The council has a statutory duty to:
· Advise Portsmouth City Council (PCC) on matters connected with religious worship in community schools and in foundation schools which do not have a religious character.
· Advise PCC on teaching methods, choice of materials and teacher training in religious education and collective worship.
· Produce an annual report.
· Require PCC to review the locally agreed syllabus for religious education at least every five years.
This was formed under the Education Act 1996.
Details of meetings can be found here.
Jo Wildsmith, Clerk
023 9283 4057