Mount St Thomas Public School

Facing the Future Together

Telephone02 4229 2192

Emailmtstthomas-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 Mount St Thomas Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Wednesday. The time for K-2 students is 1:40-2:20 and from 2:20-3:00 for Years 3-6 students.

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 SRE classes are offered at Mount St Thomas Public School:

  • Catholic SRE is provided by the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong. For more information, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong website.
  • Combined Christian SRE
  • Greek Orthodox SRE
  • Special Education in Ethics (SEE)

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.