated under her teachings and guidance. Ustazah Damawiyah is a mentor teacher who teaches subjects such as Arabic Syntax (Nahu), Arabic Language and Quran for both secondary and diploma levels. Ustazah Damawiyah is an Al-Azhar As-Syarif University graduate.

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Us Saadiah Bte Pavidor

Ustazah Saadiah is a mother figure of the Madrasah. She puts her students first in everything she plans for and has always been serving the Madrasah and her students with compassion and care for the past 26 years. She is an alumnus of Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah and holds a Bachelor degree in Islamic Studies from IAIN University, Indonesia. She is a passionate educator especially in the Arabic Language for lower primary. She has written and presented a research paper which focuses on the technique of teaching Arabic Language for young learners.

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Us Saripah
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Ustazah Saripah holds a diploma in Islamic Studies (Preaching) and has been teaching for almost 30 years, at Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah since 1992. She likes to travel to enhance her knowledge while appreciating the wonders of Allah’s creations.

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Us Saniah Bte Abdul Mutalib
Us Saniah Bte Abdul Mutalib

Ustazah Saniah is a passionate and enthusiastic educator. Despite her seniority in the Madrasah, she is actively improvising her lessons so that it is vibrant and current to the 21st Century education framework. She has served the madrasah for 27 years. Ustazah Saniah is a graduate from Al-Azhar As-Syarif University and is a dedicated educator specializing in the revealed knowledge subjects, especially Fiqh.

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Us Zauwiah Bte Abidin

Ust Zauwiah is an alumnus of Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah. She graduated with a Bachelor degree in Islamic Studies from Al-Azhar University. However, due to her deep interest in teaching Arabic language, she pursued her postgraduate studies--with the school’s support--in Philosophy, at the Faculty of Islamic Civilisation and has made academic presentations twice. Also, she has created the Arabic Curriculum and re-arranged the Arabic books for the Primary Levels. 

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Us Nur Hayati Bte Jumali

Ustazah Nurhayati is a graduate from Fatah University, Tripoli, in Syariah and holds a Masters degree in Usul Fiqh from Islah University, Tripoli. She is a dedicated educator whose forte and passion is in teaching the Syariah subjects as well as the Quranic Studies in the secondary level. Ustazah Nurhayati also holds a sanad certification in the recitation of Hadith from Syria. She has written and presented a research paper on the use of Classkick Application in the teaching and learning of Al-Quran.

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Us Nurulhuda Bte Asor

Ustazah Nurulhuda, an alumnus of Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah is firm but yet an approachable teacher who makes the extra effort to help the students grow. Currently she is in charge of the Arabic Debate Club. She loves her students and never fails to help those students who are in need of extra support. She holds a Bachelor degree in Syariah from UIA, and is currently doing her masters.

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Ustazah Seri is an active educator and public speaker. She contributes to the society as a volunteer helping youths at risk, giving free classes and actively taking part in organising events for the Muslim community. Ustazah Seri is a graduate from Al-Azhar As-Syarif University with a Bachelor degree in Usuluddin and has attended several dowra in Darul Zahra, Hadramaut, Yemen. Having been exposed to the Darul Zahra Hadramaut’s environment, she heads the qasidah club in the Madrasah and therefore a passionate educator, especially in the Sirah Nabawiyah subjects.

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Ustazah Saidah Nafisah is an alumnus of Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah. She is a passionate teacher who loves to engage the students by using qasidah or nasheed in her lessons. These songs or nasheed are composed from the contents of the subjects that she taught to make memorisation and learning more fun. Ustazah Saidah graduated from IIUM University with a degree in Arabic Language and Literature. She teaches Arabic Language as well as revealed knowledge subjects at the primary level.

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English Malay Math Science Department (EMMS)

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Mdm Balkis 
Bte Hassan
Primary level English Language teacher

Mdm Balkis is a trained MOE teacher and has taught English Language and Mathematics and Social Studies at Gongshang Primary School. She joined Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah in 2005. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, shopping and spending quiet quality time with her family and friends.

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Ckg Siti Aisyah Bte Mohd Salim
Secondary level Malay Language and Malay Literature teacher

Cikgu Aisyah has been teaching Malay Language and Malay Literature at Madrasah Alsagoff Al1Arabiah since 2014. As a creative writer who is comfortable with her pen name, Chempaka Aizim, she hopes that her contributions in both writing and teaching would be beneficial to the community and religion.

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Mdm Shuhannah Bte Sajali
Primary level English Language, Mathematics & Science teacher

Madam Shuhannah has been teaching Science, Mathematics and English at Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah since 2016. She enjoys incorporating the use of technology in her classroom teaching as she believes that it aids in productivity and creativity. She has been given several opportunities to share her practices of using technology in her classroom teaching, one of which being the Apple Webinar on Creativity on 25 May 2021. The moments that she treasure the most are those spent with her family and her cats.

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Ms Mawaddah 
Bte Hassan
Primary level English Language & Mathematics teacher

Miss Mawaddah has taught English Language and Mathematics at Primary level for 10 years before joining Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah in 2018. Her commitment as an educator stems from her love of learning and she is constantly fascinated by the development and growth of children. For leisure, she enjoys watching documentaries and travelling.

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Mdm Siti Raudhah Bte Mazlan
Secondary level Biology and Chemistry teacher

Mdm Siti Raudhah holds a BSc (Chemistry & Biological Chemistry) from NTU. Before joining the Alsagoff family, Madam Siti Raudhah was an Editor with Marshall Cavendish Education Pte Ltd for primary and secondary science teaching and learning materials. She has had teaching stints in national and private schools, and has years of experience as a private tutor. Madam Siti Raudhah loves long bus rides and being close to nature.

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Ms Jumilia 
Bte Mohamed
Secondary level English Language teacher

Miss Jumilia is an NIE-trained teacher who has taught English Language and Geography at various mainstream schools, both as a full-time and adjunct teacher. She has found enrichment in environmental/sustainability roles at a Malaysian NGO, and several organic farms. In addition, she is a part-time coach at the Forest School Singapore.

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Mdm Rubiyah 
Bte Biamin
Secondary level Mathematics teacher

Madam Rubiyah Biamin has taught in several national schools over a period of twenty years and committed to part-time tutoring with major tuition centres at the same time. She is passionate in teaching Mathematics and is always looking for new strategies to teach the subject in an interesting and meaningful way to a wide spectrum of students. Apart from the Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education, she also holds a diploma in Islamic Studies from the International Islamic University Malaysia.

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Ms Nur Annisa
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Primary level English Language, Mathematics & Science teacher

Miss Nur Annisa Binte Zolkipli had been an Education Officer at the Ministry of Education (MOE) for 14 years before joining Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah in 2021. She holds a Diploma in Education (NIE) specialising in the teaching of Mathematics and Science, a Bachelor of Science with Honours (NTU) where she majors Mathematics and Master of Education (Monash University). 

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Mr Arzami 
Bin Salim
Secondary and DPI level English Language, TOEFL and General Paper teacher

Mr Arzami holds an M.A. in English Studies (NUS) and a B.A. with a Diploma in Education (NTU). He started teaching English Language and Literature in 2001 at Yishun Secondary School and went on to teach at Innova Junior College, ACS (Independent) and a few other schools in MOE. He has lectured at the Republic Polytechnic, SUSS and NUS on various English language and communication modules. He is also a part-time Senior Specialist Tutor at DAS and is passionate in volunteer work, networking, and reading. 

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Mr Karl Zubin 
Bin Jumairi
Primary level Malay Language teacher

Mr Karl Zubin holds an Honours Degree in Malay Studies from University of Malaya. He received his Diploma in Education from the NTU-NIE. He has taught Malay Language for almost 20 years before joining Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah in 2021. In his spare time, he enjoys reading Malay History and Culture. As a teacher, he looks forward to applying different pedagogical approaches in classroom teaching and learning which will have an impact in the students’ preparation for the future.

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Madrasah Management Committee (MMC)

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Syed Muhammad Shafeeq Bin Abbas Alsagoff

CHAIRMAN

Division Manager
DIVISION MANAGER

Future Metals LLC

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Syed Abu Bakar Bin Mohamed Alsagoff

TREASURER

General Manager
GENERAL MANAGER

7oaks Pte. Ltd.

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Syed Mustafa Bin
S. Jaafar Alsagoff

SECRETARY

Principal
PRINCIPAL

Madrasah Alsagoff Al-Arabiah

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Firdaus Bin Yahya

MEMBER

Manager & Director
MANAGER & DIRECTOR

Darul Huffaz Learning Centre

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Mohamed Nasser
Bin Ismail

MEMBER

Global Head Equity Capital Markets/Senior Vice President
GLOBAL HEAD EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS/SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Singapore Exchange

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Syed Zulkeflee Bin
Syed Ahmad

MEMBER

Manager Jalan Bahtera OALC
MANAGER JALAN BAHTERA OALC

Ministry of Education, Student Development Curriculum Division

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Mohamed Abdul
Halim Bin Jamil

MEMBER

Structural Engineer / Director
STRUCTURAL ENGINEER / DIRECTOR

Ultratest Marine Services Pte Ltd

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Mohamed Faizal Bin Mohamed Said

MEMBER

Operation Manager
OPERATION MANAGER

SMRT Corporation Ltd

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Nurdiana Hanim Binte
Abdul Rahman

MEMBER

Director, Corporate Comm & Svcs
DIRECTOR, CORPORATE COMMS & SERVICES

PERGAS