The senior school years, also known as Secondary School, from 11 to 16, are a hugely fulfilling time for girls. Academic excellence is a given at GDST all girls’ senior schools, but we also strongly champion personal development, wellbeing and confidence beyond the comfort zone.
Our schools offer a well-rounded education, with hundreds of extra-curricular societies available to help girls learn and grow beyond the classroom. Our schools are designed for girls, with first-class facilities including tech Innovation Hubs, state-of-the-art science labs and modern theatre spaces. We also offer a diverse sports programme, with girls being taught by leading coaches across a huge range of sports in an environment where every sport is a girl’s sport.
We are proud that our schools are recognised for their excellence. In The Sunday Times’ 2023 Parent Power league table, Sheffield High School were crowned ‘Independent Secondary School of The Year in the North and Norwich High School were crowned East Anglian Independent Secondary School of The Year. At the 2021 TES Independent School awards the GDST were shortlisted 17 times across nine categories and three GDST schools won top prizes, including Notting Hill & Ealing High School for ‘Senior School of the Year’.
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