Merimbula Public School

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Religion and ethics

NSW schools offer special religious education. Approved providers deliver these, where 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 updating your preference in writing to the school via email to
  • Visit the department’s website for more information about religion and ethics


The following SRE classes are offered at  Merimbula Public School:

  • Years K-2 Christian SRE is provided by The Salvation Army NSW/ACT Division.
  • Years 3-6 Christian / Anglican SRE is provided by the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn

The Christian SRE curriculum is based on Good News about Jesus Christ and learning the key elements of our Christian life and culture. Christian SRE engages students in conversations as they question life, explore values and discover faith.

More information about Christian / Anglican SRE, including the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit the approved provider website.

During the time that SRE classes are being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities name activities (activities could include reading, private study or completing homework).