There was a plaque in the hall commemorating the opening of Ravensdale School in 1934…The school was opened in that year by the Mayor of Mansfield . Mayor German Abbott, who lived on Carter Lane, about three doors away from Carter Lane School.Teachers who taught at Ravensdale School in the 1940’s and 1950’s were:
Mr Ely, the Headmaster, who I believe taught at Rosemary School prior to his move to Ravensdale.
Miss Wright, Miss Boole, Miss Sharpe, Miss Robinson, Mrs Stubbs, Miss Smith, Mr. Tucker, Mr. Price, Mr. Daniels, Mr. Boot, Mr Hatfield, Miss Rice, Mr Davies, Mrs Morton and Miss Weddle who went to High Oakham Girls School as Headmistress .
There was also Mr Dallison and Miss Kerry.
Ravensdale was a fine school, It produced many fine pupils who were extremely good at sports.