Five Dock 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 Five Dock Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Fridays

9.15am to 9.45am for K-2 students

9.45am to 10.15am for Years 3-6 students

On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE and SEE participation letter (SRE Preference) to complete and return. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE/SEE should be given to the office on the same form or in writing.

The following SRE classes are offered at Five Dock Public School:

Catholic (

Anglican (

For more information about SRE, including the authorised curruculum scope and sequence, please visit the provider websites above.

SEE is provided by Primary Ethics. For more information about SEE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Primary Ethics website (

During the time that SRE/SEE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities could include reading, private study or completing homework.