Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

99.

Apologies

Apologies were received from Heledd Barnett, Sue Blackmore and Julie Symes

100.

Declarations of Interests

No declaration of interests were made

101.

Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held Tuesday 23rd March 2010 were submitted and approved

102.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

Cytun have nominated Janine Brill represent the Salvation Army on SACRE

 

RESOLVED that

 

Janine Brill be appointed as Salvation Army representative on SACRE

103.

Community Safety Partnerships: Community Cohesion Grants - briefing paper pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To consider a report from the Executive Director of Customer Services

Minutes:

The Chair referred to the report of the Executive Director of Customer Services and stated that he would contact the Director to remind him that SACRE were keen to be informed of future spending in relation to Community cohesion.

104.

Inspection Issues:

  • Inspection findings in Religious Education: Summer 2009 – Spring 2010.

(to be tabled at meeting)

 

  • SACRE monitoring of inspection reports – future considerations.

 

 

Minutes:

Inspection findings in religious Education: Summer 2009 – Spring 2010

 

Ms Thomas gave a brief overview on the types of inspections and the main findings in relation to spiritual development, collective worship and standards in religious education.

 

 

105.

WASACRE Issues: pdf icon PDF 149 KB

  • WASACRE questionnaire: SACRE and the Local Community

 

  • Feedback from meeting on 18th March at Swansea

 

  • Representation at next WASACRE meeting on June 24th 20101 at Wrexham

 

  • Executive voting for the period 2010 - 2012

Minutes:

WASACRE questionnaire: SACRE and the Local Community

 

A draft response to the questionnaire was presented to SACE members.  Issues relating to Section D (SACRE’s relation with local interfaith groups) were discussed.  Members agreed to forward further comments to Ms Thomas and Ms Jones.

 

FEEDBACK FROM MEETING ON 18TH March at Swansea

 

Ms Thomas updated the committee on this meeting.

 

Representation at next WASACRE meeting on June 24th 2010 at Wrexham.

 

To check the diary and inform Ms Thomas who would be available.

 

Executive voting for the period 2010 – 2012

 

Ms Thomas to nominate Mary Parry and Dafydd Treharne on behalf of Merthyr Tydfil CBC

106.

RE Festival March 2011 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Ms Thomas shared with members the flyer promoting the RE festival and ideas on how it can be celebrated in the LA.

 

It was suggested that this flyer be sent to all schools, local authority offices and to all local faith based organisations.

 

Mr Southcoat, Ms Thomas and Father Gibbon were nominated to take this project forward.

 

 

 

 

107.

REsilience Project

Minutes:

Ms Thomas updated members on the Resilience project which is currently in the pilot stage

 

She stated that 5 schools are currently involved in the pilot.  The project would be available to all schools in Wales from September 2010.  A letter will be sent to all secondary schools from SACRE in support of this project.

108.

ESIS Inset Courses for 2010 - 2011 pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Minutes:

Ms Thomas led the committee through the Inset Courses for 2010 – 2011.

 

The following course has been transferred to the autumn term:

 

A Novel Approach

 

It was noted that members of SACRE, who would like to attend these courses are asked to contact Ms Jones and Ms Thomas in the first instance.

109.

School Visit

Minutes:

A school visit will be taking place at Brecon Infants on the 29th June 2010

 

Councillor Richard Thomas and Father Matthew Gibbon will be in attendance.

110.

SACRE membership

Minutes:

2 vacancies for Councillors are still available.  The Chair will raise this with the Leader.

111.

Dates of future meetings

Minutes:

The following months were approved

 

November, March and June – dates to be co-ordinated with Ms Thomas and Ms Jones

112.

Correspondence

Minutes:

There was no correspondence

113.

Any other business as deemed urgent by the Chairman

Minutes:

No other business was discussed.

 

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