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The road less travelled

The GDST has launched a pilot Enterprise Scheme for Sixth Form students as an introduction to a career as an entrepreneur.

My journey began at Wimbledon High

GDST alumna, writer and broadcaster, Afua Hirsch, wowed the audience when she joined Wimbledon Head Fionnuala Kennedy to talk about her life and career.

GDST Talks

We are proud to launch GDST Talks, our series of online seminars for GDST parents and alumnae.

A Future Learn and GDST partnerships offers students a unique learning opportunity

Students at Northampton High School have joined an innovative FutureLearn course to help them study for their Extended Project Qualification.

Flower power  

Pupils at South Hampstead High School are helping this year’s Poppy Appeal by making flowering eco poppies.

STEM champion

South Hampstead High School’s Director of STEM has been awarded the 2020 Daphne Jackson Medal for her exceptional contribution to Physics education.

Mentor, big sister and friend

Lily Peters (Royal High School Bath) and Eliza Cummings-Cove (Blackheath High School) talk about their mentoring partnership as part of the GDST alumnae mentoring programme.

Mind bending

Cognitive flexibility refers to our ability to modify how we think, and therefore, behave. It is a fundamental skill for an uncertain future, say Harriet Brown and Dr Eloise Crush of the Positive Group

Helpful, powerful and valuable: mentoring on GDST Rungway

We have welcomed over 2,500 users to GDST Rungway, our safe, supportive online community, offering advice and mentorship to our sixth formers at the click of a button.

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