Silicon schools and their carbon cores

By Dr Kevin Stannard

The GDST’s Director of Innovation and Learning, Kevin Stannard, explores the impact AI is having – and will have – on education and future jobs (some that do not yet exist).

GDST Junior Shakespeare Festival

By Will Wareing

Girls from GDST schools around the UK enjoyed a Shakespeare-themed day at Howell’s School in Wales. Read all about it and watch our video.

Lord Mayor of Portsmouth starts 10km charity walk

By GDST Portsmouth High School

Over 400 girls from Portsmouth High School took part in a 10km walk on Friday 29 March 2019 in support of two international organisations.

GDST girls around the world- Talya Sher


Talya Sher (South Hampstead)- The Oakley Award “I spent the month of July Volunteering in Quepos, Costa Rica. I arrived…

GDST girls around the world- Macy Guimaraes


“In August of 2018 I travelled to Bali for a month with the organisation IVHQ. I volunteered on the teaching…

GDST girls around the world- Ellen Bridson


Ellen Bridson, Birkenhead Ellen enjoys strolling around the city in between museum visits “The experience of travelling to Berlin and…

GDST girls around the world- travel scholarships 2018


GDST Travel Scholarships 2018 The GDST is delighted to offer a range of scholarships for year 13 students wishing to…

GDST Book Club: Educated by Tara Westover

By Dr Kevin Stannard

Kevin Stannard, Director of Innovation and Learning at the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) reviews Educated by Tara Westover, the latest review in our monthly book club series.

GDST girls around the world- Katie Jenkins

Katie Jenkins, Howell’s, The Aline Cholmondeley Scholarship “During the summer of 2018, I was fortunate to undertake a number of…

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales