NSW schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics. Approved providers deliver these, where available.
Special Religious Education
Special Religious Education SRE (more commonly referred to as Scripture) at Bulli High School is delivered by The Northern Illawarra Combined Churches Christian Education Board). Participating churches are: Austinmer/Thirroul Anglican, Austinmer Uniting, Bulli Anglican, Bulli Uniting, Corrimal Community Baptist Church, Corrimal Uniting, C3 Thirroul, HOPE Church Helensburgh, Woonona Baptist, Woonona Presbyterian, Wollongong Christian Reformed and Apostolic Church Australia.
Mrs Leanne Begg is the SRE teacher, supported by approved volunteers from local churches.
Eight lessons each year are offered in Terms 1 and 2 for Years 7 & 9 and Terms 3 and 4 for Years 8 & 10. Two lessons annually in Term 1 for Years 11 and 12. Year 7-10 lessons are delivered to class groups while the Year 11-12 sessions are delivered in the form of seminars in the school hall for all participating students.
Students who do not participate in Scripture will remain with their regular teacher and undertake alternative meaningful activities in class.
Detailed information about the SRE curriculum followed by the SRE teachers at Bulli High School may be found at:
This Program was developed by Youthworks, Anglican Church, Sydney Diocese.
Parents who wish to discuss SRE at Bulli High School should make contact with Mr Chris Neave, Deputy Principal.
Write to the school if you wish to withdraw your child from special religious education, sometimes known as scripture. Special education in ethics is an option for your primary-age child if you withdraw them from special religious education. For more information, visit Religion and Ethics.