Agenda

Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE) - Wednesday, 14th July, 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1, County Hall, Morpeth, NE61 2EF

Contact: Andrea Todd 

Items
No. Item

1.

MEMBERSHIP AND TERMS OF REFERENCE pdf icon PDF 109 KB

(a)  To report the membership and terms of reference of the Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education for the 2021/2022 Council year. 

           

(b)  To consider making the Humanist representative a member of Committee A (Other Faiths). 

 

2.

ELECTION OF CHAIR

To note the election of Councillor G. Renner-Thompson as Chair of the Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education for the ensuing 2021/2022 Council year. 

3.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

4.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Minutes of the meeting of the Northumberland Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE), held on 3 February 2021, as circulated, to be confirmed as a true record, and signed by the Chair.

5.

ELECTION OF VICE CHAIR

To elect a Vice-Chair of the Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education for the ensuing 2021/2022 Council year. 

6.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

Unless already entered in the Council’s Register of Members’ interests, members are required to disclose any personal interest, (which includes any disclosable pecuniary interest), they may have in any of the items included on the agenda for the meeting in accordance with the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council on 4 July 2012, and are reminded that if they have any  personal interests of a prejudicial nature (as defined under paragraph 17 of the Code of Conduct) they must not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter and must leave the room.

 

N.B. Any member needing clarification must contact monitoringofficer@northumberland.gov.uk. Please refer to the guidance on disclosures at the rear of this agenda letter.

 

7.

AN UPDATE OF CONTACTS WITH SCHOOLS AND TRAINING PROVISION

To receive an update from Caroline Weir, Part-time RE Consultant about the provision of RE in-service training and contacts with schools since the last related meeting. 

8.

NORTHUMBERLAND SACRE NEWSLETTER pdf icon PDF 1 MB

(a)  To receive a copy of the 43rd issue of the Northumberland SACRE newsletter, dated April 2021. 

 

(b)  To consider new arrangements new arrangements for the distribution of the SACRE newsletter. 

 

9.

NASACRE ISSUES pdf icon PDF 7 MB

(a)  The NASACRE Newsletter – SACRE News– Issue?28? 

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To receive the?latest?newsletters?– for information. 

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Reminder of web site link:??www.nasacre.org.uk? for other interesting articles.? 

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(b) The NASACRE/Westhill Awards 2021/22 

 

To receive an update regarding any known applications for Westhill Awards in the 2021/22 round.  

 

10.

A REPORT FROM NASACRE: SACRE FUNDING IN ENGLAND pdf icon PDF 385 KB

To consider the recent report produced by NASACRE regarding funding. 

11.

NORTHUMBERLAND SACRE ACTION PLAN JANUARY 2019 TO DECEMBER 2021 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To monitor the Northumberland SACRE Action Plan January 2019-December 2021 and points raised following the School Survey about RE and Collective Worship.   

12.

URGENT BUSINESS (IF ANY)

To consider such other business as, in the opinion of the Chair, should, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

13.

DATE AND TIME OF NEXT AND FUTURE MEETINGS

Wednesday, 17 November 2021 

Wednesday, 2 February 2022 

 

14.

AGREED SYLLABUS CONFERENCE AGENDA pdf icon PDF 133 KB

The Agreed Syllabus Conference has, by law, to review the County’s Agreed Syllabus for RE every five years.  The ASC will consider the outcomes of the ASC working group.  All SACRE members will be expected to attend in order that we can conduct formal business.