Forbes Public School

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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. 

Religious education

In the state system, the principal can provide in the school timetable for religious education in accordance with the agreed syllabus for those classes for which accredited instructors are available. Students who are not to be involved in these classes must have a letter written to the principal stating the case.