Newington Public School

Learning for Life

Telephone02 9748 7933

Emailnewington-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Religion and ethics

NSW schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics. Approved providers deliver these, where available.

At Newington Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Tuesday held over different times for different years: 9:00am for K-2 students and from 9:35am for Years 3-6 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 the office, in writing.

The following SRE classes are offered at Newington Public School:

Kids Learning About God (KLAG) - More information about KLAG SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the websites for;

-         Kindy, year 1, 3, 4 and 6

-         Year 2 and 5

Catholic SRE - More information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the website.

Islamic SRE - More information about Islamic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the 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, personal research or completing unfinished work.

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.