Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE)

SACRE is responsible for writing and reviewing the local RE syllabus. They also review religious education and providing advice to schools

We are obliged by law to have a Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE).

The responsibilities of the SACRE are to:

  • review the locally agreed syllabus every 5 years, decide if it needs to be revised and undertake any revision
  • advise on religious education, making sure it is provided in line with the syllabus
  • monitor the provision and quality of religious education taught, together with the overall effectiveness of the syllabus
  • provide advice and support on the effective teaching of religious education in accordance with the local agreed syllabus
  • advise on maintaining the quality and standards of religious education
  • advise schools on methods of teaching the agreed syllabus, including the choice of teaching materials
  • decide whether the agreed syllabus for religious education needs to be reviewed and instruct that this is completed
  • publish an annual report on its activities
  • advise on collective worship in schools (this does not include voluntary aided or voluntary controlled schools)
  • consider requests from head teachers to hold collective worship that is not of a broadly Christian character
  • advise on matters relating to training for teachers in religious education and collective worship

Constitution, Agreed Syllabus and Annual Report 

SACRE Constitution for Bournemouth

Bournemouth & Poole Locally Agreed Syllabus

Bournemouth SACRE Annual Report

SACRE Meeting Minutes

28 September 2017

15 June 2017

22 February 2017

9 November 2016

11 February 2016

12 October 2015

9 February 2015 

4 March 2014

21 November 2013

6 June 2013

27 March 2013