Agenda and minutes


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Apologies for absence


Apologies for absence received from Sian Bernard Henderson, Lee-anne McCarthy, Mark Carrington, Lucy Draper, Andy Pitt, Ann Star and Sarah Bowen.


As there is no teacher representation in attendance, the Chair confirmed that the meeting is inquorate.

Delegated Function

Although it has been confirmed that the meeting is inquorate, the Chair advised members that he has delegated authority to take such decisions as are appropriate.


The following items were therefore discussed and agreed by the Chair and members of the Committee in attendance:


·         Karen Reddy to advise committee members that the next meeting will be held on Tuesday, 15th October 2019 at 4.00 pm in Conference Room 1 at the Civic Centre.


·         Rachel Samuel be nominated by Merthyr SACRE for the position of Vice Chair of the Executive Committee.


·         Mark Prevett and Mathew Maidment be nominated by Merthyr SACRE for membership of the Executive Committee.


·         Development Plan to be progressed by Maggie Turford.


Declaration of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct




(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and


(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave


Minutes of Previous Meeting held on 19th March 2019 pdf icon PDF 113 KB


Matters Arising


Constitution/membership udpate - if required


Self-evaluation and Development Planning pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Additional documents:


RE in the curriculum pdf icon PDF 175 KB

Additional documents:


Pioneer School input

Rebecca Moore, Pioneer School Representative (Bishop Hedley High School) will be in attendance. 


Inspection Synopsis until second half summer term 2019 pdf icon PDF 167 KB


WASACRE Issues: pdf icon PDF 196 KB

·         Duties of a Specialist RE Advisor.


·         WASACRE Executive Committee Elections

(5 nominations for 3 positions on the Executive Committee).


·         Minutes of Spring Meeting at Cardiff on 26th March 2019.


·         Representation at the Summer WASACRE Meeting at Conwy

Additional documents:


Annual Report process



·         Diversity of Religion and Belief Guidance and Resource Pack:  Evaluation Survey.

·         Interfaith Event  -  9th July  -  Newport.  

·         AREIAC Conferenc4e  -  1/2 July in Manchester.


Any other business deemed urgent by the Chair


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