Glenhaven Public School

Striving For Excellence

Telephone02 9634 3675

Religion and ethics

NSW public schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics, delivered by approved providers wherever available.

During enrolment, you can choose a special religious education option for your child from the school’s available approved providers. You can withdraw your child from special religious education by selecting alternative meaningful activities, or special education in ethics if it’s available.

You can update your preference by writing to the school or through the online form available at participating schools.
Visit the department’s website for more information about religion and ethics. 

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

At the beginning of Term 1 any new enrolments parents/carers will be given the option for SRE (all years) and SEE (years 1 and 2 only) participation via the School Bytes Parent Portal. 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.