Kensington Prep wins at the Independent School Awards


Kensington Prep declared ‘Independent Prep School of the Year’.

Howell’s partnership with Wales Millenium Centre


Howell’s launches partnership with the Wales Millennium Centre and enjoys the RSC’s superb production of Matilda the Musical.

GDST RUNGWAY – Mentoring for every sixth former becoming a reality

In a major move designed to enable every GDST sixth form student to connect with the GDST’s alumnae family, we’ve…

Putney High School’s production of The Ash Girl

By GDST Putney High School

Professional actor and director, Katharine Drury, became Director in Residence at Putney in June 2018 primarily to audition, cast and direct, The Ash Girl by British-based playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker. This production premiered on 5th December 2018.

Action Woman Awards 2018


Seven of our GDST girls were invited to BT Sports Studios to meet and chat with successful sports personalities, including sporting hero Clare Balding.

GDST | Book Award Ceremony at Portsmouth High School

By GDST Portsmouth High School

Lisa Heathfield has won the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) Book Award 2017/18 with her novel Paper Butterflies and received her award during a visit to Portsmouth High School.

GDST | Charity Fashion Show at Portsmouth High School

By GDST Portsmouth High School

The Portsmouth High School Sixth Form have just held their annual Charity Week which culminated in a glittering and dazzling Fashion Show last week.

An Evening of Poetry with Helena Bonham Carter

By GDST South Hampstead High School

South Hampstead High School welcomed back two of its former pupils, Helena Bonham Carter and Allie Esiri, to talk about their time at South Hampstead High and their mutual love for poetry.

Northampton High celebrates its 140th Birthday!

By GDST Northampton High School

140 Years Old – a memorable birthday year! Big birthdays should always be a cause for celebration and this year…

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23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales