Sheffield Girls’ named ‘Independent Secondary School of The Year in the North’

Sheffield Girls’ GDST have been named as the top independent school in the north of England in a leading education report by the Sunday Times.

Norwich High School for Girls recognised in 2023 Parent Power League

Norwich High School for Girls GDST has been awarded The Sunday Times East Anglian Independent Secondary School of The Year in the 2023 Parent Power League.

Dr Ellie Cannon wins GDST Alumna of the Year 2022

We are delighted to announce that this year’s Alumna of the Year award goes to Newcastle High School alumna Dr Ellie Cannon.

GDST Junior Christmas Card Competition

Junior pupils across our family of schools have been getting into the festive spirit by designing brilliant Christmas cards as…

Birkenhead High School 50 year (plus one) Reunion

A group of Birkenhead High School Academy alumnae gathered together in August to commemorate 50 (plus 1) years since they finished school.

Dr Grace Spence Green is GDST Trailblazer of the Year

We are delighted to announce that this year’s winner of the GDST Trailblazer Award is South Hampstead High School alumna, Dr Grace Spence Green.

Our TCTs for PSHE ‘Reach Out’ for Anti Bullying Week and World Kindness Day

The theme for Anti Bullying Week in 2022 was ‘Reach Out’. To highlight this, and World Kindness Day, our Trust…

Bringing the GDST family together for our 150th anniversary

Over 20,000 students and 4,000 staff united for a very special moment last week to celebrate the Girls’ Day School…

Girls want to save the planet – let’s not hold them back

As the COP27 climate summit draws to a close, the GDST’s Chief Executive reflected on the interesting soundbites from Greta Thunberg’s UK media tour for her new book, The Climate Book, most notably her confirmation that she declined an invitation to attend COP27 due to ‘greenwashing concerns’.

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23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales