Bankstown Public School

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Telephone02 9796 2120

Religion and ethics

NSW schools offer special religious education and special education in ethics. Approved providers deliver these, where available.

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.

Scripture and Non-Scripture at Bankstown Public School

Bankstown Public School offers a range of Scripture classes for students, each Wednesday morning. All Scripture teachers hold a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) and Scripture classes are supervised by school staff.

Families are welcome to indicate a preference for their child/children not to attend Scripture classes, on their school enrolment form. These students attend non-Scripture classes and are supervised by school staff.

For more information about each Scripture option, please read:

Muslim Scripture

Provider is the Islamic Council of NSW.

Islamic Special Religious Education
2/14 French Avenue
Bankstown NSW 2200

Visit their website for the Muslim scripture curriculum information

Buddhist Scripture

Provider is the Buddhist Council of NSW.

Visit their website for the Buddist scripture curriculum information.

Greek Orthodox Scripture

Provider is the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.

St Euphemia
6-12 East Terrace
Bankstown NSW 2200

Visit their website for the Greek orthodox scripture curriculum information.

Baptist Scripture

Provider is the BLAST Scripture Team.

Padstow Baptist Church

Visit their website for the Baptist scripture curriculum information.

Catholic Scripture

Provider is the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney

St Brendan’s Catholic Church
54 Northam Avenue
Bankstown NSW 2200

Visit their website for the Catholic scripture curriculum information.