St Gabriel’s becomes a fully co-educational nursery, junior and senior school
Year 9 and Year 12 co-educational entry points
Start of the Senior School’s co-educational journey with boys welcomed in to Year 7
90th Birthday and restoration of Oval Room and Library
Garland Science Laboratories and Theatre refurbished
Opening of Sandleford Farmhouse as the new Sixth Form Centre
The Junior School became fully co-educational; The nursery opened its doors to children from the age of six months
Dance Studio opened
Opening of the North Block (MFL & Technology Rooms)
Opening of the Sports Hall
Dining Room and Technology building opened
Science Block built
The Junior School, Falkland St Gabriel's, previously sited at Wash Common moved to Sandleford Priory
A Board of Governors became responsible for the school after the Sisters left
An order of Anglican nuns bought Sandleford Priory and moved the school to its current site
To accommodate growing numbers following the war the Junior School moved to Falkland Lodge, Wash Common, Newbury and was known as Falkland St Gabriel's.
St Gabriel's relocated to Ormonde House, Newbury in January 1943. A house on Donnington Square was also used to accommodate the growing school community.
The school (80 pupils and staff) evacuated to West Ogwell Manor in Devon.
From September to December the school evacuated to Wantage, utilising facilities at the former St Katharine's School site.
St Gabriel's was founded in Mill Hill, London
Sandleford Priory acquired by the Montagu family. Mrs Elizabeth Montagu, the founder of the Blue Stocking Society, employed James Wyatt, to make the 13th Century chapel into a dining room, which was then joined to the house by Wyatt's remarkable Oval Room. The grounds were landscaped by Capability Brown
Sandleford Priory founded for the Austin Canons by Count Geoffrey de Perche and his wife, Matilda, niece of King Richard I