At MedowiePublic School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Thursday from 12:45pm – 1:15pm for all K-6 students. 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 given to the office, in writing.
The following SRE classes are offered at Medowie Public School:
CatholicSRE is provided by Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. More information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle website.
CombinedSRE is provided by Anglican Diocese of Newcastle. More information about Combined SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle 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. Currently, Medowie Public School cannot offer SEE due to lack of Coordinator and Instructors.
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(activities could include reading, private study or completing homework).
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.
Scripture and Ethics during COVID-19 pandemic
Scripture and Ethics lessons can be accessed at home by students/carers using the following links. Please note face-to-face scripture lessons will not resume until DoE schools are in Phase Four operational mode.