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.
State schools respect the background and
beliefs of all students and staff by not
promoting, or being perceived as promoting,
any particular set of beliefs in preference to
Queensland state schools provide religious
instruction in accordance with Chapter 5 of
the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006
(EGPA) and Part 5 of the Education (General
Provisions) Regulations 2006 (EGPR) by making
available up to one hour per week for the
provision of religious instruction to students
(except Prep students) who are members of
a faith group that has approval to deliver
religious instruction at the school.
Information about the Religious Instruction program can also be found in thisReligion Instruction Information for Families (PDF, 971 KB).
Religious instruction (RI) is offered at Capalaba State College in Mainstream Year One to Year Six classes and is conducted fortnightly on Tuesday afternoons.
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
Students who are not participating in RI will be
provided with other instruction in a separate
Other instruction must
relate to part of a subject area already
in class and may include, but is not restricted
- 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
- wider reading such 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.