TGS in the News

Healthy Schools Award for TGS

The Gower School was featured in the Independent Schools Magazine regarding our Healthy Schools Award, please see the article on their March 2019 issue on page 19.


TfL Gold for TGS

The Gower School children filled the school with incredibly creative costumes for the Dress Up as a Tube Station Day in February 2019. One of the children decorated the first page of the Islington Tribune and a few more were featured with the article. You can see more photos of the children on the Islington Tribune’s online edition.


TGS Strawberry Tea 2018

The Gower School’s Strawberry Tea 2018 fundraising event for Breast Cancer Care was our most successful to date. The Independent Schools Magazine reported of the event that raised £2,500 for the charity and featured a photo of the children dancing around the schools very own maypole.

You can read the full article on The Independent Schools Magazines October 2018 edition page 29.




TGS choirs sing at the Union Chapel

The Gower School primary school choirs took part in the first ever Independent Schools Association’s London North Music Festival 2018. Miss Gowers, Principal of The Gower School, organised the event as she is also the Treasurer of the London North Area Committee. 500 children sang at the Festival and it was a huge success.

You can read the full article on The Independent Schools Magazines Summer edition page 29.


TGS Primary turns 10

Then Gower School primary school celebrated its 10th Anniversary in 2018. Islington Gazette included a photo of the Reception class singing Happy Birthday to The Gower School during the schools celebratory Teddy Bears picnic.



TGS swimmers make waves in Islington Gazette

Islington Gazette reported on the medal winners from the Independent Schools Association’s London North Competition 2017. Please see the full article on Islington Gazette’s website.




TGS nativity plays in the Islington Tribune

Many of The Gower School children appearded on the Christmas edition of the Islington Tribune in 2017 with a great variety of plays and amazing costumes, thanks to our creative parents.





TGS Strawberry Tea on the cover of Montessori International

Montessori International chose a lovely picture for their Summer 2017 cover featuring some of our children chasing one of the big bubbles created by the Bubble Man during our most recent Strawberry Tea fundraising event for Breast Cancer Care. The issue also features an article about the event as well as incorporating one of our latest girls’ football success stories, you can see a picture of the article on our Facebook page.


Top Class of 2017

This year we said goodbye to our biggest Year Six group to date. Our 20 leavers were featured in the Islington Gazette’s Top Class 2017 feature. We wish them all best of luck for the future!


TGS girls’ Super Squad in ISFA finals

Our Year Six super squad were very impressive and came second after the penalty shootout at the Girls Under 11 ISFA Football Finals. Please have a look at the article in the Islington Gazette published on 13th July 2017.


Leaders of tomorrow

Our lovely Head Boy and Head Girl were interviewed for the Angel Resident’s July 2017 issue. They spoke fondly of their journey through The Gower School and through Montessori education. The journalist visiting the school was very impressed by our kind and articulate children.


TGS raises over £1000 for Breast Cancer Care

We had our biggest ever Strawberry Tea for Breast Cancer Case on Friday 19th May 2017 with over 300 people attending from our nursery and primary. Please see the lovely article featured in the Islington Gazette on 1st June 2017 and also in the Islington Gazette’s online issue.


TGS swimmers competing in the Olympic Pool

Five of the primary school children were featured in Islington Tribune’s online edition on 20th January 2017, as they were getting ready to compete in the Independent Schools Association’s National Swimming Gala at the London Aquatics Centre on Saturday 21st January 2017. They faced tough competition in regional races and did a brilliant job getting into the national finals!


TGS girls’ Super Squad in the news

Our Year Six girls were featured in Islington Tribune after they finished joint first in the Independent Schools Association’s London North Regional Championships at Furzefield Centre in Potters Barn.


Peace Poetry news in Independent Schools Magazine

Our fantastic TGS Peace Poetry 2016 book was featured in the Independent Schools Magazine’s January 2017 issue. Please see the news article on page 20 of the online issue.



Nativity plays 2016

The Gower School’s brilliant nativity plays were featured in a couple of local publications in December 2016. Please take a look at the Islington Tribune and Islington Gazette articles featuring The Gower School children. We were also mentioned in the Islington Tribune’s online article published on 9th December 2016.


MEAB awards and graduation ceremony

The Gower School nursery and primary both achieved MEAB re-accreditation in December 2016. Few of our staff members also graduated and were featured in the the Montessori International Winter 16-17 edition, please take a look at the article.


TGS Poetry Book and Art Competition winner on Islington GazetteLexi with Poetry Book

The Gower School was featured in Islington Gazette on Thursday 3rd November 2016 with a story about our poetry book. Our happy cover girl was pictured holding her winning artwork, which was chosen to decorate the cover of our poetry book.


TGS nursery children doing the Big Toddle around Caledonian Park

Staff, children and parents dressed up as animals for the 2016 Big Toddle around the local Caledonian Park, please see the news article featured in the Montessori International Winter 16-17 edition.


TGS staff fund (and hair!) raising efforts for charity

Four members of staff in our nursery team took part in a skydive in September 2016 to raise money for Child Poverty Action Group and Cancer Research UK. Our extremely brave TGS Free Fallers included Renja Salonen (Admissions), Claire Badejo (Accounts), Laura Gethin (Head of Room in Les Nounours) and Jacqui Tsang (Head of Nursery). Please see the news article in the Islington Gazette and if you would like to donate for either of the very worthy causes, please visit the teams Just Giving page.


The Tatler Nurseries Guide 2016

The Gower School is proud to be recognised as one of Britain’s best nurseries by Tatler magazine in the June 2016 issue. This certainly is a testament to the hard work of all our staff and to our parents for making the nursery such a wonderful place for the children to grow and flourish. We are the only nursery in Islington to be included in the guide, and the only accredited Montessori nursery in London. You can view the feature on their website here.


TGS superstar swimmers at Olympic Pool

Three of our primary school children qualified from the London regional competition to compete at the Independent Schools Association’s National Swimming Gala at the London Aquatics Centre in January 2016. They were featured in Islington Gazette’s online issue on 27th January 2016.


Korean Broadcasting System visits The Gower School

KBS news, which is on the Korean main broadcasting channel, visited The Gower School in February 2015. The main focus of the news story was on the exceptionally high standards of nursery care at The Gower School.  Much focus was given into our safeguarding procedures and how we ensure the highest levels of care of each child. If you would like to view the news segment which featured on KBS, please click here to see the video and to read their report (if you can read Korean that is!).


Montessori Nursery chosen for Prince George – Miss Gowers interviewed for ITN

Following the news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had chosen to send their son Prince George to a Montessori nursery, we received a visit from the royal correspondent of ITN News in December 2015. They interviewed Miss Gowers for the Channel 5 news about the benefits of a Montessori education and why it was that our children were so calm, happy and quiet! The broadcast can be found here.


Our Cover Girl for the Montessori International MagazineMacy-with-magazine

The Gower School graced the front cover of Montessori International Magazine in April 2015 with one of our children. Montessori International Magazine featured photographs of our Holi, Festival of Colours celebrations, where children had a wonderful time exploring paint in the nursery garden.

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