Holograms, lava lamps and slime… who said science was boring?


Year 5 girls at Howell’s have visited the Senior School for experiments with the Whizz Bang Science Team.

Musicians go wild at Portsmouth High School Gala Concert

By GDST Portsmouth High School

Portsmouth High school showcase the talented musicians at their school with a concert at Portsmouth Cathedral

Innovation and Learning – GDST Courses 2019

The GDST holds a range of events throughout the year, for our GDST students, alumnae and teachers as well as courses open to those not in the GDST family.  We are passionate about innovation and learning and in sharing knowledge.

Howell’s partnership with Wales Millenium Centre


Howell’s launches partnership with the Wales Millennium Centre and enjoys the RSC’s superb production of Matilda the Musical.

Putney High School’s production of The Ash Girl

By GDST Putney High School

Professional actor and director, Katharine Drury, became Director in Residence at Putney in June 2018 primarily to audition, cast and direct, The Ash Girl by British-based playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker. This production premiered on 5th December 2018.

Action Woman Awards 2018


Seven of our GDST girls were invited to BT Sports Studios to meet and chat with successful sports personalities, including sporting hero Clare Balding.

GDST | Book Award Ceremony at Portsmouth High School

By GDST Portsmouth High School

Lisa Heathfield has won the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) Book Award 2017/18 with her novel Paper Butterflies and received her award during a visit to Portsmouth High School.

GDST | Charity Fashion Show at Portsmouth High School

By GDST Portsmouth High School

The Portsmouth High School Sixth Form have just held their annual Charity Week which culminated in a glittering and dazzling Fashion Show last week.

Talking Heads: Bromley High School, GDST

By GDST Bromley High School

As part of the GDST’s Talking Heads series, we talk to Angela Drew, Head at Bromley High School.

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales