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 FairvalePublic School, Special Religious Education (SRE) is delivered on Mondays over different times for different years: 1:30-2:00for K-2, 2:00-2:30 for stage 2 and from 2:30-3:00 for stage 3 students.
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/SEE should be given to the Principal, in writing.
Students who withdraw from SRE and do not attend, will participate in lessons designed around student wellbeing and fitness.
The following SRE classes are offered at Fairvale Public School:
Catholic SRE is provided by Catholic Diocese of Sydney. For more information about catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Diocese of Sydneywebsite.
Islamic SRE is provided by Islamic Council. For more information about Islamic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Islamic Charity Projects Association website.
Anglican SRE is provided by Anglican Youthworks. For more information about Anglican SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Youthworks SRE website.