NSW schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics. Approved providers deliver these, where available.
At Newcastle East Public School, SRE and SEE are delivered on Friday from 1.45-2.45pm. On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE and SEE participation letter to complete and return.
SRE is provided by Newcastle SRE Board. More information about Newcastle SRE Board, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the name of approved provider website https://www.newcastlecitysre.com
SEE is provided by Primary Ethics. For more information about SEE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Primary Ethics website www.primaryethics.com.au
During the time that SRE/SEE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities these 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.