As specialists in girls’ education, we tailor our teaching to the way girls learn best.
The GDST is a family of independent schools and 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. At the 2021 TES Independent School awards – a ceremony recognising the best independent schools across the UK – several GDST schools won top prizes. Notting Hill & Ealing High School won ‘Senior School of the Year’, Norwich High School for Girls won ‘Wellbeing Initiative of the Year’ and Streatham & Clapham High School won ‘Student Initiative of the Year’.
As part of a festive-themed Adventures in Bookland, over 2000 Y4, 5 and 6 pupils from 18 schools across the GDST listened to author Cat Doyle discuss reworking A Christmas Carol.
150 girls from 21 schools across the GDST family came together for Day of Dance, held this year at BASE Studio in London’s Vauxhall.
Junior pupils across our family of schools have been getting into the festive spirit by designing Christmas cards as part of a GDST-wide competition.
The GDST has begun consultation with our teachers and their recognised trade union, the NEU, across our 23 independent schools on proposed changes to teachers’ pensions.
When it comes to the environment, it is the energy of young people that will drive us forward, writes the GDST’s Chief Executive.
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