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Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education - SACRE

All local authorities are required to constitute a Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education, known as a SACRE, within their local area.

These pages are available for information to schools and the wider public about:

  • the work of a Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE)
  • the teaching of religious education in schools and any materials to support the effective provision of RE in schools
  • collective worship in schools and any materials or documents that support the effective provision of collective worship in schools - ESTYN produce guidance on collective worship in schools

 

The role and composition of SACRE

The purpose of a SACRE is to advise the local authority (LA) on matters related to religious education and collective worship in state maintained schools.