Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE)
Tuesday, 27th November, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone. View directions

Contact: Georgina Little or Ann Hunter  03000 414043 or 03000 416287

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To note the membership of the Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education as follows:


Group 1 (Christian and Other Religious Denominations)


Reverend M Belgrove, Mrs C Elapatha, Mrs J Grant, Mrs F Hawkes, Miss S Malone, Mrs E May, Miss M Paddison, Mr Papadopoullos, Mrs G Spragg, Miss, Mrs J Wigg, Mrs N Younosi


Expired Membership:

Mr R Chakkedath – Hindu representative



Judaism representative, Sikhism representative



Group 2 (Church of England)

Ms C Bostock, Ms N Brownfield, Mrs V E Corbyn, Mrs B Naden, Mrs R Swansbury, Miss R Walters



Group 3 (Teacher Associations)

Ms K Burke, Mrs G Knox, Mr W Chambers, Mr R Joyce



Group 4 (Local Authority)

Mrs C Bell, Mr I Chittenden, Mr S Manion, Mr M J Northey



(Co-opted members)

Miss T Kelvie, Miss E Pope



Co-opted representative



Apologies for Absence/Substitutes


Declarations of Interests


Minutes of the meeting held on 26 June 2018 pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To consider and approve the minutes as a correct record.


Dates of Future Meetings 2019/20

The SACRE is asked to note that the following dates have been reserved for its meetings of 2019/20:


Tuesday 5th March 2019

Tuesday 11th June 2019

Monday 18th November 2019

Tuesday 3rd March 2010


All meetings will take place at County Hall, Maidstone, and will commence at 10:00 am.


Verbal Update on the RE Commission Report pdf icon PDF 45 KB

To receive and note the verbal update report on the RE Commission Report.


To access the Final Report on Religion and Worldviews: The Way Forward, A national plan for RE, please use the following link:




Verbal Update on the Syllabus Training Event in Spring 2019 pdf icon PDF 44 KB

To discuss the suggested programme designed by RE Today Services for the syllabus training event in the spring.


Verbal Update on the Interfaith Forum in Kent

To receive and note the verbal update report.


To access the Interfaith working page on the Kent County Council website, please use the following link:


Use of Acronyms - SACRE Member Training pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To receive brief member training on educational terminology and popular acronyms.  


Verbal Update on the Future Training Sessions for SACRE Members

To receive and note the update on the future training sessions for SACRE Members.


Budget Report pdf icon PDF 69 KB

To receive and note the budget report.


Verbal Update on The Annual Report

To receive and note the verbal update report.


Monitoring Religious Education and Collective Worship in Schools pdf icon PDF 47 KB

To consider and agree the next stage of the process for monitoring Religious Education ad Collective Worship in schools.  

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