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NSW Department of Education and Communities

Curriculum support for NSW Public Schools

Religious Education and Special Education in Ethics

Special religious education

Religious Education Policy

Religious Education Implementation Procedures 

Under the Education Act 1990, public schools provide special religious education. This is provided by authorised representatives of approved religious groups to students who have nominated that religion. Times for these classes are negotiated with the school.

Special Religious Education Consultative Committee

Special education in ethics

Special Education in Ethics Policy

Special  Education in Ethics Implementation Procedures 

Under the Education Act 1990, public schools provide the option of special education in ethics to students who are not attending special religious education. This is provided by authorised representatives of approved providers.

Primary Ethics is an approved provider of special education in ethics and provides classes for Kindergarden to Year 6.

Support materials

SRE & SEE fact sheet

SRE & SEE checklist

VSA checklist

FAQs

Approved providers

Organisations approved to provide special religious education and special education in ethics

Sample letters for use within schools

SRE SEE
SRE - Participation letter SEE - Participation letter (only to be distributed when a student has opted out of SRE)
SRE - Class added  
SRE - Class removed  
SRE - Class added - advise non-SRE student  

 

 

 

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