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Prairiewood High School

Prairiewood High School

Per Ardua - Through Striving

Telephone02 9725 5444

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 Prairiewood High School, SRE  is delivered on Tuesdays during Period 5 for one hour every two weeks. Students not attending SRE are timetabled into supervised study periods. Please note that students not enrolled in SRE do not receive additional curriculum delivery time.

On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE participation letter to complete and return. After the initial enrolment, notification of changes to a child's enrolment in SRE should be given to the Deputy Principal, in writing.

The following SRE classes are offered at Prairiewood High School:

Catholic SRE is provided by the Diocese of Sydney. For more information please visit the Diocese of Sydney website

Christian Combined SRE is provided by  Anglican Diocese of Sydney, Baptist Union of NSW and Smithfield Baptist Church. More information about Christian Combined SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the  Smithfield Baptist Church website


Islamic SRE is provided by the Islamic Charity Projects Association.  More information about Islamic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Islamic Charity Projects Association website