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.

My favourite thing about working for NASA

Nottingham Girls’ High School Alumna Susie Allen-Sierpinski chatted with headteacher Julie Keller for the April 2023 instalment of our In Conversation With series.

Understanding Wraparound Care for Children

The benefits of wraparound care for your children. How wraparound care works, best practices, and its impact on schools and children.

Languages Create Adventures

Notting Hill and Ealing High school welcomed 161 students from 11 GDST schools across the GDST family to celebrate the latest GDST Languages Festival.

Making a Mess, Scientifically! 

GDST junior girls marked British Science Week 2023 by coming together for a day of scientific experiments, live demonstrations and controlled explosions at The Royal Institute of Science.

(Left to right) Genelle Aldred, India Gary Martin, Jo Sharrock, Kaisha-Wade Speid and Laura Coryton

Hope will always thrive when women and girls empower each other

The GDST’s Chief Executive reflects on the achievements of remarkable women across the globe this year and why we should not give up hope for a better future.

GDST girls urged to “keep breaking down barriers”. 

On International Women’s Day, Streatham & Clapham High School girls were paid a visit by the US Ambassador to the UK and urged to “keep breaking down barriers”.

Exploring the Necessity of SEND inclusion this Neurodiversity Week

The GDST’s Trust Consultant Teacher for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) explores a more positive future for children and young people with SEND. 

We need to talk about STEM: putting rocket boosters under girls’ ambitions

The progress that has been made in girls’ education cannot be taken for granted writes the GDST’s Chief Executive.

What are the Different School Year Groups in the UK?

There are a number of year groups, and key stages, that your child will go through before they finish compulsory education. Find out what you need to know.

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales