Agenda and draft minutes

Standing Advisory Council for Religion, Values and Ethics (SAC) - Wednesday, 12th June, 2024 3.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, The Rhadyr, Usk with remote attendance

Contact: Democratic Services 

No. Item


Confirmation of the appointment by Council of the Cabinet Member for Education as Chair of SAC


The appointment by Council of the Cabinet Member for Education as Chair was noted.



Appointment of Vice Chair


We appointed County Councillor Louise Brown as Vice-Chair.


Declarations of Interest


None received.


To note the record of previous meetings: pdf icon PDF 157 KB

13th March 2024


4th June 2024 (Recruitment Panel)

Additional documents:


The record was confirmed as accurate for the following meetings:


·         13th March 2024.

·         4th June 2024 (Recruitment Panel).


Membership pdf icon PDF 282 KB

1.     Current Membership (attached)


2.     Update on Teacher Representation (Sharon Randall-Smith)


3.     Report of the Recruitment Panel – 4th June 2024


The appointment of new members to the Standing Advisory Council for Religion, Values and Ethics (SAC) was discussed.


It was noted that two applications for Non-Religious Philosophical Convictions and Free Church Council vacancies had been approved and that the recommendations will be presented to Full Council for formal appointment.



EAS and Central Consortium Resources (Hayley Jones)


We received an update by the RVE Advisor regarding the EAS and the Central Consortium Resources.


We resolved that the RVE Advisor distributes the bilingual Power Points and recordings of the Professional Learning Sessions to Democratic Services to be circulated to SAC members.



WASACRE Business pdf icon PDF 170 KB

1.     WASACRE AGM Agenda

2.     WASACRE draft AGM minutes – 19th June 2023

3.     Nominations for WASACRE Executive Committee 2024 election for information only.

4.     Draft Minutes – 5th March 2024

5.     Autumn Term WASACRE meeting: Monmouthshire County Council to host

Additional documents:


We received and noted the following WASACRE Business:


·         WASACRE AGM Agenda.

·         WASACRE draft AGM minutes – 19th June 2023.

·         Nominations for WASACRE Executive Committee Election (Information only).

·         Autumn Term WASACRE Meeting: Monmouthshire County Council to host.


In doing so, the following points were noted:


·         Monmouthshire County Council will host the Autumn term WASACRE Meeting and preparations for this are progressing.


·         It is anticipated that a Monmouthshire School will be invited to share good practice.


·         The Autumn Term WASACRE Meeting will be held fully remotely via Zoom to support the Welsh translation.




Any Other Business




Dates of Meetings 2024/25

11th September 2024

18th December 2024

19th March 2025


The following dates were confirmed:


·         11th September 2024.

·         18th December 2024.

·         19th March 2025.