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Irrawang High School

Irrawang High School

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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.

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.

Religious Education at Irrawang High School

A feature of the public education system in NSW is the opportunity to provide education in ethics, faith and morality from a religious or non-religious perspective at the choice of parents.

At Irrawang High School SRE is delivered by Raymond Terrace Christian Education SRE board. SRE takes place in Years 7 and 8 for 1 period a fortnight within the timetable.

Information on the curriculum followed by the group can be found at the following link

A parent/carer may at any time notify the school in writing that they wish to change their decision. Students will continue the same arrangement as the previous year, unless a parent/carer has requested a change in writing.

For more information about Special Religious Education (SRE) and Special Education in Ethics (SEE), including the list of approved providers, please visit (DoE religion and ethics link).

If your preferred SRE or SEE option is not available please contact the approved provider.