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.

GDST Staff recognised through International Sustainability Award

Schools across the GDST have achieved the eduCCate Global Bronze Award, an international climate literacy programme designed to build schools’ confidence and capacity to deliver high impact, solution focused climate change education.

GDST Laurie Magnus Poetry Prize results 2023

We are delighted to announce the results of the GDST Laurie Magnus Poetry Prize 2023. Discover the winners and read the brilliant poems.

2022: Dr Ellie Cannon, Newcastle High School for Girls, NHS Doctor, Broadcaster and Health writer

A conversation with Alumna of the Year 2022 Dr Ellie Cannon

Dr Ellie Cannon tells us about life as NHS GP, her side hustle as a TV doctor and what it’s like to work with Eamonn Holmes.

The Rules I live By with Grace Spence Green

A conversation with GDST Trailblazer of the Year 2022, Grace Spence Green, a junior doctor working to challenge the narratives surrounding disability, medicine and identity.

In Conversation With Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh MBE

Portsmouth High School alumna Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh talks to headteacher Jane Prescott as part of our In Conversation With series.

GDST Life Alumnae Magazine 2023/24

GDST Life, the GDST alumnae magazine lands today – a whole host of features and articles, tips and viewpoints from a range of alumnae contributors, GDST and school news.

GDST Creative Writing Prize Results 2023

This year’s theme for the GDST Creative Writing prize was ‘Our Planet’. Discover the winners, runners up and read some brilliant stories from GDST girls.

One World: Amplifying Young Voices to Build a More Sustainable Future

Our Chief Executive reflects on the GDST’s “One World” sustainability strategy and how we are meeting our ambitious but critically important sustainability targets.

Tes Schools Awards 2023: GDST finalists announced

The shortlist for the 2023 Tes Schools Awards has been announced and we’re delighted that GDST schools have been recognised.  

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales