Education Matters

TEDx Oxford High School GDST

Oxford High School’s first TEDx event explores ways young people need to pivot to tackle whatever life throws at them.

Future female leaders are born in the classroom, but should be nurtured by society as a whole

A recent global report by the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership (GIWL) at King’s College London, revealed that the British…

Celebrating trailblazing GDST alumnae and future changemakers

To mark Women’s History Month, we are celebrating the remarkable ‘firsts’ that GDST alumnae have accomplished across a range of professions, as well as the laudable aspirations of the future changemakers being educated in our schools.

International Women’s Day: a pivotal moment to champion fearless women and inspire every girl who wants to create a better future for all

A word from the GDST’s Chief Executive to mark International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month 2024.

Skills for Life – National Apprenticeship Week 2024

This National Apprenticeship Week we interviewed a GDST alumna about her apprenticeship in Electrical & Electronics at Rolls-Royce.

NHEHS's Junior Head Ms Bevan with the oldest and youngest pupil currently attending the Junior School.

GDST Nurseries and Prep schools Round Up — Autumn Term 2023

Our Autumn 2023 Round Up of some of the brilliant events and activities that took place in our GDST Nurseries and Junior schools this term.

Celebrating the Unifying Power of Partnerships Across the GDST 

A word from the GDST’s Chief Executive during Partnerships Week 2023 – a celebration of cross-sector partnership working between state and independent schools.

GDST alumnae recognised at the 2023 Women of the Future awards

We were delighted to have three brilliant GDST alumnae shortlisted in the Women of the Future Awards, which resulted in a Category Winner and Special Mention for two of our former GDST students respectively.

How to Empower Girls — Cheryl Giovannoni on the The Ben Morton Leadership Podcast

Cheryl Giovannoni joins Ben Morton’s podcast to discuss her role as GDST’s Chief Executive and the importance of empowering girls in education and leadership.

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales