NSW schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics. Approved providers deliver these, where available.
Write to the school if you wish to withdraw your child from special religious education, sometimes known as scripture. Special education in ethics is an option for your primary-age child if you withdraw them from special religious education. For more information, visit Religion and ethics.
At Minchinbury Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Wednesdays from 2pm to 2.30pm for Year 1 and Year 2 students and from 2.30pm to 3pm for Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 students.
On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE and SEE participation letter to complete and return. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE/SEE should be given to our school office in writing.
The following SRE classes are offered at Minchinbury Public School:
Catholic SRE is provided by the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta. More information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the curriculum website.
Islamic SRC is provided by the Islamic Council of NSW. More information about Islamic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the curriculum website.
Protestant SRE is provided by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney. More information about Protestant SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the curriculum website.
SEE is provided by Primary Ethics. For more information about SEE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Primary Ethics website.
During the time that SRE/SEE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities including reading and study.
We would like to acknowledge the custodians of this land, the Dharug people, who have lived on this land and continue to live on this land. We pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging, for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and hopes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the nation.
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