Lansvale Public School

Loyalty, Perseverance, Service

Telephone02 9724 5252

Emaillansvale-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 Lansvale Public School, SRE is delivered on Thursday at 9.10-9.40am for Years 3-6 students and from 9.40-10.10 am for Years 1-2 students. Kindergarten do not participate in Religious Instruction.

The following SRE classes are offered at Lansvale Public School:

Catholic SRE is provided by the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. For more information about Catholic SRE, please visit https://www.sydneycatholic.org/ . For information including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney website https://ccd.sydneycatholic.org/publications/curriculum-overview/.

Anglican SRE is provided by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney. For more information about Anglican SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Anglican Diocese of Sydney website  is https://whysre.com.au/sre-curriculum/cep-curriculum-overview

 Buddhist SRE is provided by the HWA Tsang Monastery. The Hwa Tsang Monastery has been accredited to provide Special Religious Education (SRE) to Primary and High School for the NSW Department of Education since 1997.

For more information about Buddhist SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the HTM Buddhist Studies Syllabus website.

website is http://www.htm.org.au/index.php/en/education/religious-studies-and-sre

 During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in a range of meaningful activities, but will not be taught new class content.