Penrose Public School

Encourages confidence, responsibility, awareness and adventure.

Telephone02 4884 4238

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 Penrose Public School, SRE is delivered on Wednesdays from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm.

On enrolment parents/carers will be given the SRE participation letter to complete and return. 

The following SRE class is offered at Penrose Public School:

Anglican SRE, which is provided by the Anglican Parish of Sutton Forest.

For more information about the authorised curriculum scope and sequence, please visit

During the time that the SRE class is being held, students not attending will be located in a separate space and will participate in meaningful activities such as reading, comprehension, and developing touch typing skills.