Tower Street Public School

By Effort

Telephone02 9773 6017

Emailtowerst-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Religion and ethics

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 Tower Street Public School, SRE is delivered on Wednesday from 11.30-12.05pm

On enrolment parents/carers will be 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 school office, in writing.

The following SRE classes are offered at Tower Street Public School:

Catholic SRE is provided by Catholic Diocese of Sydney. More information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Diocese of Sydney website https://www.sydneycatholic.org/education/#scripture   

Christian (Protestant) SRE is provided by SRE teachers from different Christian denominations and churches. The approved providers in this combined arrangement are Presbyterian Church of Australia (NSW) and the Anglican Diocese of Sydney. All Christian SRE teachers are authorised and trained by an approved provider. More information about Christian (Protestant) SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Presbyterian Church of Australia (NSW) http://pynsw.org.au/sre/ and Anglican Diocese of Sydney https://whysre.com.au/ and http://cepconnect.com.au websites.

Islamic SRE is provided by Islamic Charity Projects Association. More information about Islamic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Islamic Charity Projects Association website https://www.icpa.org.au/services/150-scripture

Orthodox SRE is provided by Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Sydney. More information about Orthodox SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Sydney website http://www.greekorthodox.org.au/?page_id=3854

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.