Brighton-Le-Sands 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.

SRE & SEE at Brighton-Le-Sands Public School

At Brighton-Le-Sands Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Friday. 

Classes for students in Years 3 - 6 run from 1:10pm - 1:40pm and classes for K-2 students run from 2:05pm  - 2:35pm.  

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 Change Form should be given to the school office staff, in writing.

Students not attending SRE or SEE are supervised in a separate space. These students are free to choose alternative, meaningful activities, include reading, drawing, private study or homework completion.


SRE/SEE Options

The following options are available at Brighton-Le-Sands Public School.

  • Catholic SRE is provided by the parish of St Thomas More, Brighton-Le-Sands. More information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, is found on the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney website.
  • Orthodox SRE is provided by the Greek Orthodox Parish and Community of Kogarah. More information about Greek Orthodox SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, is found on the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia website..
  • Protestant SRE is provided by teachers who are authorised and trained by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney. The curriculum can be viewed at
  • Muslim SRE is provided by the approved scripture provider, the Al-Jaafaria Shia Islamic Centre. More information can be found on the Al-Jaafaria website.
  • SEE is provided by Primary Ethics. For more information about SEE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Primary Ethics website