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St Ives High School

St Ives High School

Respect Perseverance Growth

Telephone02 9144 1689

Emailstives-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Scripture classes

At St Ives High School, the following SRE classes are offered:

1. Protestant SRE provided by St Ives Christ Church who belong to the Anglican Diocese of Sydney. For more information about Protestant SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Anglican Diocese of Sydney website https://whysre.com.au/.

Protestant scripture is offered for 40 minutes each fortnightly cycle.

2. Catholic SRE is provided by the Corpus Christi Parish, St Ives, who belong to the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay. For more information about Catholic SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay website www.bbcatholic.org.au/CCD

Catholic scripture is offered for 55 minutes each term.

3. Baha’i SRE is provided by The Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Ku-ring-gai who belong to the Baha’i Council. For more information about Baha’i SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Baha’i Council website http://bahai.org.au/index.php/what-bahais-do/building-vibrant-communities/spiritual-education-children/bahai-classes-in-state-schools/.

Baha’i  scripture is offered for 55 minutes each term.

4. Jewish SRE is provided by the NSW Board of Jewish Education (BJE). For more information about Jewish SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the BJE website at https://bje.org.au/program/scripture/

Jewish scripture is offered for 55 minutes each term.

5. Buddhist SRE is provided by the Buddhist Council of NSW. For more information about Buddhist SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Buddhist Council of NSW website http://www.buddhistcouncil.org/sre-program/

Buddhist scripture is offered for 55 minutes each term.

During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending SRE will be supervised in their classrooms and will participate in meaningful activities including reading, private study or completing homework.

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 in writing to the school office.