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.
Special Religious Education (SRE) & Special Education in Ethics (SEE)
At Normanhurst West Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Thursdays from 10.30-11.00am.
On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE and SEE participation letter to complete and return. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE/SEE should be given in writing to the school office.
The following SRE classes are offered at Normanhurst West Public School:
Combined Protestant SRE is provided jointly by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney and the Baptist Union of NSW. For information about Combined Protestant SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Anglican SRE website.
Catholic SRE is provided by the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay. For information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay website.
Hindu SRE is provided by the Vishva Hindu Parishad of Australia Inc. For information about Hindu SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Vishva Hindu Parishad of Australia Inc. website.
SEE is provided by Primary Ethics. For more information about SEE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Primary Ethics website.
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 which may include reading and drawing.