Merewether Heights Public School

Strive and Serve

Telephone02 4963 3192

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 Merewether Heights Public School, SRE and SEE is delivered on Wednesday from 2.25 pm.

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

The following SRE classes are offered at Merewether Heights Public School:

Christian SRE is provided by approved combined providers. More information about SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit

SEE is provided by Primary Ethics. For more information about SEE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the Primary Ethics website .

Also available is Meditation provided by Mick Moran – Losang Dragpa Kadampa Buddhist Centre . More information is on the link

During the time that SRE/SEE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in silent reading.