Sustainability

Croydon High School recognised by Sir David Attenborough

Croydon High Junior School Gardening Club receive School For Nature Award – signed and approved by Sir David Attenborough.

The GDST Energy Programme

How the GDST’s Energy Programme aims to educate students on the importance of reducing carbon emissions as a key sustainability goal.

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.

Brand new sustainable building for junior girls at Notting Hill & Ealing High School

Students and staff at Notting Hill and Ealing High School celebrate the opening of their new state-of-the-art Junior School.

Portsmouth High School GDST wins the EduCCate Global Bronze Award and the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award

Portsmouth High School GDST has won not one but two sustainability awards with EduCCate Global.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales