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Peakhurst Campus

Peakhurst Campus

Georges River College

Telephone02 9153 9966

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

Special Religious Education

Special Religious Education (SRE): Combined Christian SRE

At GRC Peakhurst Campus, Christian SRE is provided by SRE teachers representing different Christian denominations and churches in the Peakhurst area. The approved providers in this combined arrangement are:

1. Baptist Union of Australia

2. Anglican Diocese of Sydney

3. Uniting Church of Australia

4. Australian Christian Churches

The approved providers listed above have agreed that an authorised Christian SRE curriculum provided by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney is delivered by authorised and qualified SRE Teachers -  Mr John Delizio and Mr Stephen Bell. They teach from a well resourced, engaging and thorough curriculum ‘Think Faith’ which can be accessed through the following website: https://whysre.com.au

At GRC Peakhurst Campus, Special Religious Education is delivered to students in a timetabled classroom lesson 1 hour per fortnight.

Students who do not participate in timetabled Special Religious Education (SRE) lessons will be provided with supervised alternate meaningful activities by a member of staff. This could include the option to read privately, study or complete homework. Students are not permitted to participate in lessons in the school curriculum or other extra curricular activities during this time.

SRE teachers at the Peakhurst Campus are appropriately authorized by their respective SRE provider according to the Department of Education Guidelines, have SRE accreditation training and have met all the relevant requirements under the Child Protection Act and Child Protection Regulations.

 If you have any questions or queries relating to Special Religious Education, please contact the school on 91539966.

SRE Participation Letter - New Enrolments