Alfords Point Public School

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Religion and ethics

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.

Special Religious Education (SRE/Scripture)

At Alfords Point Public School, Special Religious Education (SRE/Scripture) is delivered on Wednesdays from 11.50am-12.20pm for K-2 students and from 12.20pm-12.50pm for Years 3-6 students.

On enrolment parents/carers will be given the Special Religious Education Participation letter to complete and return.

After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE should be given to the school office, in writing.

The following SRE classes are offered at Alfords Point Public School:

Protestant SRE is provided by Combined Christian including Anglican Diocese of Sydney, Baptist Union of NSW, Uniting Church in Australia and Australian Christian Churches. For more information about Protestant SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit https://whysre.com.au/

Catholic SRE is provided by Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. For more information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit https://www.sydneycatholic.org/education/#scripture

Greek Orthodox SRE is provided by Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia. For more information about Greek Orthodox SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the http://www.greekorthodox.org.au/

During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities such as reading.