Virtual Live Streamed Meeting (At present, members of the public are unable to attend), Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE)
Tuesday, 22nd June, 2021 2.00 pm

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Contact: Shirley Cooke 

No. Item


Declaration of Interest

To receive any declaration of interest from a Member or Officer in respect of any item of business.



To submit for confirmation, the draft minutes of the previous meeting of the SACRE held on 26 March 2021.


Sharing Information with Teachers on an Electronic Platform

To receive a verbal report by Mr Owen Davies, Senior Primary Manager, Education Department on the Religious Studies resources that are available on the WJEC’s website below:-



Presentation of the work of the Operational Panel for Schools' SACRE

To receive a verbal update on the above, and an opportunity for Panel members to be introduced to Mrs Helen Roberts, a professional member of the Operational Panel for Schools’ SACRE.


Updates by the Clerk to the SACRE on Welsh Government Consultations pdf icon PDF 882 KB

The Clerk to the SACRE to provide an update on the following Welsh Government Consultations:-


·      Curriculum for Wales – Religion, Values and Ethics (RVE) and

·      Relationship and Sexuality Education (RSE) (guidances attached).

Additional documents:


Update from the Clerk to the SACRE on local and national RE matters

·         Collaboration between schools and GwE in relation to the Humanities AoLE.

·       Courses available for schools on hate crime.


NAPfRE meeting on 15 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 374 KB

The Clerk to the SACRE to provide an update.


Wales Association of SACRES (WASACRE) pdf icon PDF 524 KB

To submit the minutes of the WASACRE meeting held on 23 March 2021 for information.


Mr Rheinallt Thomas gave an update on matters raised by the WASACRE at the Anglesey SACRE’s last meeting (Item 8 of the minutes).


The Chair and Clerk to the SACRE to provide an update from the WASACRE meeting on 16 June 2021.

Additional documents:


Any other matters

The Nursery Movement's New Plan on the Provision of RE Resources.


Next Meeting

The next meeting on the SACRE is scheduled for Tuesday, 12 October 2021 at 2.00 pm.