About CIS

About CIS

Canberra Islamic School (CIS) has been successfully running in Canberra since 1974 – that is nearly 50 years! The classes are held every Sunday during the ACT school term between 10am-1:15pm at CIC Monash. Previously (until August 2019), classes were being held at the Canberra Masjid.

The school has been running successfully, Alhamdullilah, through the cooperation of the Muslim community of Canberra.

Admissions are open in the first week of each Term. Please note that your child has to have started kindergarten to start Level 1 at CIS.


To impart Islamic values in the life of the Muslim youth of the ACT region.


To provide a social and educational setting to spend time with other Muslim children of their age group and a means to learn and practice Islam and develop the urge to learn more (independently) by:


Canberra Islamic School constitution is available here.

School Timings

Parents are expected to bring their children to school in time for Assembly at 10:00am and join us for Dhuhr prayer (1:10pm during Daylight Saving Time and 1:00pm during Winter Time). Child supervision is not available after or before school hours and not the responsibility of staff.

2024 School Schedule

The schools schedule and important dates for 2024 is below. Note the following: