Legacy Giving

Your gift, no matter how big or small, can transform a life through education.”
Cheryl Giovannoni, Chief Executive GDST
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Giving the gift of opportunity

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Every gift makes a difference

A GDST education is a wonderful gift that should not be dependent on the ability of parents to fund it. A bursary contribution helps more girls who would not otherwise be able to access a GDST education to do so. It’s an investment in girls’ education. It’s a contribution to a fairer society. And, as they say, every little helps.”
Kate Precious, Royal High School Bath parent

How would my gift be used?

Our first priority is providing bursaries for gifted students regardless of their family’s financial position, but your wishes as a donor are of primary importance to the school. We would be happy to talk to you about areas of particular interest that you may like to support.

Why are bursaries important?

The Girls’ Day School Trust is committed to improving social mobility and to helping every girl, whatever her background, fulfil her potential and her dreams. As a GDST school, Royal High School Bath represents the very best in teaching and pastoral care. We foster academic excellence but also build character, helping girls to be confident, resilient and fearless. Our goal is to make a Royal High School Bath education available to the best and brightest girls, whatever their background.

Your gift will help us to continue to offer financial support to those in need, enabling them to enjoy the excellent educational opportunities and facilities provided by the school.

If you would like to support Bursaries now you can Donate Online here or contact Francesca Orr, Alumnae and Community Liaison Officer: f.orr@rhsb.gdst.net

How do I leave a legacy gift?

If you are considering leaving a gift in your Will and would like to talk this through, please contact Francesca Orr, Alumnae and Community Liaison Officer: f.orr@rhsb.gdst.net

You can leave a residuary (share of estate), pecuniary (set sum), or a particular item (stocks and shares or items of value).

You only need to include in your Will our charity name (Girls’ Day School Trust), registered charity number (306983) and mention if you would like your gift to benefit Royal High School Bath and a particular area, such as bursaries.

We always recommend that you seek the advice of a solicitor before drafting a new Will or changing an existing Will.

For your convenience, you can inform us of your intentions or make an enquiry by submitting a legacy reply form below.

If you let us know about your intentions, your legacy gift will be acknowledged through the GDST stewardship programme, which includes invitations to social events such as the GDST Annual Reception.

Please help us to support more gifted girls from all walks of life with a legacy today.