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.

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…

GDST Creative Writing Prize Results 2024

The GDST Creative Writing Prize is an eagerly anticipated annual competition drawing in students of all ages from across our…

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.

Inspiring the next generation of scientists

We gathered over 120 Year 5 girls at the famous Royal Institution for our annual Junior Science Conference, held during…

GDST Languages community comes together

Today over 120 Year 7 to 10 students from across GDST schools gathered at Sydenham High School for the annual…

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.

GDST students – including BBC Young Chorister of the Year winner – sing at the Royal Academy of Music

Yesterday, the Girls’ Day School Trust hosted its annual GDST Sing! concert at the Royal Academy of Music in London.…

My voice matters: the importance of teaching girls and young women the art of disagreeing well 

The GDST’s Chief Executive reflects on the theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week – ‘My Voice Matters’ – and how it underpins much of the work going on in our classrooms to build confidence and fearlessness in each student.

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales