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Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education 23-NOV-2017

23 November 2017 at 6.30pm in Committee Room 1

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Access Arrangements

All ground floor meeting rooms are accessible to wheelchair and scooter users.

An audio loop induction system is available in the Council Chamber and Committee Rooms 1, 4a and 4b for those with hearing difficulties (a portable induction loop is available for other rooms on request).

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Assistance dogs are welcome.


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1.Apologies for absence
2.Minutes of the Last Meeting
3.Matters arising from the minutes

SACRE Membership

a. Continue with SACRE induction sessions? Jan 16th 2018 5.45-7.30
b. NASACRE subscription (increase)


SACRE Management

a. Action plan


Agreed Syllabus Review

a. Discuss proposals - timeframe - feedback to JL asap

b. Launch event


Pan Berks Conference review

a. Feedback report
b. Reading SACRE attendance numbers
c. Should there be a conference next year?
d. Crossing the bridges - directory - send to schools and encourage use - encourage more places of worship to enrol
e. Crossing the Bridges materials - encourage use - check websites
f. Crossing the Bridges - look at Westhill website


Pan Berkshire Hub meeting

a. Minutes and Proposals

9.RE Teachers network meeting - verbal report
10. SACRE Annual report

National updates

a. Commission on RE (CoRE) - interim report
b. Online consultation (


Dates and times of future meetings

a. Move summer date forward (to May) to accommodate syllabus launch


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