Department of Education information on Religious and Ethics (click to access)
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.
At Tullimbar Public School, SRE is delivered on Wednesday’s from 11.10 -11:45 am.
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 front office, in writing.
The following SRE classes are offered at Tullimbar Public School - Combined, Catholic and non-scripture. All SRE teachers are authorised and trained by an approved provider.
Combined SRE is provided by SRE teachers from different Christian denominations and churches (Christian, Uniting Church, Presbyterian and Anglican). Approved providers are from Park Rail Anglican Church - Their website can be accessed via the following link: Park Rail Anglican
Catholic SRE is delivered at our school by authorised providers from St Pauls Catholic Parish, Albion Park. Information about the Parish can be found at the following link: St Paul's Catholic Church Albion Park
During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending ("non-scripture") will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities such as reading, private study or completing homework.
For any changes - please print the form, fill in and return to Tullimbar Public School office - thank you.