International Women’s Day 2019

By Cheryl Giovannoni

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, a word from our CEO Cheryl Giovannoni about the importance of forging a more gender-balanced world.

2018: Dr Nirupa Murugaesu, Notting Hill & Ealing High School, Clinical Lead for Molecular Oncology at Genomics England

GDST Girl for Life Magazine 2019/20

  Welcome to the new GDST Girl for Life, the magazine for the GDST’s alumnae network. In this issue…  

GDST Book Club: Michelle Obama’s Becoming

By Cheryl Giovannoni

Cheryl Giovannoni, CEO at The Girls’ Day School Trust, reviews Becoming by Michelle Obama, the first in our new book review series.

Holograms, lava lamps and slime… who said science was boring?


Year 5 girls at Howell’s have visited the Senior School for experiments with the Whizz Bang Science Team.

Musicians go wild at Portsmouth High School Gala Concert

By GDST Portsmouth High School

Portsmouth High school showcase the talented musicians at their school with a concert at Portsmouth Cathedral

Innovation and Learning – GDST Courses 2019

The GDST holds a range of events throughout the year, for our GDST students, alumnae and teachers as well as courses open to those not in the GDST family.  We are passionate about innovation and learning and in sharing knowledge.

Mentoring at the GDST

The growth of mentoring continues to rise, with much of the media coverage on it focusing on the importance of…

GDST Select VII netball team victorious against Leeds Rhinos


Team Captain, Laura Smith, gives a round-up of the team’s triumphant win.

Promoting wellbeing in our schools


During Children’s Mental Health Week, we take a look at how GDST schools promote wellbeing for our girls

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales