Hounslow Council


Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the meeting held on 29 February 2016 and matters arising pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 29 February 2016 (agenda item 2) were agreed.

2.

Determinations pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Heathland School

Additional documents:

Minutes:

See application for a Review of a Determination for Collective Worship in accordance with the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 (agenda item 3)

 

Mr Pattar, Head Teacher at The Heathland School attended the meeting and presented the application.

 

Members voted in support of the application as follows:

 

In Favour – Groups A, B, C & D

Against – None

Abstain – None

 

Resolved:

 

a)    That the application for a review of a Determination for Collective Worship in accordance with the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 be approved.

b)    That the clerk would inform the School in writing.

 

(Ranvir Singh joined the meeting at this point).

3.

SACRE Budget

Minutes:

In Penny Stephen’s absence, Liz Wolverson reported that the budget for 2016/17 would remain at £6,600 but would go down to £5,000 for 2017/18.

4.

SACRE Membership Update

Minutes:

The SACRE noted that Maf Cavill had resigned and a nomination was, therefore, required from the Pentecostal Group. It was also noted that there were vacancies for a Special Head Teacher and a Primary Head Teacher.

 

(Councillor Hina Mir joined the meeting at this point).

5.

Developments in RE

Minutes:

Following some discussion, the SACRE noted that recent political changes may affect the future of RE.

6.

SACRE Annual Lecture

Minutes:

Members suggested the names of Jim Walters, David Hampshire and Mark Paulson to speak at the Annual Lecture and it was agreed that the Executive would decide on the most suitable speaker. It was also suggested that a female speaker should be approached for the following year’s Lecture.

 

Resolved:

 

a)    That the Executive would arrange a speaker for the Annual Sacre Lecture.

b)    That the clerk would look for a venue, when the date had been arranged.

7.

SACRE AGM Report

Verbal Update by  Gregory Wolcough

Minutes:

Gregory Wolcough had attended the National Association of SACREs AGM and he provided a verbal report to the meeting.

 

(Mehmoona Yousaf left the meeting at this point).

 

Lesley Prior advised that SACRE members could access the web site and that she would provide log in details to include on the next agenda.

8.

Annual SACRE Sixth Form Conference

Minutes:

SACRE noted that the Conference had been held at Cranford School and it was agreed that another venue would be sought to host the Conference in future.

9.

Annual SACRE Report

Minutes:

Lesley Prior advised that she would provide a draft to the next meeting.

10.

Syllabus Review

Minutes:

SACRE noted that it would be five years in the autumn since the last Syllabus was reviewed and it was agreed that SACRE would consider how to review it at their next meeting. It was also agreed that the Executive would look at draft questions.

11.

Dates of Next Meetings

The dates, which have been put forward in the Council Diary are 1 November 2016 and 7 February 2017.

Minutes:

It was agreed to change the meeting dates from 1 November to 14 November and 7 February to 1 February.

12.

Any Other Urgent Business

Minutes:

There was no such urgent business.