Former Shaftesbury School Head Mark Blackman’s Vision For St Mary’s School

Dorset Council bought St Mary’s Shaftesbury School in January. So how do you launch a new special educational needs school?

Mark Blackman

Chief operating officer Mark Blackman tells us. And the former head of Shaftesbury School explains the new school’s vision. Mark tells us why he left his Dorset education director role for this new post.

£5million has been set aside for works at the school. We ask Mark whether this is enough.