History in the making

Nottingham Girls’ High School is marking Black History month with a whole-school competition that celebrates inspiring black people.

A Positive return to school

The Positive Group has filmed a webinar to help GDST staff and students manage uncertainties around the new school term.

In praise of poetry

For National Poetry Day 2020 we are proud to share some of the winners of the GDST Poetry Prize.

Student voice

Northampton High School staged a successful week of events to celebrate European Day of Languages.

Alex, one of the winning debate duo from Wimbledon High School

Heated debate

Wimbledon High School have won the St Paul’s Girls’ School debating tournamen, beating some 40 teams from across the country and beyond.

Boundary breakers

When women’s cricket was show live on UK TV for the first time in years, the GDST was there, too, featured on advertising banners around the ground.

Learning unleashed

The GDST’s answer to lockdown was Limitless Learning, 160 academic enrichment and life-skill courses delivered to students by teachers and volunteers from across the GDST family.

Tomorrow’s education today

The GDST’s Chief Executive, Cheryl Giovannoni, looks at how its schools are reshaping the future of learning.

Community: The crux of the post-lockdown classroom

With widespread concern about students’ lost learning due to lockdown, Suzy Pett, Director of Studies at Wimbledon High School, points out that the return to the classroom – and the very act of learning itself – is intrinsically about human connection and communion.

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