Matraville 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.

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

At Matraville Public School, SRE is delivered on Thursdays at a time between 11:25-1:10pm. The implementation of Religion and Ethics reflects NSW DoE policy and procedures for Special Religious Education (SRE) and Special Education in Ethics (SEE) classes.

The following SRE classes, also known as scripture, are offered at Matraville Public School:

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

Anglican SRE is provided by the Sydney Anglican Diocese. For more information about Anglican SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Christian Education Publications website http://www.whysre.com.au/sre-curriculum/cep-curriculum-overview/

Islamic SRE is provided by the Islamic Council of NSW. For more information about Islamic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Islamic Special Religious Education website https://www.isre.org.au/scope-k-6/

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 that could include reading, private study or completing homework.

On enrolment at the school, 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 school office, in writing.

For more information, visit Religion and ethics.