Religious Education is fundamental to the overall development of the child. Students are encouraged to engage with the living values and beliefs of a Catholic worldview that is 'informed by Catholic beliefs and values in relation to God, life-giving relationships, justice, and an ongoing search for what is good, right and true in their culture and world'. Connections with faith and Catholic tradition is achieved by ‘recontextualisation’ which is about making meaning in our current context.
At St Agatha’s school, we believe that our Catholic faith calls us to view and embrace the contemporary world through a Catholic lens, and a hope-filled view of people and all of creation.
Through our Religious Education program, ‘To Live in Christ Jesus’, we aim to;
Religious Education is not limited to the formal teaching of lessons in the classroom.
The Religious Education curriculum also aims to complement the family’s faith education by developing the whole child in the life of the faith in: