GDST pioneers – empowering women and girls, then and now

By Cheryl Giovannoni

To mark the centenary of women winning the vote, we reflect on the pioneering GDST women of the past, present and future.

North East women leaders inspire the next generation

By GDST Newcastle High School for Girls

Inspirational female leaders from a host of sectors led the North East Women Conference at Newcastle High School for Girls around the theme of ‘supercharge your future.’

Cracking the code – one Sixth Former’s experience of computer science

By GDST Bromley High School

Computer science has traditionally been viewed as a subject ‘for the boys’. Here Ellie Sheehan, a Sixth Former at Bromley High…

A good time to be a girl?

By Cheryl Giovannoni

Cheryl Giovannoni’s speech to the GDST Annual Conference, 14 June 2017. In June 1913, four days after she stepped out…

Why it’s the perfect time for girls to get into engineering


Dr Will Whittow, Senior Lecturer at the Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, explains why it’s a fantastic time for girls to consider a career in engineering.

Being bold for change at Howell’s on International Women’s Day


The Hub at Howell’s School, Llandaff was a hive of activity on Wednesday 8th March as it celebrated International Women’s…

Croydon High host National Council of Women on International Women’s Day

By GDST Croydon High School

This year’s International Women’s Day (8th March 2017) was celebrated at Croydon High School in what has become it’s traditional manner,…

GDST girls to represent UK at the United Nations

By GDST Nottingham Girls' High School

Two Nottingham Girls’ High School students are heading to New York for the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

A call to all pioneering revolutionaries

By Cheryl Giovannoni

Ahead of International Women’s Day 2017, our CEO, Cheryl Giovannoni, shared her thoughts on working together to create a powerful movement in girls’ education.

A family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales