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Religious Instruction
Religious instruction (RI) is offered at the school and is conducted on each Friday morning from 9am to 11am.
The faith group/s that provide/s religious instructors to deliver an authorised program is/are listed below:
Arrangements for programs
Participating faith group/s
Name of authorised program
Cooperative program – Hervey Bay Christian Ministers’ Association (HBCMA)
·                   Anglican
·                   Australian Christian Churches – Bayside Christian Church and New Life Church
·                   Baptist Churches – Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast and Urangan
·                   Catholic Church
·                   Church of Christ
·                   Church of Reconciliation
·                   Full Gospel Church
·                   Gospel Chapel
·                   Hervey Bay Bible Church
·                   Homestead Christian Fellowship
·                   Lutheran Church
·                   Presbyterian Church
·                   Salvation Army
·                   Seventh Day Adventist
·                   Uniting Church
 
Christian Religious Instruction
 
Parents of child/ren participating in these programs will be advised if a faith group requires funds to cover the expense of materials used in RI.
Students are allocated to RI based on information provided by parents on the completed Application for Student Enrolment unless other written instructions have been provided to the school.
Note: This information remains operational unless the parent informs the school otherwise in writing.
Students who are not participating in RI 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 and may include, but is not restricted to:
·                Personal research and/or assignments.
·                Revision of class work such as creative writing or literacy and/or numeracy activities which could include online programs currently accessed by the students of that school (i.e. Mathletics, Reading Eggs).
·                Wider reading s.uch as independent reading appropriate to the student
 
Parents will be advised of any changes to the RI and other instruction programs to ensure they are able to make an informed decision on their child’s participation.