Canterbury South Public School

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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 Canterbury South Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on a Thursday.  SRE/SEE is held over different times for different years: from 9.30am for K-2 students and from 10.00am for Years 3-6 students.

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 to the school Office, in writing.

The following SRE/SEE classes are offered at Canterbury South Public School:

  • Catholic SRE, provided by St Mel's Catholic Church, Campsie
  • Anglican SRE, provided by St Paul's Anglican Church, Canterbury.
  • Islamic SRE, provided by Islamic Religious Special Education, Bankstown.
  • Greek Orthodox SRE, provided by Greek Archdiocese, Redfern.
  • Special Education in Ethics SEE, provided by Primary Ethics. 

During the time that SRE/SEE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate clssrooms and will participate in meaningful activities, (E.g. 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.