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Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE)

SACRE advises the Local Authority upon matters concerned with the provision of Religious Education and Collective Worship in County Schools. It is also responsible for producing an Approved Syllabus for Religious Education. SACRE is a statutory body as laid out in the Education Act 1996.


Where and when it Meets

Unless otherwise shown, all meetings are held at County Hall.
County Hall
Spetchley Road

SACRE Meeting Dates


Agendas and Minutes



Membership consists of five groups



Public Participation

Members of the public wishing to take part should notify the Director of Resources in writing or by email indicating the nature and content of their proposed participation no later than 9.00am on the working day before the meeting.


Contact Us

If you would like to know more about future meetings of SACRE, would like to ask a question or make a comment please contact us.

Kate Griffiths, Committee Officer and Clerk to SACRE

telephoneTel:          01905 766630

formDemocratic Services Team
County Hall
Spetchley Road
WR5 2NP 


Worcestershire County Council Standing Advisory Council Members

Membership will be determined following the Annual Meeting on 23 May 2013 and will be listed here as soon as is known

Group Representatives
Group A (Representatives of Christian and other faiths)
Venerable Tenzin Choesang (Buddhist) (Chairman), Mr G Bounds (Free Church), Mrs T Khawaja (Muslim), Dr J Lally (Roman Catholic), Mr N Mills, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints), Dr Y Stollard, Mrs C Parker (Methodist) and Mrs L Thorne (Ba'hai).
Group B (Church of England representatives)
Mrs S Fitzjohn, Mrs S Boulter and Mr P Mitchell.
Group C (Representatives of Recognised Teacher Associations)
Mr J Allison and Mr C Giles.
Group D (Elected representatives of the Local Authority)
Mr I Hopwood, (Vice- Chairman) Mr R Lunn, and Mrs F Oborski.
Co-opted Representatives
Ms A Hooper and Ms E Hill

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This page was last reviewed 25 September 2014 at 12:05.
The page is next due for review 23 March 2016.