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 parent nomination form (PDF 70 KB)
SRE online during COVID-19 restrictions
The Minister for Education has approved the ongoing delivery of SRE lessons during the current climate, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
Currently only Combined Christian Churches (also known as Protestant scripture) and Buddhist SRE are running at Ulladulla Public School.
Students and their families may access online lessons for Ethics SRE using the link below.
Combined Christian Churches
This includes Christian churches such as Anglican, Baptist, Uniting and Apostolic. All students are welcome regardless of church background. Lessons are based on Christian curriculum which has been approved by the department. Lessons can include stories from the Bible, songs, discussion, activity sheets, drama, games and craft.
Buddhist SRE provided by Buddhist Council of NSW. More information about Buddhist SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Buddhist council website https://www.buddhistcouncil.org/.
Primary Ethics has created a series of 20 lessons to help children practise their skills in critical thinking and ethical reasoning as they continue their mixed learning methods during term 2.
These lessons can be downloaded at no cost from primaryethics.com.au/education
Primary Ethics is an independent, not-for-profit educational organisation and the only approved provider of Special Ethics in Education to NSW public schools.
Dear Parents/ Guardians
On behalf of the Catechists of St Mary Star of the Sea Parish, it is with much disappointment and sadness that I must advise you, that due to a shortage of volunteer teachers, we are unable to proceed with Catholic SRE classes at Ulladulla Public School. This will be effective from Term 3 2022.
On behalf of Fr Michael and our catechist team, we apologise for any inconvenience or distress this notification causes. A message from the Catholic SRE Team - June 2022
Simple to follow, work from home Catholic SRE lessons are available online at the following link: www.ccdwollongong.com