Martin's Gully Public School

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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 Martin's Gully Public School, Special Religous Education (SRE) is delivered on Monday from 1:55pm to 2:25pm for Years K-2 students, and from 2:25pm to 2:55pm for Years 3-6 students.

On enrolment, parents/carers will be given the SRE participation form to complete and return. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE should be given to the office, in writing.

The following SRE classes are currently offered at Martin's Gully Public School:

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

Christian SRE is provided by the Presbyterian Church of Australia, the Anglican Diocese of Armidale, Churches of Christ in NSW (Fresh  Hope) and Baptist Union of NSW/ACT. For more information about Christian SRE, including th authorised curriculum scope and sequence, plese visit the Connect - CEP website:

During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending either of these classes, will be in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities, such as reading, private study or completing homework.