Strathfield Girls High School

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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 Strathfield Girls High School, SRE is delivered on Wednesdays, between 8:45am to 9:15am, for Years 7 to 12.

On enrolment, parents/carers will be given the SRE Note to complete and return. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a student's enrolment in SRE should be given in writing to the principal, either in a letter or using the above SRE participation letter template.

The following SRE classes are offered at Strathfield Girls High School:

  • Catholic SRE For more information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit Catholic Diocese of Sydney
  • Islamic Scripture – is provided by the Australian Islamic Education Services. For more information about AIES (Australian Islamic Education Services), including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit Australian Islamic Education Services
  • Protestant SRE is provided by a combination of providers including Anglican Diocese of Sydney, Baptist Union of NSW, Australian Christin Churches, Presbyterian Church of Australia in NSW, The Salvation Army, Uniting Church in Australia (NSW&ACT Synod). For more information about Protestant SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit: Anglican Diocese of SydneyAustralian Christian ChurchesBaptist Union of NSWPresbyterian Church of Australia (NSW).

During the time that SRE classes are held, students not attending will be in a separate space (roll call room) and will participate in private study (with their roll call teacher).