Manning Gardens 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. 

NSW schools offer Special Religious Education (SRE) and special Education in Ethics (SEE). Approved providers deliver these, where avaliable.

At Manning Gardens Public School, there are no Special Education in Ethics (SEE) approved providers avaliable. Special Regigiious Education (SRE) is delivered on Tuesday's from 2.05pm for kindergarten to year 6 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 should be given to Manning Gardens Public School office, in writing.

During the time SRE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a seoerate space and will participate in meaningful activities.

Special Religious Education (SRE): Combined  Christian SRE

Christian SRE is provide by SRE Teachers from different Christian denominations and churches. The approved providers in this combined arrangement are:

Baptist Association of NSW

Seven Day Adventist NSW

All Christian SRE teachers are authorised and trained by an approved provider.