As a Catholic school, we emphasise the importance of faith development and community. Regular liturgical celebrations are held and a love and understanding of the Catholic Faith are nutureud.
As with all curriculum areas, RE is taught with an emphases on developing the knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes of children, based on their own experiences.
We ensure that each child:
As a part of the Glenelg parish, our school offers parents support in preparing their children for the Sacraments.
We help our parents discern when their children are ready, through their child's genuine desire to know more about and to participate fully in a relationship with God.
Preparation includes a parent information evening, where parents gain develop a deeper understanding of the Sacraments, and follow a program of prayer, Scripture discussion and activities.
Families also attend a commitment Mass, and the Sacrament is conferred by the First Rite of Reconcilation. Individual times are organised with the Parish priest.
Preparation for parents starts with a parent information evening, and a program or prayer, Scripture and discussion is followed over four session.
Families attend a commitment Mass and a workshop to practise the ceremony and decorate stoles.
Confirmation and Eucharist are usually celebrated at a Sunday Mass with the Parish.