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19/02/18

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Father John Gerard’s Extraordinary Escape recreated by https://t.co/heO2a3aooO

19/02/18

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Good to see some one is having fun https://t.co/uIbHwHRM99

19/02/18

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Time Detectives https://t.co/ATbewH59g9

19/02/18

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More fun! https://t.co/8ZCGt7l60n

19/02/18

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Great trip to https://t.co/Cn7Zlri0nB

19/02/18

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Year 5/6 girls at https://t.co/LkHsoiOkVZ

19/02/18

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Learning about John Gerard’s daring escape from the Tower of London! https://t.co/nj2p13ewMm

19/02/18

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Good luck Hannah from all x https://t.co/agGvZrADNB

16/02/18

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girls were very fortunate to hear from , spacecraft engineer, who delivered a special lectu… https://t.co/UQIBWZGGaE

16/02/18

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Ski update - at the airport and on schedule for 15:30 return - great fun had by all and time for a… https://t.co/6Fe2NbKE3p

16/02/18

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are coming home! https://t.co/kCSVdvo93t

15/02/18

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Ski update - weather not so sunny today but enjoying last hours on the slopes https://t.co/gULLdIhWNO

15/02/18

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Diya is happy really - bad camera moment ; we’ve all been there! See you soon girls . One more day… https://t.co/A9LWr4UKKs

15/02/18

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And they’re off again! https://t.co/Rrp6eFWeub

15/02/18

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So excited to have Holly visit us for our book week this year. https://t.co/x4g1yVy4eh

15/02/18

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New addition to our manga collection. Who will be the first to finish this set? https://t.co/Pi1DdJKKxx

15/02/18

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The Iceland Tour 2018 photo competition has begun! All students are invited to send the Geography Department their… https://t.co/m8LkW3KDd5

15/02/18

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If music be the food of love, then feast on the incredible performances from the Helen Fraser GDST Young Musician o… https://t.co/mbQsUOSNSl

14/02/18

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off to a spa! I’ve made the wrong choice in half term destinations! https://t.co/tkREt6sE8c

14/02/18

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You must be exhausted ! https://t.co/UI63dgNExD

14/02/18

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girls making friends! https://t.co/FlzzPx4toW

14/02/18

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Lovely instructors with . Having a great time. https://t.co/l5ZgyIbQHt

14/02/18

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We made it! Standing on the 100 year old ice of the Sólheimajökull glacier! https://t.co/smjCCWw5TH

14/02/18

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A relaxing soak and face scrub in the Blue Lagoon has rounded off our Iceland Tour. The staff would like to say wel… https://t.co/2XzcuVfkJQ

14/02/18

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14/02/18

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And they’re off for more fun https://t.co/RHiOc0TYao

14/02/18

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more fun in the snow!☃️ https://t.co/3QPT8EwU3k

14/02/18

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Some of the Year 9's relaxing in the Blue Lagoon, we didn't want to leave! https://t.co/csr7wKPbEM

13/02/18

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skiers enjoying blue skies ... https://t.co/nRfaMhn6eN

13/02/18

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Amazing views on the way to the Blue Lagoon, a possible highlight of the trip for some! https://t.co/yFMkR0ORt8

13/02/18

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Information about Book Week 2018 is now on Firefly!

12/02/18

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Continuing our Route 1 adventure with . It’s -8C and we are ice road truckers today. The group is ha… https://t.co/ZmwhqlewQU

12/02/18

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Ready to hit the road with but first we need to clear it. The girls don’t mind. They’re having a gr… https://t.co/uSeNL3WL9L

12/02/18

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Feeling very jealous. Looks like you’re having a brilliant time ⛷⛷⛷ https://t.co/p46GloV81J

12/02/18

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torch light walk around the lake last night. Having a lot of fun! https://t.co/NqA3PJj7ek

12/02/18

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Every mind matters! Since 2016 we've been working with 23 schools & 2 academies across the UK to give teacher… https://t.co/9pEeRQgDkP

12/02/18

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Lots of frosty ❄️fun for girls today in https://t.co/341xlRFNJk

11/02/18

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Stunning! What an experience geographers https://t.co/ZKUbxCSchu

11/02/18

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Ski Trip: Day 2. Waiting to get on the slopes ❄️🎿⛷Looking good! https://t.co/owR9OmeXlj

11/02/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

having a brilliant time in Switzerland! https://t.co/hQOzlYj9Dd

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Vote 100: Looking back, pressing forward

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February 6

Vote 100: Looking back, pressing forward

As the 100 year anniversary of some women being granted suffrage is celebrated, Maddie - a Year 13 student and member of the Feminist Societ...

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Creating change in schools

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February 3

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Matilda (a Year 11 student and member of the Blackheath High School Feminist Society) and Ms Retallack (English teacher and Co-ordinator of ...

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Careers events at Barclays and BHP

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January 31

Careers events at Barclays and BHP

Thinking about your future? Why not take advantage of the following career events at Barclays and BHP: Barclays Internal Audit Wednes...

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January 31

Celebrating photography Through My Mind's Eye

To celebrate the achievements of our photographers in Year 4, Junior school hosted a photography exhibition entitled 'Through My Mind...

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January 31

Delightful performances at Tea Time concert

Our termly Tea Time concert kick-started a creative and ambitious New Year at Blackheath High School with delightful performances from the Y...

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January 31

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Reception ventured off to the Museum of Childhood in search of toys. They had a fantastic time learning how to be curators; sorting toys int...

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.