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Balmain Public School

Balmain Public School

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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 Balmain Public School, the delivery of SRE and SEE occurs on Fridays from 10:10 to 10:40am, for all students K-6.

On enrolment, parents/carers receive an SRE/SEE participation slip to complete and return. Any notification of changes to a student’s enrolment in SRE/SEE should be given to the school office, in writing.

The following SRE/SEE options are offered at Balmain Public School:

·         Anglican scripture - Link to curriculum

·         Catholic scripture - Link to curriculum

·         Ethics - Link to curriculum

For more information regarding the authorised curriculum scope and sequence for SRE/SEE, please visit the related website/s via links provided

·         Non-scripture

During SRE/SEE classes, students not attending will be supervised in alternate spaces and will participate in meaningful activities, such as reading, private study or completing homework.