Primary Ethics Wollongong/Illawarra

Primary Ethics is the approved provider of Special Education in Ethics (SEE) in NSW public primary schools.

There are 500 schools participating in the program across the state, with around 40 of these in the region, including:

  • AustinmerWollongong September 2019
  • Balgownie, Bulli
  • Coledale, Coniston, Corrimal
  • Dapto
  • Fairy Meadow, Figtree Heights
  • Gerringong, Gwynneville
  • Hayes Park, Helensburgh
  • Jamberoo
  • Keiraville, Kiama
  • Lake Illawarra South
  • Minnamurra, Mount Brown, Mount Keira, Mount Ousley, Mount St Thomas
  • Nareena Hills
  • Otford
  • Pleasant Heights, Port Kembla
  • Russell Vale
  • Scarborough, Shell Cove, Shellharbour, Stanwell Park
  • Thirroul, Towradgi
  • Unanderra
  • Waniora, Wollongong, Wollongong West, Woonona East and Woonona.

Expressions of interest from staff or families from other schools are welcome.

Become a Primary Ethics volunteer

To apply to volunteer and attend the training, please fill out the form at and select your preferred school.

For more information, contact the Wollongong regional manager Ann Hollifield on 0414 637 256 at The next local ethics teacher training session will be held on June 1 & 2, 2019.


In the Shoalhaven? Speak to regional manager Nicky Heap on 0447068194 or email

Southern Highlands

Contact Southern Highlands regional manager Bobbi Ballas on 0438 446 412 or

Primary Ethics and UOWx

Are you a student at University of Wollongong? Volunteering for Primary Ethics can contribute to your UOWx Record, Learning Stream Award and UOWx Award. Find out more here. 

What happens in an ethics class?

Primary Ethics classes provide students from K – 6 with the opportunity to learn skills in critical thinking, respectful discussion and the capacity to make well-reasoned decisions rather than those based on peer pressure or habit.

What is in the curriculum?

All of our 79 curriculum topics have been reviewed by the Department of Education. Read more

Information for families flyer

Our Information for families flyer is designed for enrolment and kindy orientation packs. It’s also handy to keep in a stack in your school office foyer.

Place an order for delivery of printed flyers (free) to your school.

Translated information for families

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Become a Primary Ethics volunteer

Do something life-changing this year and become a volunteer ethics teacher. You’ll be rewarded with a unique learning and development opportunity while supporting children to develop important skills for life. Find out more

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