Agenda and minutes

North Lincolnshire Standing Advisory Council - Tuesday 16th June 2020 4.30 pm

Venue: via MS Teams

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Apologies for absence


Apologies were received from Cllr Christine O’Sullivan, and Mrs Bronwin Braisdell,


Declarations of personal interest


No declarations of interest were received. 




The Clerk informed SACRE the meeting was quorate.


Standing Advisory Council of Religious Education (SACRE) Annual Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB


Head of Participation and Achievement, North Lincolnshire Council submitted the SCARE Annual Report, for endorsement. The Annual Report includes activity and a celebration of the progress made in partnership, for period January – December 2019.


The report shows North Lincolnshire SCARE had advised the Local Authority through the following;

·       Regular monitoring of the established North Lincolnshire Syllabus and Schemes of Work, Foundationto14-19

·       Monitoring of standards in RE via school reviews and Ofsted reports

·       Review of the RE Scheme of Work in line with the expectations of the revised North Lincolnshire Agreed Syllabus in partnership with East Riding Council, North East Lincolnshire, and Hull Council.



Resolved – Members agreed to endorse the SACRE Annual Report


Proposals for new RE Syllabus pdf icon PDF 151 KB

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The Strategic Officer for SACRE, advised members that previously the agreed RE syllabus taught in North Lincolnshire, had been published in April 2016.


The 2016 Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education had been the result of a collaborative partnership between the SACREs of four local authorities. The Local Agreed Syllabus was hosted by East Riding, as an electronic document. This agreed syllabus has now ended.


After consultation with schools and academies the new RE Syllabus will be the Lincolnshire Locally Agreed Syllabus. The syllabus will be adapted September 2021. The cost of which has been covered by North Lincolnshire SCARE.


If schools wish to purchase the suggested teaching and learning materials, written by Gillian Georgiou, to support teachers in planning these are available. The cost is £70 for a single KS (1,2 or 3) or £100 for KS1 7KS2. Launch of the Lincolnshire Locally Agreed Syllabus to take place July 2020.


Resolved – (a) Lincolnshire Locally Agreed Syllabus to be promoted to all schools and academies, in the roll out. (b) Further information to be distributed to all school and academies. (c) Members agreed to launch of the Lincolnshire Locally Agreed Syllabus to take place July 2020. 


Arrangements for future meetings


Due to current COVID-19 restrictions all scheduled meetings will take place via MS Teams.


Resolved – All meetings to be held via MS Teams.


RE Symposium


Alongside roll out of the Lincolnshire Locally Agreed Syllabus, support on how to work with schools, and to plan of the implementation. Plans to start in the Autumn term, followed by support in Spring/Summer 2021.


Resolved – Ideas and suggestions on how to support schools alongside the new RE syllabus being rolled out, to be discussed at the next meeting. 


Date and time of next meeting


20 October 2020, 4.30pm, via MS Teams.