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 Clemton Park we have the following Special Religious Education Classes every Tuesday
2:00 - 2:30pm Kindergarten - Year 2
2:30 - 3:00pm Years 3 - 6
Anglican, Presbyterian, Baptist and Uniting
The Anglican Diocese of Sydney welcomes the opportunity afforded to deliver quality Special Religious Education in Government primary and secondary schools, to students whose parents identify with the faith or have expressed a desire for their child to receive a Christian faith education.
More information @ CEP curriculum overview (whysre.com.au)
Catholic SRE ‘Scripture’ classes are provided by the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. For more information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence.
More information @ Education - Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney (sydneycatholic.org)
Complements the general education of Greek Orthodox children. Scripture classes focus on an Orthodox way of life and identity.
More information @ NSW Scripture Classes – Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
The program is designed to teach Muslim students the basics of Islam, emphasises on social cohesion and is provided to all Muslims students, regardless of their sectarian groupings. The aim of the program is to teach students to love, learn and implement Islam as upright Australian citizens.
More information @ Islamic Scripture – ICPA Australia
Volunteer ethics teachers use detailed lesson materials to deliver a curriculum of 79 topics. Most topics are designed to address particular ethical issues but a number are skill-focused and explicitly teach core critical thinking skills and encourage collaborative inquiry.
More information @ Our Curriculum – Ethics education for children (primaryethics.com.au)