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 Cessnock West Public School, SRE is delivered on Wednesdays from 2:30-3pm to students in Stage 1 and Stage 3.
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/SEE should be given to the school office, in writing.
The following SRE classes are offered at Cessnock West Public School:
Combined Christian SRE is provided by Baptist Union of NSW & ACT. For more information about Combined Christian SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit https://godspace.org.au/curriculum/
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 including reading, private study or completing homework.