Education News & School Guides

As a parent, teacher, student, or member of the community – keeping up-to-date with the latest educations news in the UK is important to ensure you have a strong understanding of the education scene, allowing you to deliver the best opportunities for children. 

All of the GDST news right here! Including everything from schools’ successes, GDST events, alumnae stories, think pieces, interviews, GDST Book Club and various opportunities for past, current and future students.

Building Bridges through Language Learning  

For European Day of Languages our TCT for Languages, Simon Piesse, explores his personal passion for communication and the evergreen importance of language learning in schools. 

Celebrating the gift of life this Organ Donation Week: Charlie Brown, alumna of Howell’s School, Llandaff

This week is in the UK and so we were delighted to have the chance to speak with GDST and Howell’s School, Llandaff alumna Charlie Brown: ST7 Specialty Registrar in General Surgery, with a specialist interest in Renal Transplantation.

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II through the Lens of STEM

The GDST looks back at Queen Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign through the lens of various milestones in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics across the 20th and 21st centuries.

Queen Victoria’s Last Voyage – from the archives of Portsmouth High School GDST

An eyewitness account of Queen Victoria’s last voyage across the Solent.

Finalists – Independent Schools of the Year Awards 2022

Seven GDST schools have been selected as Finalists for Independent Schools of the Year Awards 2022. These highly-regarded awards recognise…

Five GDST schools featured in The Tatler Schools Guide 2023

Oxford High School, Kensington Prep School, South Hampstead High School, Wimbledon High School and Putney High School featured in the 2023 edition of The Tatler Schools Guide.


The GCSE results are in and they are superb: 20% of all grades were grade 9; 46% 9/8 and 69%…

Brilliance and Grit from our wonderful Year 11 girls

A well-deserved morning of celebration at Shrewsbury High School as year 11 students collected their GCSE results to warm congratulations…

Excellent GSCE results at Wimbledon High School

Students today celebrated an excellent set of GCSE results – the first, of course, since the pandemic. With much of…

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