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23/04/18

We will be writing to Year 11 parents shortly with plans for Book Return Day.

23/04/18

Surf's up! school hit the beach today – Yr 12’s Geography Field Trip studying at Chesil Beach and L… https://t.co/PwcGacrYBN

23/04/18

So proud of school's incredibly inspiring Mrs Stevens who ran the yesterday and the… https://t.co/oztSIVKdK6

23/04/18

Looking forward to a double helping of Wollstonecraft lectures this week starting today with alumna… https://t.co/UDH8QMfmA8

22/04/18

Good luck to everybody running the today especially our own Mrs Stevens. If you see her race past,… https://t.co/ZpoIsCCJRL

20/04/18

A daring mother-daughter pair who refused to be confined by the rigid conventions of their era? Can’t wait to find… https://t.co/lNuEFebpiy

20/04/18

There was feverish excitement at today's Clubs Fair with the sheer choice of societies and clubs on offer including… https://t.co/ZCnDs3YS4m

20/04/18

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The lovely Pink Ladies ...a joy to spend an evening singing and dancing. A very good turnout from so many… https://t.co/Vko8gevdrv

20/04/18

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Yep - very exciting! Once the lighting is in it’s going to be amazing! We’re one happy Department https://t.co/VAhXMGd77G

20/04/18

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Year 6 Maths Workshop! https://t.co/UPc8yYwcI8

20/04/18

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Nice start to the day for Florence dog. A belated Dog Easter egg. Thanks Rebecca! 🐶 https://t.co/Pl8nbvFLOW

20/04/18

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Very excited ! https://t.co/YOXEwIgxCu

19/04/18

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Exciting glimpse of some of the amazing new spaces our girls will be enjoying next year https://t.co/DP8UfVInUz

19/04/18

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A quick look round the new build and it seems someone else has made a home in my new office already https://t.co/5sai1dOvI2

19/04/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

An old girl returned today! Thanks https://t.co/cGqJsbaJmj

19/04/18

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So many girls from year 11 committing to the project this summer - great news https://t.co/4wiQWUZKuG

19/04/18

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Delighted with the bright new airy space created by the redecoration of the studio over Easter… https://t.co/rW4SR0T9y5

19/04/18

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Dr Thompson brought some famous Scientists and Mathematicians to our workshop this morning https://t.co/5AwjiWKz5b

19/04/18

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5B enjoying the Code Trail https://t.co/IdidVT0ufh

19/04/18

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Lovely to welcome so many parents to our Maths Information Morning. https://t.co/a4NNFxPbjq

19/04/18

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Years 3 and 4 workshop. Don’t forget our IT support Rob Wraight is always available at Junio… https://t.co/4gYug26RGV

19/04/18

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parent workshop takes on to see how their girls do their homework… https://t.co/H0YDnSRfNU

19/04/18

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We ❤️❤️#Maths . Juniors is full of families in for Maths workshops - here’s KS1. https://t.co/Pgzy6I9jQB

19/04/18

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Great to see alumna back! We missed you! https://t.co/pmmasLVtkv

19/04/18

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That’s my outfit sorted for the quiz. Looking forward to modelling plastic creation in… https://t.co/YETLPDkhHC

18/04/18

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Congratulations to Kajana , shortlisted in this competition! https://t.co/bdXZNMcbmy

18/04/18

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Looking forward to this event. https://t.co/QxqaUXh6tC

18/04/18

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Luckily some ace Year 1 code breakers were on hand to help Mrs Skevington crack some tricky codes at the Y1 and 6 c… https://t.co/60sQkmVVCK

18/04/18

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Y5 working hard at their Maths workshop this afternoon! https://t.co/nPnv6zQkcH

18/04/18

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More code cracking under our beautiful rainbow 🌈 roof! https://t.co/02pi61mIuN

18/04/18

Lots of excitement at this week as we prepare to welcome author Charlotte Gordon to… https://t.co/9q7fv5zlde

18/04/18

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helping Year 1 to crack codes. https://t.co/JgQjmVYyQg

17/04/18

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Code cracking this morning https://t.co/oQ3DTvoUMB

17/04/18

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Juniors kick off week with a fascinating coding assembly. https://t.co/sL1D7Wj6VB

16/04/18

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Some of the delicious breakfast offerings prepared for our nutrition for teachers workshop th… https://t.co/02dx436YHh

16/04/18

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Encouraging girls to be proud of their achievements - article in the Times https://t.co/lA1DsnNNke

15/04/18

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Well done Emily on your Easter Panto Beauty and the Beast performance! Here she is with star… https://t.co/eqBmwW9KBI

15/04/18

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Inspirational women right here leading by example for our students! https://t.co/jhmOcFSNDV

15/04/18

Retweeted From Sarah Skevington

Hope everyone had a great Easter break. Florence dog looking forward t… https://t.co/EZTA6QqOr1

12/04/18

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One of the really unique opportunities that our students can benefit from as alumnae: https://t.co/SXNC8Pewwp

Why Blackheath High?

The Sixth Form experience at Blackheath High has been designed to ensure you can flourish and develop the skills and knowledge that equip you to thrive in higher education, life and the world of work:

A bespoke approach

Our bespoke Sixth Form curriculum offers you both breadth and specialisation with 27 different A-level subjects alongside the Extended Project Qualification at AS-level, and a Global Perspectives enrichment elective course. You can choose to complement this curriculum through a variety of ‘super-curricular’ activities on offer, such as leading an academic society or attending a subject extension discussion group.

Free thinking and intellectual curiosity characterise our very best Sixth Form students and our teachers create a supportive environment in which ‘thinking outside the box’ is encouraged and valued.

Download our Sixth Form Handbook

Beyond the classroom

Alongside the academic curriculum, you can choose from an array of co-curricular and enrichment activities that support and enhance your curriculum experience including over 80 different clubs. You can lead an academic society, apply for a leadership role in the Head Girl or House teams, act as a mentor to younger students and benefit from the exciting Sixth Form sports programme with choices like dance and rowing. For the more adventurous, you can join one of our expeditions overseas (like Tanzania or Cambodia) or complete your Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award.

Sixth Form life

Our Sixth Form has an ’extended family’ feel where every girl is welcome. We pride ourselves on strong supportive relationships with and between all of our students. Your Sixth Form tutor group and tutor are a source of advice and support, with Year 12 and 13 students sharing experiences and knowledge. 

The Sixth Form common room is the hub of Sixth Form life where stories are shared over a cup of tea and plans made for the latest fundraising initiative or the Sixth Form Ball. The maturity and increased independence of Sixth Form means relationships with staff are characterised by mutual respect and care. There are a myriad of people to turn to for support, from our school counsellor to the Head of Sixth Form and her experienced tutor and pastoral team. You will also benefit from the unique Positive Project which supports you in developing strategies and tools to support good mental health.

Discover more about your Sixth Form space.

Girls First

We remain a single-sex Sixth Form due to the undeniable advantages it gives our students. We hold a firm belief that girls do better in an environment where they are free to be themselves; a belief that is supported by much well-documented evidence. The mark of a Blackheath High girl is the easy confidence that they exude, an inner-confidence which stems from being in an environment that fosters them as individuals and does not impose ceilings upon what they can achieve.

The GDST family

Blackheath High is one of 25 schools in the UK who are part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) network, the leading group of girls’ schools in the UK. This is immensely powerful, not only whilst you are at school, but also once you graduate. 

You will have access to opportunities that no stand-alone school can provide such as unique internships at institutions like Nomura Bank, or a special Careers Insight day at companies like PWC. Once you graduate as a GDST alumna, you then will join a network of at least 75,000 talented women around the globe - all interconnected by their link to the GDST and by their desire to support and network with each other. From the Chief Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police to the Ambassador to Estonia; you will find GDST alumnae wherever you turn, and they are always looking to lend a helping hand.