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Religion and ethics

NSW schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics. Approved providers deliver these, where available.

At Lethbridge Park Public School, Special Religious Education (SRE) are delivered every Wednesday from 2pm to 2.50pm. SRE is provided for a period of one semester for each stage, each year.

On enrolment parents/carers are 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 Lethbridge Park Public School:

Catholic SRE is provided by the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta. For more information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit Catholic Diocese of Parramatta website.

Catholic SRE teachers (also known as Catechists) are authorised by the local parish and trained by the Diocese of the Catholic Church. Catholic SRE teachers engage young people in hearing the Good News about Jesus Christ and learning the key elements of our Christian life and culture.

The Catholic SRE curriculum is approved by the Bishop of the Diocese. Lessons include activities that are engaging and inclusive for students, whilst also providing them the opportunity to critically explore in depth their faith and to pray and reflect. Catholic SRE Catechists engage young people in hearing the Good News about Jesus Christ and learning the key elements of our Christian life and culture.

Combined Christian SRE is provided by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, Presbyterian Church of Australia.

Combined Christian SRE: With SRE teachers from local churches, students ask questions, explore the Bible and discover the Good News of Jesus Christ and what it means to be a Christian in our world today. Lessons are age-appropriate, fun and inclusive.

Combined Christian SRE is education in Christian beliefs and practices for children of families from various Christian denominations and churches. Combined Christian SRE teachers at this school are authorised and trained by the following approved SRE providers: Anglican Diocese of SydneyPresbyterian Church of Australia. The SRE curriculum used in this school is produced by Christian Education Publications and is approved by each SRE provider. The curriculum explores the good news about Jesus Christ found in the Bible and the depth of God’s love for people. Each lesson has been developed to be taught in an age-appropriate manner. Lessons include activities which make the lessons fun and inclusive for children and young people, and also give them the opportunity to critically explore and deepen their faith, pray, and reflect.

Research has shown that SRE contributes to students’ wholistic education as it nurtures their spiritual wellbeing. For further information, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence please visit: CEP Curriculum Overview website.

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 including reading, private study or completing homework.

For further information on SRE/SEE, please visit the Department's page Religion and ethics.