GDST Creative Writing Prize Results 2024

The GDST Creative Writing Prize is an eagerly anticipated annual competition drawing in students of all ages from across our…

GDST Humanities Essay Prize Results 2023

In the summer term of 2023, senior school students from across the GDST explored how the Humanities could better equip us to transform the world. Discover the entries and winners.

GDST Laurie Magnus Poetry Prize results 2023

We are delighted to announce the results of the GDST Laurie Magnus Poetry Prize 2023. Discover the winners and read the brilliant poems.

GDST Creative Writing Prize Results 2023

This year’s theme for the GDST Creative Writing prize was ‘Our Planet’. Discover the winners, runners up and read some brilliant stories from GDST girls.

Years 5 and 6 winner  Beatrice Voisey

Winners of the Laurie Magnus Poetry Prize

We are delighted to announce the winners of the annual GDST Laurie Magnus Poetry Prize. The Laurie Magnus Poetry Prize…

GDST girls lead the debate


Five Year 11 pupils tackle the vital issues of the day at the final of the GDST Chrystall Prize public speaking competition.

Portsmouth High hosts semi-finals of GDST public speaking competition

By GDST Portsmouth High School

The school heard from talented orators competing in the GDST-wide public speaking competition.

Olympic Gold Medalist Alex Danson inspires Nottingham Girls’ High girls at awards evening

By GDST Nottingham Girls' High School

Nottingham Girls’ High School was proud and delighted to host its third Sports Awards Evening on Thursday 20 April in…

Powerfully persuasive arguments at the Chrystall Prize for Public Speaking final


GDST Chief Executive, Cheryl Giovannoni, was joined by BBC journalists Stephen Sackur and James Coomarasamy to judge the Chrystall Prize…

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales