NSW schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics. Approved providers deliver these, where available.
At John Palmer Public School SRE is delivered on Thursdays at 2:00-2:30pm for students in Year K-2 and at 2:30-3:00pm for students in Year 3-6.
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 office in writing.
The following classes are offered at John Palmer Public School:
Christian SRE is provided by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney- Stanhope Anglican Church. For more information about Christian SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit https://cepconnect.com.au/curriculum.
Catholic SRE is provided by Catholic Diocese of Parramatta, St John XXIII Parish, Stanhope Gardens. For more information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit https://parracatholic.org/ccd-home/ .
Islamic SRE is provided by the Islamic Council of NSW, Greenacre. For more information about Islamic SRE, including the approved curriculum scope and sequence please visit, https://www.isre.org.au/scope-k-6/.
Sikh SRE is provided by the Australian Sikh Association, Glenwood. For more information about Sikh SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit https://www.asaltd.org.au.
Write to the school if you wish to withdraw your child from special religious education. 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.