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 all staff, the school’s approach to Positive Behaviour Support and the management of provision and resources that support the emotional, mental health and wellbeing of our pupils.

Kathryn is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) for Child Protection, supports Online Safety 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. She also takes an active role in supporting transitions from the school after Year 14 and the development of the school’s Post-19 offer in the Grizedale Centre.

Kathryn has worked for Lancashire for over 20 years and has worked with children and young adults across a range of different settings in the county.

Anna Bradley - 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

Departmental Teams

EYFS and Primary


Eliza Campbell
Carla Huddleston
Jessica McCartney
Rebecca McGillivray
Megan Miller
Rebekah Woodruff

Teaching Assistants

Jessie Atkinson
Agnes Borys
Faye Brown
Terri Butterworth
Amy Carter
Eleanor Cooke
Hayley Dickinson
Claire Dorrington
Louise Graveson
Emma Greene
Amanda Holding
Kay Huett-White


Kasia Kacmaraczyk
Helen Lawrence
Ella Marshall
Elizabeth Muckle
Rebecca Nicholson
Nicola Owen
Marie Rawlings
Amy Riley
Chemini Rowland
Mel Smith
Kerry Sterriker
Amie-Jo Walling
Maria Watkins



Zoe Batty
Helen Gaddas
Vicky Martin

Teaching Assistants

Natasha Hargreaves
Samantha Brown
Louise Carney-Jackson
Clair Clegg
Gemma Coulton
Kev Duncan


Louise Mottram
Sara Pearce
Penny Shackleton
Brooke Walker
Chloe Williams

FE Centre


Emma Flynn
Claire Tuer
Sarah Wisniewski

Teaching Assistants

Sheryl Bentham
Holly Brierley
Michaela Darby
Sharon MacFarlane
Charlotte Metcalfe



Viki Milne
Kate North
Faye Riley
Rosie Rushworth
Donna Simpson

Post 19


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

Extended Staff

Teaching Assistants
Tom Birnie
Anna Saxon
Tracey Jackson
Julia Middleton

Medication Team Lead
Nina Cottam

Registered Speech and Language Therapist
Elizabeth (Beth) Stone

Vocational and Outdoor Technician
Giles Willis

Officer Manager
Tanya Reynolds

Business Support Officers
Natasha Walton
Suzanne Lord
Clare Brown

ICT Technician
Stewart Atkin

Site Supervisors
Bill Davison
Giles Willis

Welfare Assistants

Sarah Alderson
Laura Bray
Heather Brownbill
Kimberley Cambray
Amanda Collins
Kate Foxcroft
Maureen Haggan
Joy Heald
Charlene Hope
Charlotte Howard
Sue Mason
Mandy Moore
Chloe Pedder

School Nurse
Kate Wilson

Heather Brownbill
Rosie Huntley
Kate Foxcroft
Patricia MacFarlane
Sue Mason
Cheryl Stewart
Josh Verden

Kitchen Staff
Rosie Huntley
Kerry Richards