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.

Sheffield Class of 1999 and 2012 triumph at old girls netball tournament

By GDST Sheffield Girls'

The Sheffield High School class of 1999, combined with a group of 2012 leavers, triumphed at the first ever Sheffield…

Order, order! The first GDST debating competition takes place at Senate House


The first ever GDST wide debating competition took place on 5th July in the imposing surroundings of Senate House, University…

Food for thought for Nottingham Girls’ High Junior School pupils

By GDST Nottingham Girls' High School

As the culmination of their Design & Technology topic, Year 5 pupils from Nottingham Girls’ High School visited Annie’s Burger Shack…

Alex tries out Headmistress role at Sheffield High School

By GDST Sheffield Girls'

Sheffield High School pupil, sixteen year old Alex H. joined forces with Headmistress Mrs Valerie Dunsford as part of her post…

Sheffield High School gains prestigious ICT Mark Award

By GDST Sheffield Girls'

Pupils at Sheffield High School are at the forefront of using technology to enhance their education, according to the Education Technology…

Nottingham Girls’ High School Knitters present Neonatal Unit with Baby Bonnets

By GDST Nottingham Girls' High School

Nottingham Girls’ High School is celebrating its 140th anniversary this year and has held a variety of events to mark…

Shrewsbury High crowned champions at inaugural GDST Cricket Rally


On Friday 1st of July, fourteen schools from across the GDST network gathered at Hampstead Cricket Club for the first ever…

A trip backstage at the Royal Opera House


A group of 30 GDST sixth formers took at trip to The Royal Opera House backstage centre in Thurrock as…

Brighton & Hove says a fond farewell to Sarah Mashford

By GDST Brighton Girls

The end of this term sees the retirement of Deputy Head, Sarah Mashford, from Brighton and Hove High. Sarah joined…

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