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.

Nottingham Girls’ hosts 729 students from 15 schools for thought-provoking theatrical production of Protest

729 students from 15 schools, including 12 state-maintained and three independent schools, gathered to enjoy the thought-provoking production Protest hosted at Nottingham Girls’ High School.

Over 700 pupils compete in GDST inaugural Regional Festival of Sport

In February 2024, students from across the GDST’s family of schools participated in the first ever GDST Regional Festival of Sport.

Skills for Life – National Apprenticeship Week 2024

This National Apprenticeship Week we interviewed a GDST alumna about her apprenticeship in Electrical & Electronics at Rolls-Royce.

GDST alumna and female project team lead the design and construction of new sustainable learning space

The GDST alumna and female project team behind the design and construction of Notting Hill & Ealing’s new sustainable junior school building.

GDST Alumnae Recognised in the King’s New Year Honours

Six GDST alumnae, and a former GDST Council Chair, have been awarded for their exceptional service to society. Dianne Jeffrey…

GDST Senior Schools and Sixth Forms Round Up — Autumn Term 2023

Our Autumn 2023 Round Up of the events, activities and successes that took place at our GDST Senior Schools and Sixth Form this term.

GDST Humanities Essay Prize Results 2023

In the summer term of 2023, senior school students from across the GDST explored how the Humanities could better equip us to transform the world. Discover the entries and winners.

Keeping the HEARTS beating at Belvedere Academy

The Belvedere Academy team joined the HEARTS project – with 10 other schools – which aimed to tackle attendance at schools and reduce suspensions and permanent exclusions.

NHEHS's Junior Head Ms Bevan with the oldest and youngest pupil currently attending the Junior School.

GDST Nurseries and Prep schools Round Up — Autumn Term 2023

Our Autumn 2023 Round Up of some of the brilliant events and activities that took place in our GDST Nurseries and Junior schools this term.

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales