Advisory support

AMV is a joint initiative between local authorities to provide all the Religious Education syllabus and guidance you need – not only to fulfil any legal requirements, but to inspire and guide young people as a diverse range of beliefs are taught.

Adam Robertson
Adam Robertson 
Adam is the Associate Adviser and Clerk for Bath & North East Somerset SACRE. He was a Primary school teacher for 14 years – mostly in the Bristol area – until Summer 2021. He is now an adviser for NATRE (National Association of Teachers of RE) and RE Today and loves working with teachers and pupils to enthuse them for the subject of RE!
Katy Staples
Katy Staples 
Katy is adviser/consultant for Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Swindon SACREs and sits on the National Religious Education Strategy Group.
Jan McGuire
Jan McGuire 
Jan is the Adviser to Haringey SACRE. An experienced classroom teacher and leader in RE for over 25 years, teaching from Primary through to Higher Education level, she provides training and support in all aspects of RE and SMSC.
Laura Harris
Laura Harris 
Laura is a Schools Adviser working for Bristol Diocese and Adviser to South Gloucestershire and Swindon SACREs. She taught and led RE in primary education in North Somerset for 19 years, and is the LTLRE hub leader for North Somerset.
PAULINE DODDS
Pauline Dodds 
Pauline’s background is in primary teaching. As a schools’ adviser for the Diocese of Bath and Wells, she supports teachers in their delivery of RE, collective worship and spirituality, and leads training for teachers, head teachers and governors. She has been a member of North Somerset SACRE since 2007.
Karen Sancto
Karen Sancto
Karen Sancto is a School Effectiveness Advisor with Bath and Wells Diocese with a background in teaching and headship in North Somerset. She serves on North Somerset’s SACRE.
Jo Backus
Jo Backus
Jo is a retired, experienced teacher and lecturer and the Deputy Chair of North Somerset SACRE. She is also the Education Officer for the Network of Buddhist Organisations.
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01749 685102

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jdbackus@me.com

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