Anzac Park Public School

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Telephone02 9922 3288

Emailanzacpark-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 Anzac Park Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Tuesday from 2:00pm- 2:30pm.

On enrolment parents/carers are 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 & SEE classes are offered at Anzac Park Public School:

-Catholic SRE is provided by Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. More information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, will be provided soon.

-Protestant SRE- is provided by Anglican diocese of Sydney. More information about Protestant SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the website: https://whysre.com.au/what-is-the-sre/what-is-sre/

-Baha’i SRE is provided by North Sydney Bahai Community. The program for Bahá’í Classes is based on the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith. The aim of Bahá’í special religious instruction is to contribute to the awakening and development of the spiritual nature of every child. The instructors, who are trained volunteers and registered with the Department of Education, use ‘hands‐on’ activities to instruct. We welcome students from all religious and ethnic backgrounds to join our classes. All lessons have the following elements:

·       Study and memorisation of prayers and quotations from the Bahá’í Writings

·       cooperative games or drama

·       music

·       storytelling & art 

For more information please visit: https://bahai.org.au/index.php/what-bahais-do/building-vibrant-communities/spiritual-education-children/ or email: northsydney@nsw.bahai.org.au

 -Jewish SRE is provided by NSW Board of Jewish Education. More information about Jewish SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the website: https://bje.org.au/program/scripture/

-Hindu SRE-  (more information to follow).

-Primary Ethics- SEE is provided by Primary Ethics. For more information about SEE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Primary Ethics website http://www.primaryethics.com.au.

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, private study or group tasks.

 

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.