Dee Why Public School

A school of excellence, innovation, opportunity and harmony

Telephone02 9971 8635

Emaildeewhy-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Religion and ethics

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 Dee Why Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Thursday from 9.10am - 11.00am.

On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE and SEE 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 where, in writing.

The following approved providor SRE classes are offered at Dee Why Public School:

  • Catholic
  • Combined Christian
  • Islamic
  • Orthodox
  • Tibetan Buddhism

SEE can 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, such as reading, private study or completing homework.