Hilltop Road Public School

Learn to Live

Telephone02 9635 7722

Emailhilltoprd-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 Hilltop Road Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Wednesday from 11.15-11.45am for K-2 students, 11.45am-12.15pm for Stage 2 students and from 12.15-12.45pm for Stage 3 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 the school office, in writing.

The following SRE classes are offered at Hilltop Road Public School:

Combined Christian SRE is provided by Holroyd Combined Churches Special Religious Education. For more information about Combined Christian SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Holroyd Combined Churches Special Religious Education website.

Catholic SRE is provided by the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta. For more information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta website.

Islamic SRE is provided by Auburn and Parramatta Islamic Special Religious Education. For more information about name Islamic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Islamic Special Religious Educaiton website.

During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities such as reading and viewing texts.