Religious Policy

Scope

This policy is relevant to:

Special needs learners aged 3 years -18 years.

Staff employed by Optim-Ed Learning Centre.

Parents/ guardians of Learners at Optim-Ed Learning Centre.


OPTIM-ED LEARNING CENTRE’S RELIGIOUS POLICY WILL BE A SINGLE FAITH, NAMELY CHRISTIAN.

  • Optim-Ed Learning Centre respects all religions and believes everyone has the right to freedom of choice, religion, thought, belief and opinion.
  • Management and members of Optim-Ed Learning Centre determine the religious policy of the school.
  • Bible readings, Christian singing and prayer at ceremonies and functions as well as within the class have been approved by management.
  • Christian values and principles are the cornerstone to Optim-Ed Learning Centre’s approach to teaching.
  • Religion is not an admission requirement.
  • Parents and children have the right not to partake in any Christian activities, such as concerts, singing, or other events.
  • Religion is not enforced on any child
  • Optim-Ed Learning Centre will abide by the curriculum as set out by the Department of Education pertaining to teaching all religions and special occasions of all religions.