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Religious Instruction

​Queensland state schools embrace a multitude of cultural, religious and non-religious beliefs and encourage students to grow and develop as a whole person, in particular, in beliefs, values and attitudes. It is important to ensure that schools respect the background and beliefs of all students by not promoting, or being perceived as promoting, any particular set of beliefs in preference to another. In the case of Religious Instruction, parents are provided with the option to withdraw their child's participation in the program.

Local arrangements for delivery of religious instruction by faith groups to relevant students are made either as:

  • a faith group or denominational program, or
  • a cooperative program.

At Surat State School, Mrs Lenore Gray has been granted approval to deliver the “Connect” program as the approved instructor for Roma Christian Outreach Centre.