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Achievement through Collaboration: Working together with children at the heart of everything we do.

Achievement through Collaboration (AtC) is a Trust of four strong schools located across the Blackpool, Blackburn and Lancashire area.

Research shows that it’s when Trusts have "high levels of clarity about who they are" and a "culture of connectedness" that they achieve high levels of success. At Achievement through Collaboration we are connected by our mission to:


ensuring all children have the knowledge, skills and character to shape future success for themselves and their world.


individual schools united through common purpose and shared values


share good practice, support schools, provide opportunities for children, staff and our communities

Whilst our mission unites us, it is of utmost importance to us that AtC schools retain their individuality so that they can effectively serve their unique communities. However, together, we strive to ensure our pupils have access to the powerful learning that breaks cycles of disadvantage and drives social justice.

Hand in hand with our desire to deliver social justice through high quality education, a further key rationale for AtC is to help realise some of the recommendations of The Casey Review (2016) into opportunity and integration in isolated and deprived communities. In particular:

Recommendation 1 – support area-based plans to help improve community cohesion, particularly boosting out of school mixing between young people – including through sporting activity;

Recommendation 7 – encouraging a range of school provision and projects to ensure that children from different communities learn alongside those from different backgrounds.

Our Schools are Great Schools

United by a foundation of collaboration, we are able to ensure the very best for our children, staff and communities. We would welcome the opportunity to share who we are with other like minded schools and organisations, so please get in touch if you have any questions or want to know more about Achievement through Collaboration