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.

Twelve Triumphant Teams, One GDST Psychology Cup

Notting Hill & Ealing High School welcomed A-Level participants from across the GDST to compete in the Psychology Cup.

TEDx Nottingham Girls’ GDST

Nottingham Girls’ High School GDST look at what humanity can bring to the greater good at their first TEDx event.

In Conversation With Wimbledon High School alumna Sara Nathan

A conversation with Sara Nathan OBE, co-founder of charity Refugees at Home, a former TV producer and GDST Alumna of the Year 2022 finalist.

Climate Change – Keeping a Cool Head in a Storm

Lorraine Whitmarsh MBE, Professor of Environmental Psychology at University of Bath and Director of the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations, explains the escalating concerns around climate change, and the future that she sees. 

2023 – The Year of being Cheeky

Alumna of Sutton High School Aletha Shepherd shares her journey from a council estate in Wallington, to Coachella with Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner, a dance-off with Channing Tatum, tips and advice from Bryan Cranston, and Christmas with Jamie Foxx.

We are One — Year 6 pupils complete a ‘Changing Climates Curriculum’

We Are One is a GDST-wide eco project for Year 6 pupils which was piloted by 22 GDST schools in 2023.  Learn more about this sustainability initiative.

A Cultural Icon over a 90 year career

The GDST, along with Nottingham Girls’ High School, were delighted to award June Spencer the GDST Exceptional Contribution award in July 2022.

My school memories by Charlene Hunter

Charlene Hunter MBE, CEO and founder of Coding Black Females, shares her memories of Nottingham Girls’ High School.

Soundtrack to my School Days with Beth Cordingly

Beth Cordingly, a TV, stage and film actor as well as GDST alumna, talks about the music from her school days at Brighton Girls.

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales