RACE exists to help young people run the race of faith.
We aim to provide an excellent Christian SRE* program in Ryde Secondary College.
Our vision is to provide a safe space for students to engage with the truths of the Bible and to help them apply it in their own faith journey.
RACE stands for Ryde Area Christian Education but it also conveys the biblical concept that life is like a running race. We believe that, in the race of life, faith is key and that Jesus is the source and perfecter of true faith.
be dependent on God, prayerful and faithful, looking for God-honouring results
work in cooperation with the local Christian community
respect and act with integrity towards the government, schools, parents and other caregivers and their children
humbly provide a trustworthy and reliable service with integrity
model courageous, entrepreneurial, servant-hearted leadership
Our goal is to provide a program that allows every student access, in a peer group-learning context, to:
The opportunity to engage with the Bible from a Christian perspective
The opportunity to apply Christian faith to their lives
The opportunity to translate their learning into active expression^
We aim to achieve these goals through:
High quality scripture lessons based upon biblical teaching, structured through the Think Faith curriculum and taught in a way that connects the relevance of the Bible’s teaching to students' lives
Facilitating a peer group-learning context of mutual respect and encouragement
Providing access to information about Christian lunch time groups and local church youth groups