Children from age 2 can attend Stoke Goldington Pre-school,  Olney Pre-school or Olney Nursery


Ravenstone is served by a wide choice of schools in the public sector. Children of statutory school age can attend Stoke Goldington C of E First School  or  Olney Infant Academy until the end of Key Stage 1. For Key Stage 2 children attend Olney Middle School and transfer to Ousedale School on the Olney campus for secondary education. The local council provide transport for children attending the schools in Olney. All of these schools are rated good or outstanding by Ofsted. In the private sector parents can choose from a range of schools in Bedford, Northampton, Wellingborough or Milton Keynes.

Chapman’s Educational Foundation 

Chapman’s Educational Foundation was founded in 1786 to support young people (under the age of 25) during apprenticeships, industrial, professional, university and college training. The charity was founded originally by the Vicar of Ravenstone, Reverend Robert Chapman to provide a school and education for village children. The school that was set up is now used as the Village Hall and it is still owned by the Foundation. It is a registered charity and residents of the village can apply for funding by contacting the clerk-  H Anderson ( for further information.