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GDST Annual Reception


Almost 300 people attended the GDST Annual Rreception. Guests enjoyed performances from two of the finalists from this year’s Young…

Sydenham High entrepreneurs sow seeds of success

By GDST Sydenham High School

A Young Enterprise team comprised of Sydenham High and Dulwich College students has scooped the Retail Excellence Award at the two schools’…

The heart and craft of teaching – GDST Annual conference 2016


The GDST’s annual conference in June brought together heads, chairmen of governors, trustees and senior staff from the GDST’s 24 schools,…

Sheffield High PE teacher attends Queen’s garden party

By GDST Sheffield Girls'

A PE teacher from Sheffield High School was invited to attend the Queen’s Garden Party for her outstanding services to South Yorkshire…

Athletics Rally and Day of Dance 2016


On Monday 13 June, nearly 1,000 girls and staff gathered at the University of Bath for the annual GDST Athletics…

GCSEs contribute to a ‘bottleneck mindset’ among teenagers


Student survey results revealed at the 2016 GDST Annual Conference in London.

Costume designer Jenny Beavan is GDST Alumna of the Year


Multi award-winning costume designer, Jenny Beavan, an alumna of Putney High School, has won the 2016 GDST Alumna of the…

Channelling your inner cheerleader

By Helen Fraser

Helen Fraser’s speech to the GDST Annual Conference on Wednesday 15 June 2016. Someone asked me recently whether it felt…

Ipswich alumna Dr Cheryll Adams (nee Howells) awarded CBE in Queen’s 90th birthday honours


The founding director of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), Dr Cheryll Adams, is to become a Commander of the British…

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