Education News & School Guides

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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.

Update on the proposed GDST Flexible Pension Plan

The GDST has begun consultation with our teachers and their recognised trade union, the NEU, across our 23 independent schools on proposed changes to teachers’ pensions.

GDST juniors created 'pledge hogs' to mark their commitment to climate action during COP26

GDST designing the future

When it comes to the environment, it is the energy of young people that will drive us forward, writes the GDST’s Chief Executive.

How the GDST promotes kindness

Tomorrow, 13 November, is World Kindness Day; a moment designed to spread compassion, generosity and leading by example. At the…

Eco-awareness in Education: GDST and UN Climate Change COP26

With the UN Climate Change COP26 starting this week, we address the issues of eco awareness and eco anxiety, and…

World Kindness Day 2021

Our teachers and professionals discuss the importance of World Kindness Day 2021. GDST values the importance of kindness and wellbeing for girls’ education. Find out more today.

Outdoor Classroom Day & Learning

November 4th marks Outdoor Classroom Day, a global movement to inspire and celebrate outdoor play and learning, at home and…

Meet the GDST team at the Independent Schools Show 2021

The Girls Day School Trust (GDST) is delighted to be hosting a stand at the Independent Schools Show this year.…

Dame Jacqueline Wilson inspires young writers in the GDST

As part of our Adventures in Bookland series, we welcomed Dame Jacqueline Wilson to delight and inspire Year 4 and…

Launch event for GDST LEAD programme, inspiring female entrepreneurs

Last week, over 140 students from across the GDST family came together online to hear from entrepreneurs, philanthropists, business leaders…

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