Glenhaven Public School

Striving For Excellence

Telephone02 9634 3675

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.

At Glenhaven Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Thursdays from 9.05-9.35am.

On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE and SEE participation letter to complete and return. For information see the Special Religious Education and Special Education in Ethics Participation permission note (PDF163.3KB). After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE/SEE should be given to the School Office in writing.

The following SRE classes are offered at Glenhaven Public School:

Combined Christian SRE is provided by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, Baptist Union of NSW and Australian Christian Churches. More information about Combined Christian SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope of sequence, please visit Angican Provider; , Baptist Provider; and Australian Christian Churches Provider; Combined Christian SRE Curriculum Website is:

Catholic SRE is provided by St Madeleines Sophie Barat, Kenthurst. More information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic website Catholic SRC Curriculum Website is:

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 which could include reading or drawing.