Murwillumbah High School

Inspiring every student every day

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Emailmurwillumb-h.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 Murwillumbah High School, SRE is delivered every Wednesday from 9.00am to 9.30am.

During the enrolment process, 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 should be given to the Murwillumbah High School Administration Office in writing.

The following SRE classes are offered at Murwillumbah High School:

Baptist Union NSW, Uniting Church NSW, Anglican Diocese of Grafton, Conxions Church - The International Network of Churches, Presbyterian Church NSW and Seventh-Day Adventist Church. 

Christian SRE is provided by SRE teachers from different Christian denominations and churches. The approved providers in this combined arrangement are Baptist Union NSW, Uniting Church NSW, Anglican Diocese of Grafton, Conxions Church - The International Network of Churches, Presbyterian Church NSW and Seventh-Day Adventist Church. 

All Christian SRE teachers are authorised and trained by an approved provider.

SRE teacher is authorised by the Baptist Union NSW.

The Christian SRE curriculum is THINK FAITH and is authorised by Anglican Diocese of Sydney. The curriculum is based on Good News about Jesus Christ and learning the key elements of our Christian life and culture.

Please find the link here to the scope and sequence. https://whysre.com.au/images/files/Think_Faith_Scope_And_Sequence.pdf

Christian SRE engages students in conversations as they question life, explore values and discover faith.

Junior Youth Spiritual Education Program is provided by Baha'i Council for South Eastern Australia. More information about Junior Youth Spiritual Education Program, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Baha'i Council for South Eastern Australia website www.bahai.org.au

During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending will be appropriately supervised.