Meet The Team

Senior Leadership Team

Susan Campbell - Headteacher

Susan is the Headteacher of the school and has overall responsibility for its leadership and management which includes working closely with the governing body on school improvement and development.

Susan has worked for Lancashire for more than 20 years and has experience of developing educational provision from a school and local authority perspective.

Susan is one of the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL) for Child Protection and as such is responsible for the safety and wellbeing of pupils on a daily basis.

Susan also serves on the governing body.

Julie McGrath - Deputy Headteacher

Julie is the Deputy Headteacher of the school and supports the Headteacher in leading and managing the school and supporting school improvement.

Julie has worked in Special School Settings for over 10 years, has completed a MEd in Education (Autism) and is a Specialist Leader in Education.

Julie has overall responsibility for developing Assessment and Curriculum within school, Initial Teacher Training and is a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead for Child Protection.  She also leads on School to School Support which involves working with partner schools in supporting children and young people with SEND.

Kathryn Veevers - Deputy Headteacher

Kathryn is Deputy Headteacher of the school and has responsibility for the professional development of the staff, the management of provision and resources that support the emotional, mental health and wellbeing of our pupils and the co-ordination of educational visits.

Kathryn has worked for Lancashire for over 15 years and has worked with children and young adults across a range of different settings in the county.

Kathryn is the Designated Safeguarding Leader (DSL) for Child Protection and has overall responsibility for PREVENT– ensuring that our pupils and students are kept safe and staff know how to protect children who may be vulnerable to radicalisation.

Anna Lazenbury - Business Manager

Anna is the School Business Manager and was appointed at The Loyne Specialist School in September 2010. Prior to this she worked for Lancashire County Council for 7 years in Schools Human Resources and Payroll Services.

Anna is part of the Senior Leadership Team and her responsibilities include the management of the budget, administration, premises including the Hydro Pool, HR, Payroll, Policies, and Health and Safety.

Sarah Wisniewski - Assistant Headteacher
Emma Flynn - Assistant Headteacher

Class Teams

EYFS and Primary


Natalie Sands
Learning Assistants
Tracey Jackson
Chloe Williams
Abbey Edwards
Rosie Rushworth


Ben Guilfoyle
Learning Assistants
Hannah Martin
Terri Butterworth
Helen Lawerence


Jessica Everson
Learning Assistants
Jackie Osborne
Rebecca Nicholson
Jessie Atkinson


Rebecca Wakefield
Learning Assistants
Faye Brown
Marie Rawlings
Gabrielle Laurens


Carla Huddleston
Learning Assistants
Kev Duncan
Natalie Waner
Tom Birnie
Emma Greene
Ella Marshall
Aimee Sharrock
Mel Smith



Ciara Davies
Learning Assistants
Nicola Whitham
Gina Edwards
Katarzyna Kacmarczyk
Stephanie Townson


Vicky Martin
Learning Assistants
Gemma Coulton
Claire Dorrington
Fritha Mount
Anna Saxon

FE Centre


Emma Flynn/Sarah Wisniewski
Learning Assistants
Amy Carter
Kate North
Anne Deenihan
Natasha Hargreaves


Claire Tuer
Learning Assistants
Holly Brierley
Viki Milne
Amie-Jo Walling


Gemma Dooney
Learning Assistants
Charlotte Metcalfe​
Dianne Burrow
Faye Riley

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Colette Senar
Learning Assistants
Christine Cairns
Hayley Clarke
Sarah-Jane Chamberlain
Nat Craig
Emmanuel Gadoud
Penny Shackleton
Nicky Smith

Extended Staff

Helen Gaddas

Teaching Assistants
Kay Huett
Amanda Holding
Sharon MacFarlane
Maria Watkins

Registered Speech and Language Therapist
Elizabeth (Beth) Stone

Vocational and Outdoor Technician
Giles Willis

Amanda Gardner
Julia Garman

Feeding & Med Team
Nina Cottam
Hannah Yates

Officer Manager
Tanya Reynolds

Business Support Officers
Natasha Walton
Carly Lynch

Admin Assistant
Alison Collingwood

ICT Technician
Stewart Atkin

Site Supervisors
Bill Davison
Giles Willis

Welfare Assistants
Sarah Alderson
Samantha Brown
Hayley Dickinson
Kate Foxcroft
Maureen Haggan
Collette Harris
Helen Leaver
Susan Mason
Mandy Moore

School Nurse
Kate Wilson

Ami Currie
Rosie Huntley
Kate Foxcroft
Susan Mason
Cheryl Stewart
Josh Verden

Kitchen Staff
Rosie Huntley
Kerry Richards

Contact Us

Please direct all enquiries to the school office team, the telephone will be answered by Tanya, Natasha, Carly or Alison who will ensure the correct member of our school team responds to you. For any further information you can contact us using the details below and we will get back to you.

Phone: 01524 645 43