GDST Oxbridge Conference 2015


  The 2015 GDST Oxbridge Conference took place in July at Clare College Cambridge for over 100 GDST Sixth Formers…

Too much information?

By Dr Kevin Stannard

How many countries does the equator pass through? Where is the pituitary gland? In which century was Abraham Lincoln born?…

GDST Athletics Rally and Day of Dance 2015


National Women in Engineering Day – a time for reflection

By Helen Fraser

Set up by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) to celebrate its 95th anniversary in 2014, National Women in Engineering Day…

Reliving the Blitz wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

By GDST Birkenhead High School Academy

Today, Birkenhead High School Academy has received £81,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project, Reliving the Blitz, Birkenhead…

Snakes and ladders

By Helen Fraser

How can we prepare our students for the ups and downs women experience in the workplace? Helen Fraser’s speech to the GDST Annual Conference 2015

GDST Junior Golf tournament


The GDST junior golf tournament for girls from Years 4, 5 and 6 was held on 22 June at Wimbledon Park golf club.

Confidence… I’ve heard it all before

By Helen Fraser

When it comes to girls (and women) and confidence, so much has been written and surmised, it’s a challenge to…

Much more than academic excellence…

By Helen Fraser

The increase in the number of independent school pupils, highlighted by the latest ISC Annual Census, is a clear indication…

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