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):

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Samantha Benson


Gillian Levis

Deputy Headteacher

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Adele Sharp

Assistant Headteacher

Lizzie Hopkins

Assistant Headteacher

Lisburne Main Site (Offerton)

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Lisburne Hollywood Park

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Lisburne Overdale (Bredbury)

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Forest School & PPA Teachers

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Family Liaison Co-Ordinators   


Business Manager

Hayley Yates 

Assistant Business Manager

Helen Hallworth (Overdale)

Inclusion Assistant              

Cathie McHugh

Administration Assistants  

Joanne Robinson, Val Burgess, Donna Hanson

ICT Support Assistant       

Alan Cliff



Rose Needham – Kitchen Assistant

Midday Supervisor               

Cathie McHugh

Site Manager Team

James Dempsey- Riley – Site Manager

Diane Albiston – Cleaner

S Sweeney – Cleaner

Rose Needham – Cleaner

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Contact us

Lisburne School

Half Moon Lane, Offerton, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 5LB

Samantha Benson | Headteacher

0161 483 5045

About us

Lisburne School is a Primary aged special school over three sites that caters for children with; Severe Learning Difficulties, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and those with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and Complex needs.