Special Religious Education (SRE)

Forest Alliance is an approved provider of Special Religious Education in NSW schools (SRE). We ensure that all our teachers are properly trained to provide age-appropriate lessons to school-aged children through the following application and ongoing compliance process:

  • Completion of application form.

  • Current WWCC (Working With Children Check).

  • Complete ‘Creating Safe Spaces’ training program (provided by Baptist churches of NSW & ACT) every three years.

  • Complete SRE basic training before commencing any teaching:

  • SRE training procedures, responsibilities, duty of care, code of conduct, authorised curriculum, classroom behaviour management.

  • Awareness of the Department of Education code of conduct.

  • Statement of core values.

  • Social media policy.

  • Complete SRE refresher course every three years.

  • Ongoing teacher feedback review process.

  • Use only our approved SRE curriculum provided by Youthworks and FACE (Forest Association for Christian Education )

  • if you have a complaint regarding our SRE provision, you can find our complaint procedure here and complaint form here.