Your authorised SRE curricula
The Archbishop of Sydney is responsible for authorising all Anglican SRE material used in the Diocese of Sydney. He has authorised only the SRE curricula produced by Christian Education Publications for Anglican SRE.
Primary school curricula
Early Stage 1 curriculum
Beginning with God is a one year program designed for students starting their first year of school. It assumes no background Bible knowledge and introduces the Christian faith in an age appropriate way.
The Revised 2018 Beginning with God is the only authorised SRE curriculum you can use with students in Early Stage 1 (Kindergarten) in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.
You can buy Beginning with God student activity books to support your teaching. Student activity books include a double-sided activity sheet for each lesson. The sheets are perforated enabling your students to take something home from each lesson.
Stages 1 - 3 curriculum
Connect is a program for Infants, Lower Primary, and Upper Primary students. Based on a three-year cycle, Connect teaches students the key components and themes of the Bible and Christian belief while encouraging them to apply the learning to their own lives.
The Revised 2017 Connect A cycle, Revised 2018 Connect B cycle and Revised 2019 Connect C cycle are the authorised SRE curriculum to use with students in Stages 1 - 3 (Years 1 - 6) in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.
You can buy Connect student activity books to support your teaching. Each lesson has a page illustrating Bible characters and reinforcing the key lesson outcomes for students.
Stage 3 curriculum
Big Questions is for students in their last year of primary school who are ready to explore some big issues, share their own opinions and investigate the Bible for themselves.
The Revised 2018 Big Questions Semester 1 and Revised 2018 Big Questions Semester 2 are authorised as SRE curriculum you can use with students in Stage 3 (Year 6) in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.
You can buy Big Questions student magazines to support your teaching. Each lessons has its own double page spread of activities, helping your students to express their own questions and reflect on their own relationship with God.
High school curricula
Stages 4 & 5 curriculum
Think Faith is the only authorised SRE curriculum you can use with students in Stages 4 and 5 (Years 7 - 10) in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.
Think Faith is a flexible resource providing a learning framework for nurturing, equipping and guiding your students in their understanding of the Christian faith.
Think Faith is available through a calendar year digital subscription. Your subscription gives you access to all Think Faith teacher and student resources. Pricing is based on the number of students you teach.
Stage 6 curriculum
The SRE Multimedia Policy requires you to submit all additional multimedia (that is, written material, apps, music, videos) not included in the authorised curricula of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney for review.
All Quiz Worx school shows are already approved for use in SRE. Quiz Worx school shows support the learning outcomes of the Connect curriculum, and can be used as special events in SRE.
How to submit additional multimedia for review
If you are a primary SRE teacher using Beginning with God, Connect or Big Questions, you can submit an additional primary multimedia resources for review.
If you are a high school SRE teacher using Think Faith, you can submit a multimedia high school resource for review.