Marayong 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.

Marayong South Public School offers special religious education (SRE), also known as 'School Scripture'. 

Research has shown that SRE contributes to students’ wholistic education as it nurtures their spiritual wellbeing. For more information about the SRE curriculum visit

School scripture times

Scripture lessons are held each Tuesday before and after recess:

> 10:30am - 11:00am for Kindergarten to Year 2 students

> 11:30am-12:00pm for Year 3 to Year 6 students.

Students who elect not to participate in SRE will be supervised by a classroom teacher during this time.

How do I enrol my child in scripture?

When you enrol your child at school you will be given the SRE participation letter to complete and return.

If you wish to make changes to your child's current enrolment in SRE, please notify the office in writing.

Special religious education providers


The Anglican Diocese of Sydney provides education in Christian beliefs and practices for children of families from various Christian denominations and churches.

Anglican SRE teachers at this school are authorised and trained by the following approved SRE providers. Please visit the Anglican Special Religious Education website.

Each lesson has been developed to be taught in an age-appropriate manner. Lesson activities are fun and inclusive, and give children the opportunity to critically explore and deepen their faith, pray, and reflect.


Catholic SRE is provided by the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta. For information on the scope and sequence of the content taught, please visit the Sydney Catholic Diocese website.


Islamic SRE is provided by the Islamic Council of NSW. More information about Islamic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Islamic Special Religious Education website.


Sikh is provided by by the Australian Sikh association. More information about Sikh SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Sikh Special Religious Education website.