SACRE (Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education)


SACRE Contact LeafletThe Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE) is constituted by law to advise Sheffield City Council. It has the following duties:

  • To convene an Agreed Syllabus Conference to revise and recommend to us a local Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education (RE) for all maintained schools age 4 to 19 in Sheffield.
  • Monitor the provision of RE in Sheffield schools, preparing an annual report to us and the National Association of Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education.
  • Advise Sheffield schools on Collective worship and consider requests from Head teachers for a determination to lift the requirement for it to be in the main Christian.
  • Advise Sheffield Schools on matters related to Religious Education and Collective Worship that arise from time to time
  • Support Community Cohesion within the city.