UK Charities Quiz - Girls' Day School Trust 01 (Questions)

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 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
2. Until 2011, the GDST logo included the head of which Roman goddess?
[ ] Diana
[ ] Juno
[ ] Minerva
[ ] Venus
3. Which of these schools joined the GDST network most recently?
[ ] Heathfield School, Pinner
[ ] Howell’s School, Llandaff
[ ] Kensington Prep School
[ ] Northampton High School
4. Which one of these well-known women did NOT go to a GDST school?
[ ] Angellica Bell
[ ] Konnie Huq
[ ] Margaret Thatcher
[ ] Stella Rimington
5. 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
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. What percentage of pupils at GDST senior schools receive a bursary or scholarship to help towards their fees?
[ ] 10%
[ ] 15%
[ ] 20%
[ ] 25%
8. Who is the current Chief Executive of the GDST?
[ ] Chris Keates
[ ] Christine Blower
[ ] Helen Fraser
[ ] Michael Gove
9. What year was the GDST (originally called the Girls' Public Day School Company) founded?
[ ] 1865
[ ] 1872
[ ] 1877
[ ] 1882
10. How many schools and Academies are in the GDST network?
[ ] 24
[ ] 25
[ ] 26
[ ] 29

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.

UK Charities Quiz - Girls' Day School Trust 01 (Answers)
1. Which one of these women was NOT one of the four founders of the Girls' Day School Trust (GDST)?
[ ] Lady Henrietta Stanley
[x] Miss Frances Buss
[ ] Miss Mary Gurney
[ ] Mrs Maria Grey
2. Until 2011, the GDST logo included the head of which Roman goddess?
[ ] Diana
[ ] Juno
[x] Minerva
[ ] Venus
3. Which of these schools joined the GDST network most recently?
[ ] Heathfield School, Pinner
[ ] Howell’s School, Llandaff
[ ] Kensington Prep School
[x] Northampton High School
4. Which one of these well-known women did NOT go to a GDST school?
[ ] Angellica Bell
[ ] Konnie Huq
[x] Margaret Thatcher
[ ] Stella Rimington
5. Which GDST school was the first independent fee-paying school to become a government-funded Academy?
[ ] Colston's Girls' School
[ ] Swansea High School
[x] The Belvedere School
[ ] Westcliff High School for Girls
6. Which was the first GDST school to open outside London?
[ ] Brighton & Hove High School
[ ] Central Newcastle High School
[x] Norwich High School
[ ] Oxford High School
7. What percentage of pupils at GDST senior schools receive a bursary or scholarship to help towards their fees?
[ ] 10%
[ ] 15%
[x] 20%
[ ] 25%
8. Who is the current Chief Executive of the GDST?
[ ] Chris Keates
[ ] Christine Blower
[x] Helen Fraser
[ ] Michael Gove
9. What year was the GDST (originally called the Girls' Public Day School Company) founded?
[ ] 1865
[x] 1872
[ ] 1877
[ ] 1882
10. How many schools and Academies are in the GDST network?
[ ] 24
[ ] 25
[x] 26
[ ] 29