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Religion and ethics

NSW public schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics, delivered by approved providers wherever available.

Special Religious Education (SRE): Combined Christian SRE

Christian SRE at Toronto Public School is provided by SRE teachers from different Christian denominations and churches. The approved providers in this combined arrangement are Baptist Union of NSW . All Christian SRE teachers are authorised and trained by an approved provider.

The Christian SRE curriculum is authorised by Baptist Union of NSW. The curriculum is based on Good News about Jesus Christ and learning the key elements of our Christian life and culture and can be found at  Christian SRE engages students in conversations as they question life, explore values and discover faith.

Special religious education takes place every Monday for a half hour duration. Depending on indicated written preference students participate in SRE with their stage, or in supervised well meaningful activities. Alternate activities include revision of key concepts, such as partnered reading, numeracy revision or homework/independent study time. 

During enrolment, you can choose a special religious education option for your child from the school’s available approved providers. You can withdraw your child from special religious education by selecting alternative meaningful activities, or special education in ethics if it’s available.

You can update your preference by writing to the school or through the online form available at participating schools.
Visit the department’s website for more information about religion and ethics.