Female digital leaders inspire the next generation at the GDST App Design Challenge


On Friday 20 November, 32 GDST students from a range of schools took part in the final of the first…

GDST Young Leaders’ Conference 2015


The annual GDST Young Leaders’ Conference is a unique leadership challenge that brings together over 140 Year 13 student leaders (head girls, deputies and senior prefects) from all 25 sixth forms at GDST schools and academies.

GDST Junior Maths Conference 2015


The first collaborative academic conference for Year 6 pupils from across the GDST took place in October 2015. Nearly 120…

GDST Oxbridge Conference 2015


  The 2015 GDST Oxbridge Conference took place in July at Clare College Cambridge for over 100 GDST Sixth Formers…

Too much information?

By Dr Kevin Stannard

How many countries does the equator pass through? Where is the pituitary gland? In which century was Abraham Lincoln born?…

GDST Athletics Rally and Day of Dance 2015


National Women in Engineering Day – a time for reflection

By Helen Fraser

Set up by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to celebrate its 95th anniversary in 2014, National Women in Engineering Day…

Reliving the Blitz wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

By GDST Birkenhead High School Academy

Today, Birkenhead High School Academy has received £81,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, Reliving the Blitz, Birkenhead…

GDST Junior Golf tournament


The GDST junior golf tournament for girls from Years 4, 5 and 6 was held on 22 June at Wimbledon Park golf club.

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales