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. 

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Ipswich alumna Dr Cheryll Adams (nee Howells) awarded CBE in Queen’s 90th birthday honours


The founding director of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), Dr Cheryll Adams, is to become a Commander of the British…

Cheryl Giovannoni appointed Chief Executive of the GDST


The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) has announced the appointment of Cheryl Giovannoni as its new Chief Executive Officer with…

Former Howell’s student wins a “WeAreTheCity’s Top 100 Rising Star” Award


Everyone at Howell’s School, Llandaff was delighted to hear that former student Sarah Stevens, from the Class of 1998, has won…

Performers get star treatment at Sydenham High School Awards evening

By GDST Sydenham High School

Some of Sydenham High School’s top performers in drama, music and dance received West End star treatment at their very…

Fingers on buzzers for the Junior Quiz!


The 2016 Junior quiz was held on Monday 6th June, hosted by Northampton High School. The competition started with 18…

The Value of Grit – Angela Duckworth speaks at Wimbledon High School

By GDST Wimbledon High School

What is grit and how do we foster it in our young people? On Tuesday 24th May, over 500 students,…

Back in time for School – Nottingham Girls’ High School celebrates its 140 Year Anniversary in Style

By GDST Nottingham Girls' High School

During the course of this academic year, Nottingham Girls’ High School has been celebrating its 140th anniversary in a variety…

Actress Sarah Parish opens new Portsmouth High Junior School building

By GDST Portsmouth High School

Portsmouth High School was delighted to welcome actress, Sarah Parish, to its Junior School yesterday (Tuesday 24th May) to open new classrooms for Year…

HRH arrives in Cardiff


Howell’s School, Llandaff have launched an exciting new initiative, Hywelians Return To Howell’s (HRH), a scheme which welcomes alumni back…

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