Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE)
Wednesday, 12th March, 2014 4.30 pm

Venue: Admiral Lord Nelson School, Dundas Lane, Porstmouth, PO3 5XT

Contact: Peter Smith-Parkyn (023) 9268 8361  Email:

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(4:30pm) Welcome and introductions


Moment for Quiet Reflection

A moment of quiet reflection.


Apologies for Absence


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 13 November 2013 pdf icon PDF 60 KB



RECOMMENDED that the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 13 November 2013 be approved as a correct record.


Overview of Admiral Lord Nelson School and Religious Education at the Academy

Debbie Lucas, RE teacher of Admiral Lord Nelson School will provide an overview of the school and Religious Education being taught in one of Portsmouth's Academies.


RECOMMENDED that Debbie Lucas and Admiral Lord Nelson School be thanked.


Matters arising from the minutes

To consider any matters arising from the minutes.


Financial Report pdf icon PDF 189 KB

RECOMMENDED that the Financial Report be noted.


Finance sub-committee minutes of 13 November and 5 February 2013

To follow.


RECOMMENDED that the minutes of SACRE finance sub-committee meetings held on 13 November 2013 and 5 February 2014 be noted.



Student Enrichment Day

Sue Ganter to report further on the Student Enrichment Day held in 2013 and to update SACRE on the preparations for the 2014 Student Conference.


RECOMMENDED that (1) Sue Ganter be thanked for her work for the 2013 Conference and;

(2) the preparations for 2014 be noted.


School visits - with Patricia Hannan

Marilyn Leggett to update SACRE with regard to her visit with Patricia Hannan to Admiral Lord Nelson School and what is hoped to be achieved by the visits.


RECOMMENDED that (1) Patricia Hannan, Marilyn Leggett and the other SACRE volunteer members be thanked.


Any Other Business

Any other business members of SACRE wish to raise for inclusion on a future agenda.


Recommended that any matters are noted.


Date of the next meeting - Wednesday 25 June 2014

As previously agreed the next meeting of SACRE will take place on Wednesday 25 June 2014 in the Portsmouth Civic Offices, in the Ground Floor Meeting Room 3 at 4:30pm.


RECOMMENDED that the date of the next meeting be noted.