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Sheffield Girls’ student wins Young Chorister Of the Year Competition 2023

On Sunday 3rd November, the BBC broadcasted the Young Chorister of the Year 2023 Finals which saw a Sheffield Girls’ student claim a top prize. 

(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”.

Norwich High School for Girls recognised in 2023 Parent Power League

Norwich High School for Girls GDST has been awarded The Sunday Times East Anglian Independent Secondary School of The Year in the 2023 Parent Power League.

Girls want to save the planet – let’s not hold them back

As the COP27 climate summit draws to a close, the GDST’s Chief Executive reflected on the interesting soundbites from Greta Thunberg’s UK media tour for her new book, The Climate Book, most notably her confirmation that she declined an invitation to attend COP27 due to ‘greenwashing concerns’.

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II through the Lens of STEM

The GDST looks back at Queen Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign through the lens of various milestones in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics across the 20th and 21st centuries.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Everyone here at the Girls’ Day School Trust is greatly saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen…

GDST juniors created 'pledge hogs' to mark their commitment to climate action during COP26

GDST designing the future

When it comes to the environment, it is the energy of young people that will drive us forward, writes the GDST’s Chief Executive.

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales