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…

Cheryl Giovannoni appointed Chief Executive of the GDST


The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) has announced the appointment of Cheryl Giovannoni as its new Chief Executive Officer with…

Former Howell’s student wins a “WeAreTheCity’s Top 100 Rising Star” Award


Everyone at Howell’s School, Llandaff was delighted to hear that former student Sarah Stevens, from the Class of 1998, has won…

Performers get star treatment at Sydenham High School Awards evening

By GDST Sydenham High School

Some of Sydenham High School’s top performers in drama, music and dance received West End star treatment at their very…

Fingers on buzzers for the Junior Quiz!


The 2016 Junior quiz was held on Monday 6th June, hosted by Northampton High School. The competition started with 18…

The Value of Grit – Angela Duckworth speaks at Wimbledon High School

By GDST Wimbledon High School

What is grit and how do we foster it in our young people? On Tuesday 24th May, over 500 students,…

Back in time for School – Nottingham Girls’ High School celebrates its 140 Year Anniversary in Style

By GDST Nottingham Girls' High School

During the course of this academic year, Nottingham Girls’ High School has been celebrating its 140th anniversary in a variety…

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