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.
Special Religious Education (SRE) at NBSC Manly Campus
At NBSC Manly Campus SRE is delivered for students in year 7-10. On enrolment parents / guardians are given an SRE participation letter to complete and return to school. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child’s enrolment in SRE should be given to the school office in writing.
The following SRE classes are offered at NBSC Manly Campus:
Catholic SRE - provided by the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay. More information about Catholic SRE, with syllabus including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence is available at Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay.
Protestant Christian SRE - provided by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, Think Faith. More information about Protestant Christian SRE and an outline of the curriculum is available at Think Faith.
During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending will be locate in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities such as reading, private study or completing homework.