Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education - Monday, 20th June, 2022 10.30 am

Venue: County Hall, Chichester

Contact: Ann Little on 033 022 22654  Email:

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Chairman’s Welcome and Introductions


Membership Updates

Members of the Council are asked to note that Mr Arif Syed will be the Muslim representative on Committee A.


Members’ Interests

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personal interest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it. If in doubt, contact Democratic Services before the meeting.


Minutes of the last meeting pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Members to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 21 March 2022 as a correct record.


Still Standing Report pdf icon PDF 828 KB

Members of the Council are asked to consider the Still Standing report produced by NASACRE in November 2021 on future directions for SACREs. 

Additional documents:


Agreed Syllabus Update

Karen Hammond to give an update to SACRE on the Agreed Syllabus and training.


The 2022 RE Report Card pdf icon PDF 651 KB

Members of the Council are asked to consider the 2022 RE Report Card report by the ReThink RE organisation.  An extract can be found attached to these papers but the full report can be found on the ReThinkRE website.


SACRE Annual Report

Karen Hammond to give an update to SACRE on progress of the work by the sub-groups on the annual report and the development plan.


White Paper on Education

Karen Hammond to update the Council on the implications of the White Paper on Education.


Update from Assistant Director of Education and Skills

Paul Wagstaff, Director of Education and Skills, to give a verbal update to SACRE.


NASACRE Conference

Rev Pitkeathly to give an update to SACRE on the NASACRE Conference which he attended on 23 May 2022.


Dates of Future Meetings

Future meeting dates are: 21 November 2022 and 27 February 2023.