Riverwood Public School

Caring and Sharing

Telephone02 9153 8757

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

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 Riverwood Public School, SRE is delivered on Monday from 2:15pm to 2:45pm for K-6 students.

On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE participation letter to complete and return. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE should be given to the office in writing.

The following SRE classes are offered at Riverwood Public School:

Islamic SRE is provided by The Islamic Charity Projects Association. More information about The Islamic Charity Projects Association SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit their website (https://www.icpa.org.au/islamic-scripture-2/).

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

Protestant SRE is provided by Baptist Union of NSW. More information about Baptist Union of NSW SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit their website (https://nswactbaptists.org.au/baptistsre/).

During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities (activities could include reading, private study or completing homework).