Wallsend Public School

Knowledge is Power

Telephone02 4955 9415

Emailwallsend-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.

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 enrol or withdraw your child from special religious education, sometimes known as scripture. For more information, visit (NSW Religion and Ethics)

 

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 in writing.

 

At Wallsend Public School, SRE is delivered regularly on Thursdays.

 

The following SRE classes are offered at Wallsend Public School:

Interdenominational/Christian SRE.

 

All persons involved in SRE regardless of their role, are authorised by the Baptist Union of NSW (Baptist SRE Website). Every person who is authorised by the Baptist Union has the following:

  • A cleared and verified Working With Children Check (WWCC) Number
  • Child Protection Training
  • Initial and Ongoing Training which includes SRE specific, child protection and classroom management
  • A letter of authorisation addressed to the school

 

More information about Interdenominational/Christian SRE authorised curriculum, GodSpace, including the scope and sequence, please visit the GodSpace website (GodSpace Curriculum).

 

During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in Values Education.