Agenda

Rutland SACRE (Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education)
Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 4.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Catmose, Oakham

Contact: Kit Silcock  01572 720976

Items
No. Item

1.

A MOMENT FOR REFLECTION

We gather together here today intent on doing good work.

We seek to represent fairly and well, those who have given us this task.

May our efforts be blessed with insight, guided by understanding and wisdom.

We seek to serve with respect for all.

May our personal beliefs give us strength to act honestly and well in all matters before us.

2.

APOLOGIES

3.

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN AND VICE-CHAIRMAN

4.

RECORD OF MEETING

To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Rutland SACRE held on 9 July 2019 (previously circulated).

5.

RUTLAND SACRE ANNUAL REPORT 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 636 KB

To review the Rutland SACRE Annual Report 2018/19.

6.

COMMISSION ON RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

To review four of the recommendations set out by the Commission on Religious Education.

 

Recommendations:

 

1.    A change of name for Religious Education to ‘Religion and World Views’ so as to reflect the nature of the world today.

2.    National Entitlement: does this SACRE support the requirement for a National Entitlement in all publicly funded schools?

3.    The need for OFSTED to incorporate clear reporting on this subject in its reports.

4.    Supporting the removal of the right to withdraw children from RE lessons.

7.

DEVELOPMENT PLAN pdf icon PDF 55 KB

For the group to review the 2018/19 development plan and suggest items to be included in the 2019/20 plan.

8.

UPDATES

To receive an update from Mrs A Fitton regarding training and network meetings, and any further updates from members of the group.

9.

ANY URGENT BUSINESS

10.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING:

Tuesday 21 January 2020 at 4.30pm in the Council Chamber.