Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE)
Wednesday, 25th June, 2014 4.30 pm

Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room 3 - Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth

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

Note No. Item

4.30 pm
1 mins


Welcome and Introductions

1 mins


Declarations of Interest

3 mins


Moment of Quiet Reflection

Mr Peter Davies representing the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches will lead the moment of quiet reflection.

1 mins


Apologies for Absence

2 mins


Any items for AOB

5 mins


Minutes of the previous meetings held on 12th March 2014 pdf icon PDF 52 KB

RECOMMENDED that the minutes of the meetings held on 12 March 2014

… Draft minutes attached be approved as correct records.


Additional documents:

5 mins


Matters Arising

Minute 6 c - RE Boxes

             ACTION Sarah Long agreed that she would again include an item about the RE Boxes in the email headteachers' bulletin


Minute 6 d - Information sharing

           ACTION: Clerk to re-circulate GSCE results in addition request the results for the two previous years.

5 mins


Finance Sub-Committee Minutes of the Meeting held on 12 March 2014 and 14 May 2014 pdf icon PDF 48 KB

5 mins


Planned Projected Budget Expenditure for 2014/15 pdf icon PDF 188 KB

… Budget Report attached (with Agenda Item 8)

Recommended that SACRE agree planned spend.

10 mins


Student Enrichment Day on July 3rd 2014 - Sue Ganter to report on developments so far

(Note Westhill/NASACRE has awarded a grant of £2500 to the Portsmouth SACRE to finance the 2014 student enrichment conference.)


5 mins


SACRE Website

Update from Peter Davies


10 mins


RE Twilight

Beverley Millsom to report


45 mins


School Visits

The main part of the meeting.  Pat Hannam, History and RE Inspector for Hants.To report on monitoring visits to secondary school in Portsmouth undertaken so far.


5 mins


Any other business

1.         SACRE Networking Meetings

Peter Davies to ask for SACRE to report if any meetings attended.

1 mins


Date of Next Meeting

Wednesday 12 November 2014 - faith venue to be confirmed

5 mins


Suggested Dates for 2014/15 Meetings

·         Wednesday 12 November 2014

·         Wednesday 11 March 2015

·         Wednesday 17 June 2015

Dates and venues to be confirmed.