Millthorpe Public School

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Religion and ethics

NSW public schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics, delivered by approved providers wherever available.

During enrolment, you can choose a special religious education option for your child from the school’s available approved providers. You can withdraw your child from special religious education by selecting alternative meaningful activities, or special education in ethics if it’s available.

You can update your preference by writing to the school or through the online form available at participating schools.
Visit the department’s website for more information about religion and ethics. 

At Millthorpe Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Thursday,  12:05pm to 12:45pm for K-2 students and from 11:25am to 12:05pm for Years 3-6 students.

On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE and SEE participation note to complete and return. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE/SEE should be given to the front office staff, in writing.

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

Combined Christian SRE is provided by the Anglican Diocese of Bathurst, Uniting Church in Australia and Baptist Union of NSW. More information about combined Christian SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, can be found on the provider websites.

SEE is provided by Primary Ethics. For more information about SEE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Primary Ethics website.

During the time that SRE/SEE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities name activities (activities could include reading, private study or completing homework).