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Glenmore Road Public School

Glenmore Road Public School

Vitai Lampada, The Torch of Life

Telephone02 9360 4880

Religion and ethics

NSW public schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics, delivered by approved providers wherever available.

During enrolment, you can choose a special religious education option for your child from the school’s available approved providers. You can withdraw your child from special religious education by selecting alternative meaningful activities, or special education in ethics if it’s available.

You can update your preference by writing to the school or through the online form available at participating schools.
Visit the department’s website for more information about religion and ethics. 

At Glenmore Road Public School we offer both Special Ethics Education (SEE) and Special Religious Education (SRE). If you wish your child to participate in either of these programs they need written permission from a parent or guardian. Both SRE and SEE are taught by authorised teachers with government approved curriculum.

SRE and SEE is delivered on Thursday, from 9.30 - 10am for students in K - 6. 

On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE and SEE participation letter to complete and return. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child’s enrolment in SRE/SEE should be made by contacting the School Office. 

The following SRE classes are offered at Glenmore Road Public School:


  • Catholic
  • Anglican
  • Jewish
  • Buddhism (Yr 3-6)  


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 supervised in a classroom and can read, colour-in or play quietly. This is referred to as Non-Scripture class.