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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.

Parkes High School Scripture

Christian SRE (Combined Churches) classes involve open discussion and interactive learning based on the authorised curriculum, Think Faith. The goal of these classes (known as Special Religious Education is to provide students with opportunities to explore the bigger questions of life and gain a basic understanding of Christian beliefs and study contemporary issues related to the Christian faith. Students will also develop the critical literacy skills required to make informed decisions about the Christian faith for themselves. Local Christian Churches (Collectively PACE) employ a teacher at the school to teacher Christian (Combined Churches) SRE in Fortnightly classes for students in years 7-9.

SRE Christian (combined churches) Teacher: David Hayward

Mr Hayward’s employers are the local Christian churches as outlined above.


Information about the SRE curriculum:

Name: Think Faith

Further information:

Approved by: The Baptist Union of NSW