Former Staff And Pupils Saddened By News Of Shaftesbury’s St Mary School Closure

St Mary’s School staff have told us of their shock at hearing that the school has gone into administration.

Their sadness is being shared amongst former colleagues and students locally and across the country.

“My first reaction was that I burst into tears,” said former St Mary’s pupil Gina Mellotte. Gina joins former student Philippa Davis, and David Cohen, head of English for 25 years, in sharing happy memories of St Mary’s.

Listen at 1:00.