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Specialists in girls' education

The Girls’ Schools Association (GSA) represents independent girls’ schools in the UK.

About GSA

The aims of the Girls’ Schools Association are to:

  • promote high standards of education for girls in a complex and changing world
  • inform and influence national educational debate
  • promote the benefits of single-sex education for girls
  • provide strong support for members
  • Join GSA

    What GSA membership can offer The Girls’ Schools Association is the professional association representing the Heads of leading girls’ independent schools. Membership of ... Read more »

  • Working in GSA schools

    “The teachers in a GSA school can be sure that they are working in an environment which values the contribution of each individual, whether staff or pupil.” Read more »

  • GSA Events

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  • Scholarships & Awards

    Scholarships & Awards Read more »

  • History of GSA

    The Girls’ Schools Association was established in 1974 as a result of the amalgamation of two sub-groups of the Association of Head Mistresses; the Association of Heads of Gir... Read more »

  • GSA Secretariat

    Staff & Officers of GSA The GSA Secretariat is based in Leicester and shares accommodation with the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL). Executive Director – ... Read more »