Lakemba Public School

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Religion and ethics

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.

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.