We have a caring team of staff who are highly trained and experienced in dealing with a wide range of learning difficulties.

Senior Leadership Team (SLT):

Samantha Benson


Gillian Levis

Deputy Headteacher

Sarah Gower Jones

Associate Headteacher (Overdale)

Adele Sharp

Assistant Headteacher

Janet Berry

Assistant Headteacher

Lizzie Hopkins

Leading Practitioner


Lisburne Main Site (Offerton)

Lisburne Hollywood Park

Lisburne Overdale (Bredbury)


Forest School & PPA Teachers


Family Liaison Co-Ordinators   

Business Manager

Hayley Yates 

Inclusion Assistant              

Cathie McHugh

Administration Assistants  

Joanne Robinson, Val Burgess, Donna Hanson

ICT Support Assistant       

Alan Cliff


Gill Westwell

Rose Needham – Kitchen Assistant

Midday Supervisor               

Cathie McHugh

Site Manager Team

James Dempsey- Riley – Site Manager

Diane Albiston – Cleaner

Amanda Dempsey-Scott – Cleaner

S Sweeney – Cleaner

R Needham – Cleaner