Co-ordination of SRE is done by:
- a member of the school staff is appointed to coordinator SRE at the school
- a coordinator appointed by the local churches.
Role of the Church SRE Coordinator
The revised ICCOREIS Handbook sets out the duties of the person appointed by the churches to coordinate with the school over SRE. Download the relevant chapter here. To access the rest of the Handbook click here.
Please make sure your teachers (and prospective teachers) are aware of upcoming training. Training dates and details are located on our SRE Teachers page.
If there is anything that you feel would be a useful addition to this page, please contact us.
2017 Coordinators Day
From this years 2017 Coordinators Day, here are some top tips for SRE teachers on how to be a great SRE teacher and what NOT to do to be a successful SRE teacher
As the Department of Education requires all SRE teachers to wear a nametag, Hunter SRE has free lanyards available with Christian SRE printed on them. Please contact us to get lanyards for you or your group. She suggest you insert your authorisation into the lanyard pocket.
Many coordinators attend one of the school orientation sessions, to do a presentation and to answer questions that parents may have. This helps parents to make an informed decision about enrolling their child in SRE.
An overview of SRE for parents and caregivers. Two versions are available: one for primary and one for high school. Copies can be ordered online through Christian SRE. A double sided poster is also available.
ICCOREIS has produced the following resources to explain and promote SRE to parents enrolling their children. It would be most suitable to use on Kinder Orientation days.
Orientation-Powerpoint2015 MS PowerPoint presentation to be used at Kinder orientation days/evenings (1054kB).
School Choices for SRE sets out (for parents) the various options available in their child’s school. You will need to change/add the appropriate SRE classes for YOUR school.
Letter Templates for the start of the year
Letter to classroom teacher – template for a letter from the SRE teacher to the classroom teacher at the commencement of teaching.
Letter to parents/carers – template for a letter from the SRE teacher to the parents/carers of children in their class.
Guidelines for Assemblies will help you establish good practices when preparing for Christmas or Easter Assemblies.
Guest Presenter suggestions
Disclaimer: The Hunter SRE Committee does not endorse any of these presenters. Please use the above guidelines to ensure that any invited guests meet these requirements.
Pete & Penelope – Contact Tralee McNamara: Ph 4947 8781 or email@example.com
Bible Society – Contact Rick George: 0431 682 166 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Quiz Worx – Ph 9709 8796 or email@example.com. First time at a school is free.