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Hambleton Primary converted to Academy Status on January 1st 2011. All members of the Governing Body belong to Hambleton Academy Council and the academy is part of FCAT (Fylde Coast Academy Trust).

School Governors/ Members of Hambleton Primary Academy Trust

Mrs L Knowles
Chair of Governors /FCAT Governor/ Director

Mrs P Howard
Vice Chair of Governors/ FCAT Governor

Mr N Denman
FCAT Governor

Ms E Stott
Parent Governor

Mrs D Parkinson
Parent Governor

Mrs D Hanlon-Catlow
FCAT Governor

Mr M Goldie
Staff Governor

Mrs R Rea
Staff Governor

Mrs H Wood

Mr S Bullen
Executive Headteacher


The role of the Governing Body is;

a) to support school leadership but also to hold school leadership to account for all aspects of standards and provision and

b) to uphold, protect and defend the reputation and ethos of Hambleton Primary Academy at all times. They Governors are bound by a strict code of conduct.

c) to set the vision and strategic direction of the school.

d) to ensure financial resources are well spent.

Being an Academy, Govenors have statutory responsibilities not shared with the Governors of schools in the maintained sector, such as for health and safety and financial reporting.

All Governors also attend a meeting of the full Governing Body throughout the year in line with the other FCAT schools when the headteacher presents a report on all aspects of self-evaluation and a review of the Academy Improvement Plan.

All Governors attend meetings diligently; the Clerk to Governors holds an attendance record which is reviewed at the meetings of the full Governing Body.

Hambleton Primary Academy Limited is a company licensed by guarantee,Company Number: 7403335


The FCAT Scheme of Delegation and Code of Conduct for Governors can be found HERE.

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Reception: 01253 700331