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Parent Notice for Religious Instruction in School Hours

Religious Instruction is offered and is conducted on Tuesday between 2:00pm and 3:00pm for a period of 30 minutes per class. The faith group/s that provide/s religious instructors to deliver an authorized program is/are:

Cooperative program from Uniting Church/Anglican using Christian Education program Connect Curriculum.

Single program from Buddhist using Buddhist Education Servicesfor Schools Syllabus.

Parents of children participating in these programs will be advised if a faith group requires funds to cover the expense of materials used in Religious Instruction.

Students are allocated to Religious Instruction based on information provided by parents on the completed Application for Student Enrolment unless other written instructions have been provided to the school. Prep students do not participate in Religious Instruction. This information remains operational unless the parent informs the school otherwise in writing.

Students who are not participating in Religious Instruction will be provided with other instruction in a separate supervised location. Other instruction must relate to part of a subject area already covered in class.

Parents will be advised of any changes to the Religious Instruction program to ensure they are able to make an informed decision of their child's participation. You may change arrangements at any time by notifying the principal in writing.

http://education.qld.gov.au/schools/school-operations/ri-policy-statement.html