Newtown High School of the Performing Arts

Excellence, Creativity & Equity

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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. 

Anglican Christian SRE is provided by teachers who are authorised and trained by the Anglican Diocese of Sydney. The curriculum can be viewed at

The following option is now available at Newtown High School of the Performing Arts:

Anglican Christian SRE (to be held on Thursday afternoons 2.21pm-3.10pm). Please complete and return the participation letter to the school, if you wish your child to attend.


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