NSW schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics. Approved providers deliver these, where available.
Update on Special Religious Education (SRE)/Special Education in Ethics (SEE)
To support families who have chosen SRE/SEE, approved providers of SRE/SEE have modified their authorised curriculum resources.
You may wish to access the SRE/SEE resources of your choice via these portal entry points:
- Approved providers for All Faiths SRE (Islamic, Jewish, Buddhist, Baha’i, Hindu)
- Approved providers for Christian based faith SRE
- Primary Ethics for SEE/SRE
For more information or support on these resources please contact your chosen provider or SRE/SEE
Meaghan Wilson Sonia Boothman
Principal SRE Co ordinator
At Yagoona Public School, SRE is delivered K-6 on Monday mornings from 8:55am -9:30am.
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/SEE should be given to child’s class Teacher, in writing.
The following SRE classes are offered at Yagoona Public School:
Islamic SRE is provided by Islamic Council of NSW. More information about Islamic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Islamic Special Religious Education website https://www.isre.org.au/schools/
Catholic SRE is provided by Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. More information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney’s website https://www.sydneycatholic.org/
Combined Churches SRE is provided by Church for all Nations –Yagoona and Condell Park. More information about Combined Churches SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Church for all Nations website http://yagoonaanglican.com/
Buddhist SRE is provided by Buddhist Council of NSW. More information about Buddhist SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Buddhist Council of NSW website http://www.buddhistcouncil.org/sre-program/
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 to reinforce concepts covered in class (activities could include reading, private study or completing homework).
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.