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 Cronulla Public School, our Special Religious Education (SRE) classes are held for 30 minutes on Wednesdays. Special Religious Education classes K-6 are: Catholic and Combined Protestant.
On enrolment parents/carers are 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 school in writing.
The following SRE classes are offered at Cronulla Public School:
Catholic SRE is provided by the Catholic Diocese of Sydney.
For more information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Diocese of Sydney website – sydneycatholic.org
Combined Protestant SRE is provided by the combination of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, the Baptist Union of NSW, the Churches of Christ NSW, the Fellowship of Congregational Churches and the Australian Christian Churches. The Combined Protestant SRE use the Anglican curriculum.
For further information about the combined protestant SRE providers, please visit:
For further information about the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the sydneyanglicans.net/news website.