Barely has one of its members (Howell's near Cardiff) sprouted a co-educational sixth-form college than it starts acquiring co-educational prep schools. The latest into the fold is Great Houghton, a stately pile just outside Northampton, joining Hilden Grange in Tonbridge, Kent, which became a GDST member earlier this year. A spokesperson points out that this is in line with a recent change in the trust's charitable objects, "to advance the education of young people (principally girls, but where the council thinks fit, boys)".
More worrying signs that the Girls' Day School Trust is selling the pass.
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