Cronulla South Public 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 Cronulla South Public School, our Special Religious Education (SRE) classes are held for 30 minutes on Tuesdays. Special Religious Education classes K-6 are: Catholic and Combined Protestant.

On enrolment parents/carers are given the SRE participation letter to complete and return.

After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child’s enrolment in SRE should be given to the school in writing or via the online form.

The following SRE classes are offered at Cronulla South Public School:

Catholic SRE is provided by the Catholic Diocese of Sydney.

For more information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Diocese of Sydney website –

Combined Protestant SRE is provided by St Andrew's, Cronulla as part of the combination of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, the Baptist Union of NSW, the Churches of Christ NSW, the Fellowship of Congregational Churches and the Australian Christian Churches. The Combined Protestant SRE use the Anglican curriculum.

For further information about the combined protestant SRE providers, please visit:

For further information about the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the  website.

SEE programs at Cronulla South Public School

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 which could include reading.