Lakemba 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.

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. 

At Lakemba Public School students who do not attend a scripture class are provided with meaningful activities during the time the other students attend a scripture class. Meaningful activities include things like completing worksheets to practice previously learnt skills such as reading, research, spelling and mathematics timetables or number facts.

Special religious education classes available at Lakemba Public School during 2019 are:



Students are organised into groups based on their Stage of learning:

Scripture is timetabled from 11.45am to 12.30pm most Tuesdays. The Stage undertaking Scripture is dependant on the availabililty of Scripture teachers.