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

Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room 3 - Civic Offices. View directions

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

No. Item


Welcome and Introductions


Declaration of interests


Moment of Quiet Reflection

Elizabeth Jenkerson has agreed to lead to moment of reflection.


Items for a Brief Update or for a Future Agenda

SACRE members are asked to provide brief updates on relevant SACRE matters for later in the meeting. Should the matter be more substantial than a brief update can provide SACRE will give their consideration to include the matter as a main agenda item at a future meeting.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 25 June 2014 pdf icon PDF 147 KB

RECOMMENDED that the minutes of the meeting held on 25 June 2014 be agreed.


Matters Arising

SACRE members to receive updates on matter arising from the minutes.


RECOMMENDED that the updates be noted.


SACRE Budget pdf icon PDF 189 KB

To welcome and receive an update on SACRE budgetary position from Rachel McKeever, Portsmouth City Council's Business Manager for Education and Strategic Commissioning Service.


South Central Hub Meeting on 7 November 2014

To receive an update on the South Central Hub meeting.


RECOMMEDED that the update is noted.


Student Enrichment Day Conference 2014 pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To receive a report and presentation from Sue Ganter, the Student Enrichment Conference project manager on the conference that took place earlier this year.


RECOMMEDED that the report is noted.

Additional documents:


Future Student Enrichment Conferences

As requested from the previous meeting, SACRE are asked to consider the future of student enrichment conferences.


RECOMMENDED that SACRE members make and agree a proposal on the future of student conferences.


SACRE Membership and Elections

RECOMMENDED (1) that SACRE membership for groups A, B and C members are renewed for from this date for a period of 4 years.

(2) that nominations are given to the clerk before the next scheduled meeting, for the election of chair and vice-chair.


Any Other Business


Date of next meeting and venues