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18/08/17

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It's been a sunny, fun and busy morning so far! The girls are having a well earned lunch break before we head out f… https://t.co/28G8Ppaj7J

18/08/17

Ditches, fossils and Eco club - find out more in our 60s interview with Laboratory Technician, Mrs Birkett:… https://t.co/7LP8zCozw7

17/08/17

A record-breaking year for Blackheath High School: https://t.co/3XmLsslXPi

17/08/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

39% A and A* for our Year 13s and a great range of courses this year, from Theoretical Physics to Middle Eastern St… https://t.co/0W1ptetFoO

17/08/17

Another great result - 88% A/A* in Extended Project Qualification AS-level https://t.co/a2BXYUsPpJ

17/08/17

Brilliant result from our hard working English Literature students - well done! https://t.co/EaAZ9eyvTU

17/08/17

75% of our university applicants have secured places universities - well done girls! https://t.co/jRlaOO7Q4k

17/08/17

A good year for our scholars including Lexey (pictured right), off to read French & Russian https://t.co/LfI5DuiSDw

17/08/17

Well done to all our girls, we're very proud of you! https://t.co/vDEeuDbR4M

17/08/17

Our linguists proudly bucking the national trend for decline in modern language study https://t.co/ecFCMxcxGS

17/08/17

Congratulations Nadia with an A* and two As - amazing achievement! https://t.co/MtvOKeOyXE

17/08/17

Big well done to Ella with an A* & two As, off to read Middle Eastern Studies ! https://t.co/WjyJpPCozJ

17/08/17

Congratulations Maya with a jaw dropping four A*s! https://t.co/IILsA6a0b3

17/08/17

They're here and we have our fingers crossed for you all! https://t.co/mzNwMsd1Yz

16/08/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Look what happens when Florence dog bumps into old friends in https://t.co/5fSqxsmaUZ

15/08/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Dropped into camp. Very happy girls having a break after full on morning… https://t.co/YwxDO3owPj

14/08/17

"Traditionally, Science is not seen as a girl’s subject but we're proud to be bucking that trend". Read more:… https://t.co/7Jbj1353u4

11/08/17

Mini beasts, sticks & mud pies? Our Nursery Nurse & Forest School Leader on the joys of learning:… https://t.co/DRuJAQGzxc

10/08/17

"Your mind is a palace". Our Head, Mrs Chandler-Thompson speaks about the mind, our one true constant:… https://t.co/GLtvnUbHrB

09/08/17

"Always follow your heart and chase your dreams". Lyra, Year 6, recounts her mum's words of wisdom:… https://t.co/qEAMyxs4g9

08/08/17

She was born over 250 years ago but there’s still something about Mary Wollstonecraft & her legacy lives on with us… https://t.co/KEU7gcdNz6

07/08/17

It's not all psychoanalysis and mind reading. We put the Spotlight firmly on the subject of Psychology:… https://t.co/6wt6NadGPq

04/08/17

What does our Deputy Head of Junior School really think about teaching? Mrs Gilfedder-Bonnar tells all in 60s:… https://t.co/pTobbd5NxC

03/08/17

Algorithms, boomerangs and custard for Maths? Hannah, Year 9 tells us more: https://t.co/0wQEXQTZlQ

31/07/17

It was Midsummer Madness in the build up to this year’s Equinox. Ashvini, Year 8, tells us more!… https://t.co/p6Fofk9NEM

29/07/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Girls due home first thing tomorrow after a wonderful experience in Tanzania Thanks fo… https://t.co/m1Ln5R6ARI

28/07/17

Get to know our teachers in our series of 60s interviews. First up, our Year 2 Teacher & Junior School Librarian:… https://t.co/XYnhMMEd70

27/07/17

A touching moment as our girls visiting Tanzania prepare to say goodbye by hanging words of wisdom & memories with… https://t.co/r3cmzvim6g

26/07/17

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How wonderful - she has inspired A level students of ours over the years with her amazing work - we look forward to… https://t.co/rt6uqNxDqC

26/07/17

Retweeted From Cheryl Giovannoni

. we are so proud of you all. Keep on making a difference for women in the world. https://t.co/fu8cszQdEj

25/07/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Latest pics from - star-gazing, stove building and birthday celebrations… https://t.co/FnKLwqEgq7

24/07/17

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Music is never boring https://t.co/e0iHyWrbjo

24/07/17

Retweeted From Inspire Worldwide

Overseas Project-connect your girls with the of a lifetime!See more here:https://t.co/xxemQZ9hwE 🌍👭

24/07/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Safari day today for memories https://t.co/QUDQVvmrTO

24/07/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

BBC Radio 4 - Bringing Up Britain, Series 10, How to Help Children to Feel Happy https://t.co/neupbOT3a5

23/07/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Great pics of our - brilliant project https://t.co/Ewa16P41nR

23/07/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Good work Maddie ! Stove building in Babati - but if a change from cupcakes https://t.co/psmLzMn5cf

21/07/17

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

In the last few days of term raised £320 for Well done Mira and all who contributed

21/07/17

Retweeted From Carol Chandler-Thomp

Team Tanzania have been laying a concrete floor, making raised beds and sharing experiences today https://t.co/9wzJ0a63nt

18/07/17

Retweeted From UN Women

“Gender equity starts with education.” - https://t.co/cNc5H62Cd5

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Linguists buck the national trend at Blackheath High School

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August 17

Linguists buck the national trend at Blackheath High School

It was a record-breaking year for Blackheath High School as our students received their much anticipated results on 17 August. Our top A* gr...

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There's something about Mary

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July 12

There's something about Mary

Although she was born over 250 years ago, there’s still something about Mary Wollstonecraft. Her legacy lives on and as such, she...

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Spotlight on PSHEE

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July 12

Spotlight on PSHEE

This week, we speak to Mrs C Maddison, Deputy Head (Pastoral) about the subject at BHS. What is PSHEE? PSHEE is Personal, Social, Hea...

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Message from our Head - Mrs C Chandler-Thompson

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July 12

Message from our Head - Mrs C Chandler-Thompson

Congratulations! We have made it to the end of a brilliant term, and in fine form too! It has been a celebratory, creative and adventurous f...

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60 seconds with Mrs M Karakosta, Year 2 Teacher and Junior School...

For this issue, we speak to Mrs M Karakosta, Year 2 Teacher and Junior School Librarian. Can you tell us about your role at Blackheath High...

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June 30

Year 5 Taster Days

Last week, we welcomed Year 5 students from various feeder schools to join us for our annual taster days.  Our first day was based on a...

What Our Students Say

Monique Macintosh - Year 11

The opportunities on offer to students at Blackheath High never cease to amaze me. From the Venice choir tour to participating in Model United Nations competitions; and taking part in world record attempts to exploring fascinating countries like Cambodia and Peru. I love the wide and diverse range of co-curricular clubs and societies available for us to participate in and the dedicated time in our timetable to participate. We can join Samba Band, Debating Society or the 3D printing club, to name just a few. Not only do they allow us to try something new each term, but it also means that we get to know students in different year groups as well as provide a balance to the challenging curriculum we follow. My favourite subject is drama as it has built my confidence greatly, not just in performing but socially and academically too. My teachers are incredibly supportive and I always feel that I can ask for help in any of my subjects. My aspiration is to study Law at university with a view to becoming a barrister – an ambition I know my school will support me with, particularly as I move into the Sixth Form.

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Grace Miller - Year 10

Sport is my passion and the PE department have always encouraged me to participate in competitive events, including GDST competitions. I want to compete in triathlons for Team GB and I have performed really well in the school’s cross-country events and for Greenwich borough. As I have been helped by physiotherapy myself, I’d like to train as a physiotherapist, helping to improve people’s lives and their sporting performances. My experience with Sport at Blackheath High has certainly put me on a path to achieving this. I love the fact that our school is small and you genuinely feel a real sense of community. Our teachers are really supportive and encourage us to reach for the top grades; I feel that they treat us as valued individuals. My most memorable experience was the trip to Sorrento as it was so much fun being away with my friends, particularly the challenging climb up Vesuvius.

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Lara Atkinson - Year 11

At Blackheath High, teachers actively encourage us to become independent learners by challenging us and pushing us outside of our comfort zones. In my favourite lessons, Maths and Science, we are given really challenging problems to solve and encouraged to find a solution on our own. Teachers will guide us but don’t just give us the answers! This supports my future plans to study Mechanical Engineering as I enjoy finding out how things work and why. All of my teachers have time for every student and go the ‘extra mile.’ They are so passionate about their subjects and know all students individually. I also love Design and Technology lessons; the classrooms have lots of fantastic equipment including 3D printers and laser cutters, which provides an exciting environment for us to study in. The teachers really do inspire us.

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Lacey Reid - Year 11

I love the freedom that our school gives students to try new things and achieve both creatively and academically. Our teachers know us so well and really do help us reach our goals. I’m looking forward to starting Sixth Form next year and then would love to study Musical Theatre at university. I’ve performed in many school productions, with my favourite being playing ‘Fizzy’ in ‘Bugsy Malone’ at Greenwich theatre.

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Hana Khan - Year 11

Alongside the normal curriculum, I have been lucky enough to take two additional GCSEs early, in Year 10. I achieved an A* in Spanish as well as an A in Astronomy which I studied for with some of my classmates through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. As a keen scientist, I thoroughly enjoyed studying this fascinating subject, and where better to do it?! As I move into the Sixth form at Blackheath High, I am thinking about my future career in either Medicine or Engineering so this has definitely helped to fuel my passion for Science. I enjoy learning here because we are very often given the opportunity to develop our own ideas instead of being ‘spoon-fed’ information. For example, I have recently enjoyed taking part in discussions surrounding controversial issues in Biology such as genetics and cloning. I also enjoy looking at wider issues like in Geography where we consider the effects social and economic effects of earthquakes as well as environmental ones, extending our thinking as we do so. As well as enjoying the academic aspects of school, I am a keen musician. I balance studying by attending many music clubs such as Samba band, Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Folk Club and Vocalise, as well as working at Grade 7 on Piano, and playing Clarinet and the Irish Whistle.