GDST in the news – Winter 2017


It’s been a busy few months for the GDST and our schools in the media. Our Chief Executive, Cheryl Giovannoni,…

The power of social media must not signal the retreat of complex writing

By Dr Kevin Stannard

In a world dominated by social media and emojis, we should remember that complex writing opens doors and expands horizons say’s GDST’s Director of Innovation and Learning.

GDST Junior Maths Conference 2017


Get a flavour of this year’s coding themed GDST Junior Maths Conference, an academic conference for Year 6 pupils from…

GB hockey champion Kate Richardson-Walsh inspires GDST young leaders


Over 140 Sixth Form students from across the GDST network of schools were put through their paces last weekend (29…

GDST in the news – Summer 2017


Welcome to our round-up of media coverage of the GDST over the past few months. Following on from the success…

Career insight days – engineering and finance in the spotlight


An oft quoted saying is that ‘you can’t be what you can’t see’ and with this in mind a number…

A taste of university life at the GDST Oxbridge Conference


The seventh annual GDST Oxbridge Conference took place at Clare College, Cambridge on the 8-9th July 2017.

Inspiring Females Summit at Norwich High draws over 300 young women

By GDST Norwich High School for Girls

From Monday 26th to Thursday 29th June, Norwich High School for Girls held their second three-day Inspiring Females (IF) Summit.…

GDST Annual Conference explores whether it really is a good time to be a girl


“Let’s write the definitive book on girls and what they need to fulfil their dreams and ambitions”. This was the…

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