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Girls' Day School Trust 01
Find out about the GDST in this quiz.

Girls' Day School Trust 01

The GDST (Girls' Day School Trust) is a charity that owns and runs a network of schools in England and Wales, reinvesting all income into the schools for the benefit of the pupils. Learn more by playing our quiz.

1.
Which GDST school was the first independent fee-paying school to become a government-funded Academy?
Colston's Girls' School
Swansea High School
The Belvedere School
Westcliff High School for Girls
2.
Which one of these women was NOT one of the four founders of the Girls' Day School Trust (GDST)?
Lady Henrietta Stanley
Miss Frances Buss
Miss Mary Gurney
Mrs Maria Grey
3.
Until 2011, the GDST logo included the head of which Roman goddess?
Diana
Juno
Minerva
Venus
4.
What percentage of pupils at GDST senior schools receive a bursary or scholarship to help towards their fees?
10%
15%
20%
25%
5.
What year was the GDST (originally called the Girls' Public Day School Company) founded?
1865
1872
1877
1882
6.
Which was the first GDST school to open outside London?
Brighton & Hove High School
Central Newcastle High School
Norwich High School
Oxford High School
7.
How many schools and Academies are in the GDST network?
24
25
26
29
8.
Which one of these well-known women did NOT go to a GDST school?
Angellica Bell
Konnie Huq
Margaret Thatcher
Stella Rimington
9.
Which of these schools joined the GDST network most recently?
Heathfield School, Pinner
Howell’s School, Llandaff
Kensington Prep School
Northampton High School
10.
Who is the current Chief Executive of the GDST?
Chris Keates
Christine Blower
Helen Fraser
Michael Gove
Find more information at the GDST website. Many thanks to Maureen Bosch, Head of Communications at The Girls' Day School Trust for her valued help with this quiz.
Author:  Andy Lawson

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