As specialists in girls’ education, we tailor our teaching to the way girls learn best.
The GDST is a family of 25 girls’ schools, including 23 independent schools and two academies, across England and Wales. As all girls’ schools, we deliver innovative learning for girls aged three to eighteen. From nursery, primary and prep school, throughout secondary school and Sixth Form, they learn in an environment where every girl thrives.
We are proud that our schools are recognised for their excellence in teaching and pastoral care. In The Sunday Times’ 2023 Parent Power league table, Sheffield High School were crowned Independent Secondary School of The Year in the North and Norwich High School were crowned East Anglian Independent Secondary School of The Year. At the 2021 TES Independent School awards, several GDST schools won top prizes, including Notting Hill & Ealing High School for ‘Senior School of the Year’.
On Sunday 3rd November, the BBC broadcasted the Young Chorister of the Year 2023 Finals which saw a Sheffield Girls’ student claim a top prize.
A word from the GDST’s Chief Executive during Partnerships Week 2023 – a celebration of cross-sector partnership working between state and independent schools.
In November 2023, over 150 students took part in anti-bullying ambassadors training sessions run by The Diana Award at Royal High School Bath GDST
We were delighted to have three brilliant GDST alumnae shortlisted in the Women of the Future Awards, which resulted in a Category Winner and Special Mention for two of our former GDST students respectively.
A conversation between Shrewsbury High School Head and alumna Emilie Weaving about all things mechanical engineering, motorbikes, and more.
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