Arncliffe Public School

Loyalty and Truth

Telephone02 9567 5060

Emailarncliffe-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Religion and ethics

A feature of the public education system in NSW is the opportunity to provide time in class for education in ethics, faith and morality from a religious or non-religious perspective at the choice of parents.

For more information about Special Religious Education (SRE) and Special Education in Ethics (SEE), including the full list of approved providers please click here

At Arncliffe Public School, SRE, SEE and non-scripture are delivered on Friday afternoons: Years 3-6 from 12-12.30pm and Kindergarten to Year 2 from 12.30-1pm.

We offer the following SRE Options:

  • Anglican. Anglican Diocese of Sydney. For more information about Anglican Christian SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the approved provider's website
  • Catholic. Catholic Diocese of Sydney. For more information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the approved provider's website
  • Christian. The Salvation Army NSW/ACT Division. For more information about Christian SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the approved provider's website
  • Islamic (Shia). Al-Jaafaria Society Inc. For more information about Islamic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the approved provider's website
  • Orthodox. Greek Orthodox Diocese of Australia. For more information about Orthodox SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the approved provider's website

If you have declined for your child to attend SRE above, you can also select to attend SEE:

  • Special Education in Ethics (SEE). SEE is provided by Primary Ethics. For more information about SEE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Primary Ethics website
If you have declined for your child to attend both SRE and SEE, your child will be enroled in Non-Scripture
  • Non Scripture. Supervised session of independent meaningful activities.
Upon enrolment, parents/carers will be given an SRE/SEE participation letter to complete and return. Unless otherwise advised, students will continue in the same arrangement as previous years, unless a parent/carer has requested a change in writing.