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SACRE - Standing Advisory Committee for Religious Education

Southampton SACREIt is a statutory duty for all Local Authorities to have a SACRE in place.

The SACRE has a statutory duty to:

  • Advise Southampton City Council upon matters connected with Collective Worship and Religious Education in Community Schools and in Foundation Schools which do not have a religious character. Religious Education in these schools is to be given in accordance with the Locally Agreed Syllabus
  • Advise Southampton City Council on teaching methods, choice of materials and teacher training in Religious Education and Collective Worship
  • Produce an annual report
  • Require Southampton City Council to review the Locally Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education at least every five years (revision due for 2016)

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