Safeguarding


FCAT Safeguarding Board

The FCAT Safeguarding Board is formed from governor and staff representatives from each of the FCAT Academies​; Aspire, Montgomery, Unity and Hambleton, Westcliff and Gateway​ Primar​ies, ​as well as our two sponsor organisations, The Blackpool Sixth Form College and Hodgson Academy.

Its role is to provide assurance on safeguarding matters to each institution, monitor the effectiveness of safeguarding practices, develop joint initiatives to maintain the safety of children and young people and allow opportunities for sharing best practice (see Terms of Reference).

The board is led by an independent Chair with acknowledged experience and expertise in the field of safeguarding and meets 5 times in each academic year.

You can view the minutes of these meetings below:

   Meeting No. 15 - 27th April 2017
   Meeting No. 14 - 9th February 2017
   Meeting No. 13 - 29th November 2016
   Meeting No. 12 - 13th October 2016
   Meeting No. 11 - 9th June 2016
   Meeting No. 10 - 25th April 2016
   Meeting No. 9 - 11th February 2016
   Meeting No. 8 - 1st December 2015
   Meeting No. 7 - 15th October 2015