Academy Council & BKCAT Governance

The Chair of the Academy Council is Mr Phil Kitson. If you would like to contact Mr Kitson, please do so via email at or by post to St Ignatius Catholic Primary School, Storrs Hill Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 0DQ.

St Ignatius Catholic Primary School – Academy Council 2022-23

GovernorCategory of GovernorGovernor RoleGovernor ResponsibilitiesCommittees Serving InRelevant Business InterestOther Educational Establishments Where Governor / TrusteeRelationship With Member of School
Philip KitsonFoundation GovernorChair of Academy Council


Training Link Governor






Modern Foreign Language

Anita Wells-YoungFoundation GovernorVice Chair of Academy Council



Nursery / Early Years

Sarah MarsdenFoundation GovernorFoundation Governor



Pupil Premium

Special Educational Needs and Disability


Staff Wellbeing

James HumblesParent GovernorParent Governor
Joanna JacksonStaff GovernorStaff Governor
Tina ConnellAssociate Governor
Vacancy x 3Foundation Governors
Anthony Penny-WhitworthParent Governor

Art / DT

Health and Safety


Computing/ STEM

Attendance at Meetings 2022 – 2023

NameAcademy Council Meeting 27th September 2022Academy Council Meeting 5th December 2022Academy Council Meeting 26th January 2023Academy Council Meeting 30th March 2023Academy Council Meeting 25th May 2023Academy Council Meeting 3rd July 2023
Phil Kitson -ChairPresentPresentPresentPresent

Tina Connell Headteacher


Anita Wells-youngApologiesPresentPresentPresent
Sarah MarsdenApologiesPresentPresentPresent
James HumblesAbsentAbsentAbsentPresent
Anthony Penny-WhitworthPresentApologiesPresentApologies
Joanna JacksonPresentPresentPresentPresent
Victoria LloydPresentPresentPresentPresent



Governor Details and Register of Interest
St. Ignatius Catholic School

From 1 September 2015, governing bodies of schools in England were required to publish on their website their register of interests. This register meets statutory requirements by setting out the relevant business interests of our governors and details of any other educational establishments they govern. The register includes details of any relationships between governors and members of the school staff including spouses, partners and relatives.

Governor Name

Category of Governor –

eg Parent Governor

Appointing Body –

eg Parents, Staff, LA

Term End DateGoverning Body Committees Serving OnPositions of Responsibility Held – eg Chair, Vice-ChairRelevant Business InterestOther Educational Establishments where Governor/ TrusteeRelationship with Member of School Staff
Fr. Richard AladicsParish PriestDiocese09/09/2019Admissions and CurriculumNoneNoneParish Priest
Simon BartramDeputy Head TeacherDiocese 31/08/2022AllStaff GovernorNoneNoneNone
Gerard ByramFoundation GovernorDiocese01/09/2022Premises, Finance and StaffingNoneNoneNone
Philip KitsonFoundationDiocesePremises, Finance and StaffingChair of Academy CouncilNoneNoneNone
Aaron RossFoundation GovernorDiocese31/10/2020

Admissions and Curriculum

Premises, Finance and Staffing

Vice Chair of Academy Council

Chair of Premises, Finance and Staffing sub-committee

Gillian SheltonStaff GovernorStaff31/08/2021Admissions and CurriculumNoneNoneNone
Adele TaylorParent GovernorParents13/11/2020Admissions and CurriculumNoneNoneNone
Joanna JacksonAssociate GovernorDiocese 31/08/2021Admissions and CurriculumAssistant HeadNoneNoneNone
Lynn WilliamsFoundation GovernorDiocese31/08/2021Admissions and CurriculumChair of Admissions and Curriculum sub-committeeNoneNoneNone

Governance-related documentation, Governor & Director recruitment details and Trust financial information can be found in the Governance section of the Trust website:

Articles of Association, Scheme of Delegation & Code of Conduct