Oak Bank Open Air School, Sevenoaks, Kent

I don't have very much information about this open air school unfortunately. Can anyone help with a description of it?


The school, situated in Seal was an independent residential school for delicate children. It was certainly open in the 1930s, but I am not sure how much earlier. It closed in 1961.


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The above postcoard of the Girls' Ward (downstairs) was sent in 1937 from the school itself to an address in Putney about a child who had recently arrived at the school:

"Veronica has arrived quite safely and is settling down very happily and making lots of new little friends. She will send you a little letter next week to let you know how she is getting on"



Some records of the school are held at the London Metropolitan Archives.




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