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 Fairvale High School, SRE is delivered throughout the week during literacy lessons and study periods. Students not attending SRE are timetabled into supervised literacy lessons and study periods. Please note that students not enrolled in SRE do not receive additional curriculum delivery time.
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 SRE Co-ordinator Ms Hsiao, in writing.
The following SRE classes are offered at Fairvale High School:
Christian Combined SRE is provided by Anglican Diocese of Sydney, Baptist Union of NSW and Smithfield Baptist Church. More information about Christian Combined SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Smithfield Baptist Church website.