Schoolgirls

School Should Encourage Girls To Be Disruptive

PA | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Schools should encourage girls to be disruptive to help them become successful later in life, it has been suggested. Dr Kevin Stannard said that "d...

The Pressure for Young Girls to Be 'Sexy' Is Only Getting Worse

Kiran Kaur | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Kiran Kaur

We are constantly bombarded with messages in society that suggest, either directly or indirectly, that 'young' and 'sexy' go hand in hand. The new Kingsmill advert is a good example and it's already stirred up some controversy.

Teen Suffered Heart Failure From 'Having Ears Pierced'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager who thought she had indigestion was told by doctors she had just days to live, after being diagnosed with heart failure that may have been ...

The Week That Was: Relative Ambition

Carla Buzasi | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK
Carla Buzasi

If Girls' Day School Trust CEO Helen Fraser has her way, rather than poster clipping and desk stencilling, what today's young girls will be doing during break-time will be plotting marriage strategies instead. Speaking at the annual GDST conference, Helen said women in the workplace are being stopped in their tracks by the "nappy wall" and it was important that girls were encouraged to find ambitious husbands in the same way they are encouraged to apply to good universities.