Saville House School was housed for a number of years, in what had been the old Sherwood Hall before eventually moving to Mansfield Woodhouse in the 1960s. It was a private school and the Head Mistress seen on this photo was Mrs Doris Floyd. Known teachers were Mrs Iris Ram, Miss Gillian Charles, Miss Hardy and Barbara Smith.
The pupils on this photo are;
Top row – David Jefferies, Patricia Allen, Melanie Salter, Stephen Taylor, Ann Laughton, Robert Perry, Lorraine?, Bevery Robins, Peter Longson.
Middle row - John Grainger, Andrew Hewitt, Ann Lovesy, Caroline ?, Dilys Chaplain, Susan Walker, Patricia Stokes, .?.
Front row – Angela Beard, Rosemary Beard, Geoffry Bennett, Mrs D W Floyd, .?. Carol Timmons, Louise Laughton.
Research into the school is part of the Abbey School & Forest Town Heritage Group ‘Looking Forwards by Looking Back’ project for which Abbey School has been awarded Lottery Funding. part of the project is to look at the history of the old Sherwood Hall, its occupants and uses. If anyone can tell us more about Saville House School, please add a comment below or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks go to Beverly Lock for this photo