Founded in 1872, The Girls Day School Trust (GDST) is the leading family of independent girls’ schools in the country and one we’re proud to have been part of since 2007.

Comprising 23 schools, 2 academies, 3,500 staff and 19,000 girls, with a network of 70,000 alumnae, we share a mission to help our girls learn without limits, combining innovative learning with broad co-curricular and pastoral programmes to ensure their physical and emotional wellbeing alongside academic success.

All GDST schools tailor their approach to how girls learn best, creating an environment in which they can thrive and grow into confident, happy and fearless young women ready to tackle the opportunities that come their way.

And we’re no different, supporting our girls to turn “can we?” into “we can”.

Why choose a Girls’ Day School Trust school?

Unrivalled opportunities: being part of a like-minded family gives our girls, past and present, endless opportunities and our staff access to resources, support and the latest research, meaning the thing that matters most always comes first; your daughter.

The GDST Difference: research conducted by the GDST sets out why a girls’ only education in a GDST school offers girls the best start in life. This is The GDST Difference.

Undivided: every voice is heard and equally valued and all GDST schools are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion across their setting.

The GDST ethos: discover more on learning without limits.

The Girls’ Futures Report: to mark their 150th anniversary, the GDST commissioned a survey on what matters most to girls and how they feel about their futures. Their findings will shape the work we continue to do into the future and re-affirm the value of an all girls’ education. Discover more for yourself here.


The Girls’ Day School Trust
A Limited Company registered in England whose registered number is 6400, and whose registered address is

10 Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5DH
Tel: 020 7393 6666
Fax: 020 7393 6789

Registered Charity No. 306983

Correspondence for the GDST Chair of Trustees:
Vicky Tuck, Chair of Trustees, c/o GDST, 10 Bressenden Place, London SW1E 5DH



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