Carlton Public School

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Religion and ethics

At Carlton Public School, Special Religious Education (SRE) and Special Education in Ethics (SEE) is delivered on Friday from 2:00- 3:00pm

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 or emailed to

The following SRE classes are offered at Carlton Public School:

Anglican provided by the Anglican Archdiocese of Sydney

Catholic provided by The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney

Greek Orthodox provided by The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia     

Islamic Scripture Provided by Al-jaafaria Society Arncliffe

Church of the Living God Provided by The Church of the Living God Hurstville

Ethics Classes provided by Primary Ethics

Buddhism provided by the Buddhist Council of NSW

Macedonian Orthodox Macedonian Orthodox Church of Australia and New Zealand

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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 such as personal reading, whole group story book sharing or quiet revision.

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.