Henley High School

Sketch of Sherwood Hall | J Michael Hargeaves
Sketch of Sherwood Hall
J Michael Hargeaves

This school is a bit of a mystery, oral history and brief information in the Mansfield newspapers suggest it was based in Mansfield and High Pavement, Sutton. Now we have discovered an advert for it being at Sherwood Hall in 1952. Does anyone recall it being there, or remember any of the teachers?


Sherwood Hall, Mansfield,

for Boys and Girls (5-16)

Now re-organised for intensive education by:

Maj. D. Vaughan, M.A. etc. (English, History, French, Latin)

Mr. O.F. Brindley, F.N.I.C.S. (Maths, Science, Geography)

Mr. D. Marshall, L.R.A.M. A.T.C.L. (Music)

Mr. L. Fenton Int. & N.D.D. (Art, Handicrafts)

Mr. I. Scott, Lon. Mat. (General subjects, Cricket, Tennis)

Miss M. Adams, M.F.T Com. P.C.T (Shorthand, Typing etc.)

Other qualified teachers,

Mrs. B. Smith, Miss M. Fells, Miss H. Brown,

Miss S. Keyworth.

Riding teacher, Miss June Harris

Best Private School premises in the County

Inspections invited

For terms apply The Headmaster.


An advert discovered Mansfield, Sutton & Kirkby Chronicle, March 20th 1952, p.6  (Mansfield Local Studies Library)

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  • Henley High School started at the Henley Memorial Hall Portland Street Mansfield after the war Capt Vaughan lodged at our house late war years. I attended 1949-1950 until it moved away from Mansfield. John Sankey also attended

    By John Irons (21/12/2018)

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