Caringbah High School

A selective and coeducational high school, providing a quality, innovative and nurturing education.

Telephone02 9524 3859

Emailcaringbah-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.

Special Religious Education (SRE)

At Caringbah High School, SRE is delivered on a Thursday from 11:05am throughout Terms 1-4 for Years 7-10 by approved providers. A list of Department approved providers can be found at:

https://education.nsw.gov.au/teaching-and-learning/curriculum/learning-across-the-curriculum/religion-and-ethics/approved-sre-providers

Each Year 7 group in Term 3 will be given an SRE participation letter in which parents can nominate their child’s participation. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE should be given to the school office, in writing.

The following SRE classes are offered at name Caringbah High School:

Christian SRE

Christian SRE is provided by SRE teachers from different Christian denominations and churches. The approved providers in this combined arrangement are the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, C3 Church Australia, Presbyterian Church of Australia. All Christian SRE teachers are authorised and trained by an approved provider. The authorised curriculum is provided by Think Faith.

Catholic SRE

Catholic SRE is provided by the Our Lady of Fatima Parish Caringbah. All Catholic SRE teachers are authorised and trained by the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney. The authorised curriculum is provided by Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney.

Greek Orthodox SRE

Greek Orthodox SRE is provided by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia. All Greek Orthodox SRE teachers are authorised and trained by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia. The authorised curriculum is provided by Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.

During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in Non-Scripture.